Is the blue gel in ice pack poisonous?
Cold contricts blood vessels and reduces inflamation, which is the cause of a lot of the pain an injury generates, but relieving pain does not address the mending of an injury…. (MORE)
In 1971, Jacob Spencer of Nortech Laboratories submitted an application for the nation's first patent involving a flexible gel application for hot and cold therapy. Patent # 3…,780,537 was granted in 1973 and the first Reusable Hot / Cold Gel Pack was born. (MORE)
The only way that its possible to get ink poisoning from ANY type of pen is to swallow it, or if it gets inside of an open cut. Scientists who researched this proved that you …need to swallow an ounce or more of ink to get ink poisoning. However gel pens use water-based ink, so they are less of a risk and non-toxic. (MORE)
Breast engorgement is a real and serious medical condition that many breast-feeding mothers end up having to deal with when raising a child early on. Some engorgement is perfe…ctly natural after childbirth. Between the second and fifth days after your childbirth, you will feel your breasts becoming noticeably larger and (MORE)
In the search for remedy from headaches, those who suffer with the malady have come up with innovative approaches to getting a break. One of the most counter-intuitive approac…hes for dealing with migraine headaches is their treatment with ice packs. To the uninformed this might seem pointless and little more (MORE)
Chewing an aspirin during a heart attack has saved many lives. Although it's not a substitute for a trip to the emergency room, it can buy a little extra time. First call 911 …then chew on a full-strength (325 mg) aspirin tablet while waiting for help to arrive. If someone (MORE)
According to the original maker of Blue Ice (Pelton Shepard), you may cut the bag open and throw the gel content away, they claim that the gel is bio degradable over time. The…n rinse the plastic shell and put it in the plastic recycling. For more information, see the link to the manufacturer below. (MORE)
Ice cream. Only.Hand-packed ice cream is the result of taking ice cream as it comes from the supplier and packing it into another container. When transferring it, the hand pac…ker uses a tool like an ice cream spade to compress the ice cream, working hard to press out much of the air that's in the machine-made product. The result is a denser, heavier, and more flavorful form of the frozen dessert. (MORE)
Yes, if you hit your head or bump it ice will bring down the swelling. Ice is good for many bumps, burns, and scrapes.