Sore Muscle Balm- Ingredients & their purposes- Essential oils- * Peppermint Oil contains menthol, which has a cooling effect on sore, achy muscles. It also has analgesic, antispasmodic, and anti-inflammatory properties. * Eucalyptus Oil has a cooling effect on muscles and reduces pain and inflammation. * Black Pepper Oil has warming, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties. Black Pepper Essential Oil works to reduce joint and muscle pains and symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism. * Clove Oil is used to soothe muscle aches and pains. Cloves help the blood flow through the area and help reduce the pain. Because it helps improve circulation, clove oil is ideal for reducing the pain and discomfort typically associated with tension headaches. * Cinnamon Oil is known to boost the circulation and aid muscle relaxation, which will help prevent muscle pain. Cinnamon is also and effective anti-inflammatory, helping to ease aching muscles. Cinnamon has been shown to have anti-oxidant qualities. * Frankincense Oil works as a great remedy for discomfort and stress. If you apply it topically, diluted with a carrier oil, frankincense essential oil can reduce pain and discomfort. Sal butter is rich in Stearic and Oleic fatty acids. Shorea (Sal) Butter is an excellent conditioner for skin, restoring softness and elasticity. It is believed to provide soothing and anti-inflammation properties, as well as boost UV-protection. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that can help protect skin from free radicals and from adverse effects of the sun, such as premature aging and wrinkles. Using a skincare product formulated with sunflower oil is a good way to obtain vitamin E’s benefits for skin. Coconut oil can effectively reduce the presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. This is significant because people with eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions can be more vulnerable to skin infections. Safflower Oil is found to be noncomedogenic, meaning it won’t clog your pores. Its anti-inflammatory effects may also be potentially helpful in treating skin conditions. Avocado oil contains a high percentage of Vitamin E, as well as potassium, lecithin, and many other nutrients which can nourish and moisturize your skin. The oleic acid also promotes collagen production, which helps grow new skin. This accelerates the healing process, helping with issues like sunburn. Beeswax heals and softens skin and is an antibacterial agent. It can help fight conditions like acne, dry skin, eczema, and stretch marks. These all-natural remedies for psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis get down into the core of the problem and work simultaneously to treat inflammation while healing damaged skin and restoring moisture in the infected area. It is most important to try a test patch on an uninfected area of the skin to ensure you don’t get an allergic reaction first. All products are for external use only. *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. LEGAL DISCLAIMER The information on this page has been compiled from published sources and is provided only as a guide. Although every effort has been taken to ensure that information published on this site is correct and up to date, I cannot guarantee the accuracy of all information presented, and accept no liability in respect of any omission or error. The customer should always satisfy themselves as to the ultimate suitability of a product for an intended application. I accept no liability in the unlikely event of an adverse reaction occurring when using one of these products.