Understanding Embalming: Preservation and Preparation

Written by Fraser Stewart
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Please note: this article contains descriptions of the embalming process.

Embalming, a practice with roots across ancient civilizations like Egypt, is the process of preserving a deceased person's body to slow decomposition and facilitate respectful preparation for final farewells. There are multiple reasons why families might choose embalming, including:

The Embalming Process

Embalming involves a series of carefully executed steps:

Key Points

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