Where Can You Watch an Embalming Process?

Where Can You Watch an Embalming Process?

A person can watch a number of videos about the embalming process through web pages such as YouTube.com, NationalGeographic.com and Vimeo.com. Some of the videos explain the process of embalming a body while taking a viewer through the steps involved.

The purpose of embalming a human body is to sanitize, disinfect and preserve the corpse. The process consists of injecting a formaldehyde-based solution into the arteries of a dead body to replace the blood and stop the process of decay. The videos of the embalming process identify and explain the tools that are used by the embalmer.