Petroleum Jelly: Uses, Benefits, Dangers, and More

Mar 17, 2017 · Petroleum jelly (also called petrolatum) is a mixture of mineral oils and waxes, which form a semisolid jelly-like substance. This product hasn’t changed much since Robert Augustus Chesebrough discovered it in 1859. Chesebrough noticed that oil workers would use a gooey jelly to heal their wounds and burns.Author: Daniela Ginta…