This rosemary & peppermint balm of Gilead pain salve is all natural and is great for sore tender muscles, arthritis and various other types of pain.
This salve contains the following all-natural ingredients: Certified Organic Olive Oil, Certified Organic Sunflower Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Solomon's Seal Root, Certified Organic White Willow Bark, Certified Organic Cottonwood Buds, Beeswax, Vitamin E Oil, Essential Oils of Rosemary and Peppermint.
About the ingredients:
Solomon's Seal Root: The allantoin in Solomon's Seal may help to reduce or counteract inflammations and infections associated with all types of injuries to the muscular skeletal systems. It may act to produce cortisone in the body that stimulates the production and regulation of necessary synovial fluid in bursae and joints. This can be helpful for arthritis, bursitis and other types of pain. It may help to repair connective tissue to joints, cartilage and bones.
White Willow Bark:
White willow bark has traditionally been used for pain, to help relieve sore muscles, joint & arthritis pain among many other discomforts. A major component in white willow bark is salicin, which is closely related to aspirin and produces a similar effect as a painkiller. White willow bark is a superb analgesic and anti-inflammatory. It has been used to help treat headaches, tension, muscle spasms, cramps, menstrual cramps and several other types of pain.
Balm of Gilead Cottonwood Buds:
Balm of Gilead acts as an anti-inflammatory. As an example - Balm of Gilead acts in a similar way to aloe when applied to sunburn, as it can quickly suck out the heat and itchiness due to the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds found within this powerful oil. Similarly, when Balm of Gilead is applied to areas affected by arthritis, it can reduce inflammation, effectively eliminating pain as well. The sticky resin in these buds contain salicin which your body converts to aspirin.
Rosemary Essential Oil:
Rosemary essential oil has the ability to soothe muscle aches and pains. The ability of rosemary essential oil to relieve pain has resulted in its extensive use in treating headaches, muscle pains, rheumatism and even arthritis. Massaging the affected area that is in pain with rosemary essential oil can quickly relieve the pain. It has anti-inflammatory qualities as well, which makes it very good for relieving the pain from sprains and joint aches. It is known to stimulate blood circulation, which can also help to relieve pain.
Peppermint Essential Oil:
Peppermint essential oil is a very effective natural painkiller and muscle relaxer. Peppermint essential oil gives a cooling sensation and has a calming effect on the body, which can relieve sore muscles when used topically.
Use regularly for pain relief by massaging into the affected area(s). External use only. Store in a cool, dry place. Avoid keeping in direct sunlight. If melting occurs, place in the refrigerator to re-harden.
Do not use on open wounds or broken skin. If you are pregnant, nursing or on any medications, check with a qualified healthcare professional before using herbal products. Avoid getting in eyes, nose, mouth or other sensitive areas. Do not use if you are allergic to aspirin. Not for use on children.