Shea Butter comes from the African shea tree. Sometimes shea is used as a base for medicinal ointments. Some of the isolated chemical constituents are reported to have anti-inflammatory properties.
Grapeseed Oil is a good source of vitamin E. Grapeseed oil penetrates your skin quickly and doesn’t leave it feeling oily.
Arnica reduces pain, inflammation and bruising in joint and muscle injuries or post-surgery when applied topically.
Black Seed is a plant that is a remedy for everything. People have used the seed to make medicine for over 2000 years. Historically, black seed has been used for headache, toothache, and arthritis.
Calendula, or marigold, reduces inflammation and is useful as an antiseptic for cuts, scrapes, and bruises. The oil is high in antioxidants and is an effective topical analgesic.
Camphor is used for medicinal purposes. It is known to relieve pain and swelling by stimulating nerve endings. Camphor is used topically to increase local blood flow and as a “counterirritant”. The tree is also great for osteoarthritis and seems to reduce the severity of symptom by about half.
Eucalyptus can temporarily relieve joint pain and inflammation. The active ingredient in eucalyptus is menthol, which decreases pain by increasing skin temperature and blood flow.
Frankincense often called the “king of oil.” The oil inhibits the production of inflammation, making it a natural treatment option for pain-related conditions that affect the muscles, joints, and tendons.
Lavender is an herb that can be used to help treat pain and any associated inflammation. It may be useful for treating anxiety, insomnia, depression, and restlessness. It is also used to help relieve pain from headaches and sprains, and provide a sense of calm.
Lemongrass reduces the incidence of inflammation in the body. Inflammation is a factor in many adverse health conditions, including pain.
Peppermint is an herb that has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antispasmodic properties. Not only can it relieve pain and inflammation, but it can also calm the spasms that cause muscle cramps.
Rosemary is an herb that is traditionally used to help alleviate muscle pain.
Wintergreen is an herb that enhances the penetration of other ingredients. The active ingredient, menthol, blocks pain receptors by sending cold sensation through your nervous system which temporarily overrides pain.