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“The Safe, Natural, Easy to Use Patch Good for pain relief too”


1. Primary Pain Control

In lay terms, an application of heat ‘interferes’ with other pain signals currently being sent through your spine to the brain. The peripheral nerves (skin) that normally sense ”heat” and “cold” messages also send those hot and cold messages through to the spine and to the brain. While no one knows exactly all the ways this happens, heat messages do interfere with other more intense pain messages being sent from other nerves into this "relay system." In non-medical terms, it is thought that this ‘confuses’ the brain and helps to close down the signal intensity of the original pain message already in the relay system.

Quick and consistent interference with the more severe, intense pain signals may help stop the progression of these signals from moving into the state of “useless”, but “ongoing” pain when there is no longer any physical reason for the pain. It may also help to stop "remodelling" within the "relay system" that turns pain signals into the disease of pain (maldynia).

2. Increased Blood Flow:

The increase in blood flow also reduces pain by effectively supplying oxygenated blood and nutrients to the damaged-inflamed tissues while washing out the accumulated metabolites that are the result of the immune response to damaged tissues. Increasing blood flow ‘brings in’ important intracellular nutrients and provides for the replacement of more appropriate cell types.

This increase in blood flow and oxygenation is also extremely helpful during the ongoing muscular activities outlined in various recommended physical therapeutic programs, and spinal manipulations designed to help correct any degenerative condition that led to your acute pain episode.

3. Reduced Muscle Spasm or Tension

Heating a painful area can induce whole body relaxation, which is good for stress reduction. During this whole body relaxation, levels of the highly damaging hormone, Cortisol, and 16 other stress chemicals are reduced. It is thought this happens through a descending pain inhibitory pathway while it is helping to inhibit painful muscle tension and spasms.

4. A Fourth Pain Control Theory

This theory involves the direct influence of heat on neuromuscular tissue, including muscle spindles and on sensory nerve conduction, breaking the vicious cycle of pain-spasm-pain – effective in treatment for both acute and many types of chronic back pain.

Bringing pain and inflammation under control increases flexibility and the ability to move. This is very important, as movement is a major part of anyone's healing process.



The Fountainhead Heat Detox patches do not need to be kneaded or shaken prior to use. They are thin, lightweight and easy to wear anytime of the day or night and heat up naturally ie no drugs being absorbed by the body and thus good for people who have suffer from high blood pressure, kidney disease, gastro-intestinal bleeding and  people that are generally sensitive to other pain relief methods.

The Fountainhead Heat Detox Patches are designed to gradually heat for a long time by using internationally patented microcapsules of warming pigment. This product greatly improves blood circulation due to generation of Far Infrared Ray emitting anions. After using this product for an extended period of time, physical constitution of the human body may be changed.

Fountainhead Heat Detox patches are recommended  for:

·         people who experience coldness of the feet or hands even in ordinary weather

·         back pain, general body pain

·         pain in the abdomen (ie menstrual)

·         stiff neck and shoulder pain

·         pain of the ankles and joints

·         pain in hands, wrists and feet

·         sports injuries, muscular aches and pains

·         people who don’t mind heat on feet and want to detox quicker through feet

The Fountainhead Heat Detox Patches Contain Active Ingredients of:

1) Microcapsule
This is the container which contains the warming agents of the foot patches.

2) Tourmaline

Tourmaline is best known as one of the only minerals to emit far infrared heat. It creates a resonance in the body that vibrates at the same frequency as water. Tourmaline exerts a cleansing energy on our nervous system. This has a stabilizing and cleansing effect.


Infrared Tourmaline is the only mineral to show permanent electricity on the earth and is also a natural (non-manufactured) source of negative ions and far infrared (FIR) rays.


Far infrared rays naturally generate heat by causing the body's molecules to rapidly vibrate against each other. 

When Far infrared rays penetrate the skin, they come into contact with protein, collagen and fats, By stimulating micro-vibrations far infra-red cause a thermal reaction which elevates tissue temperatures. The human body then reacts by dilating all the blood vessels regardless of size. Tissues are revitalized because of the improved (micro & macro) circulation. 

It should be noted that an important principle of traditional Chinese medicine is that good blood circulation promotes good health. Conversely, an obstructed blood flow will increase the likelihood of disease and pain.

Infra-red therapy has proven to be effective because its "hot rays" exhibit analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic capabilities. Therefore the far infrared  produced by Heat Detox patches may be useful in the treatment of sub-acute or chronic inflammations, and for trauma, scar adhesions and nerve pain. 


3) Organic Agaricus  Semotus

Beta-glucan and Polysacchides contained in the Agaricus mushroom are known as one of the most powerful enhancing agents for the immune system. AAO certification proves the quality of our special Agricus mushroom. These organic mushrooms are naturally grown under powerful sunlight in the fertile red clay of Brazil without any artificial agents. Beta Glucans is known as a potent factor in natural cancer control. It is a steroid that has been used to assist in the regulation of cancer cells and is exceptional source of vitamins, minerals and amino acids.


4)Eucalyptus Oil
It exhibits exceptional permeability and sterilizing properties it infiltrates, absorbs, detoxifies, and sterilizes. The Eucalyptus is probably the most powerful antiseptic in its class as ozone is formed upon exposure to air.


5) Mugwort Extract
Used in protection and restoration of the liver and intestine, as a digestive aid and treats nervousness and insomnia; protection of eyesight; prophylactic in chemotherapy, suppression of carcinogenic substances, extinction of cancer cells; suppression of cholesterol; strengthening of blood pressure; action of immunity; removal of fever; and assists in women's diseases.


6) Loquat Extract
The Loquat leaf contains malic acid, tartaric acid, citric acid, tannate, carotene, vitamins A, B and C. It's leaves and kernel contain amygdalin (amygdalin is otherwise known as vitamin B17, or laetrile). It promotes the secretion of body fluids and has antitussive, expectorant, antiemetic properties. It has 3000 years of history in moxibustion therapies and has been used extensively in Buddhist medicine. In India it has been called the king of herbal medicine.

 7) Vitamin C
Vitamin C has properties that help prevent oxidization in metabolic processes of the human body and boosts the immune system functions of cells.

8) Chitosan
This comes from Chitin which is contained in Hokkaido crab (red sea king crab). Well known for weight-loss and isolating fatty tissue and dispelling it out of the body safely. This is a water-soluble, natural and high molecular substance to which has good characteristics of moisture-keeping, excellent membrane-forming and skin-protecting ability.


 9) Starch
This water-soluble substance is used to absorb excess moisture from the patch. As this component causes synergism for each component, their efficacies may be improved greatly.

10) Warming Pigment
The heating element of Heat Detox patches. After being pasted on the body or the bottom of the feet, it stimulates meridians, acupuncture points and promotes greater blood flow.

takararplacements.jpg11) Heat Storing Polysaccharide
A heating agent which also contains properties to keep the patches warm.

The Patches Can Be Applied On Most Any Part Of The Body

The Fountainhead Heat Detox Patches pull toxins out through the skin – Alleviate aches and pains – Improve blood circulation – Improve blood cleansing – Reduce swelling in body – Detox whilst sleeping – Improves quality of sleep – Provides a visual confirmation of detox – Made from potent all natural ingredients.

Additional Reading:

“Heat Blocks Body Pain Signals” -  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/5144864.stm


So keep it hot!

The Fountainhead

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670 Pretoria Main road, Wynberg, Sandton, 2191, South Africa
Phone: 086 111 2054 Fax: 011 887-7213 :: E-mail: florence@thefountainhead.co.za