Portable heating pad is easy to use - safe - and an easy way to alleviate aches and pains

Cherry-Pit-Pac neck

A portable heating pad is, as the name suggest, easy to use because it does not have to be plugged in an electrical outlet. It is usually heated in the microwave, but some of them can be heated in the oven with proper care.

Also most of the different types of non electric heating pads can be used hot or cooled in the freezer for a cold pack. They are used for many different reason from relieving aches and pains to a bread warmer.

These types of hot pads/cold packs have several advantages over traditional electric heating pads. We have mentioned, converts to a cold pac, portable, but other advantages is that it is easy to use ( about 2 minutes in the microwave), most conform to the body better than electric pads, can be used at the office or at work to name a few.

Also some are scented with essential oils to give the aromatherapy effect. Herbal heating pads are filled usually filled with the actual dried herb and also contains a filler such as flax seed or rice.

There are many sizes and shapes of this type of heating pad -

Cherry-Pit-Pac collar heating pad

Neck Cherry-Pit-Pac

Cherry-Pit-Pac for the back

Some styles are more versatile and can be used on any part of the body and some are for more specific area like the ones shown above.

Information on the many types of

Portable Heating pads