Best of Nature's Muscle Ache Relief Massage Oil Blend works naturally with your body to give much needed pain relief when treating muscle aches, strains and sprains, and for sports massage.
It is infused with a therapeutic mixture of Menthol, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Rosemary and Wintergreen in a light base of Sunflower, Sesame, Avocado and Canola Oils, and is great to incorporate into massage & spa treatments, or to use as a therapeutic skin moisturizer. Treat your skin. Take care of your muscles. Feel great.
Eucalyptus - Native to Australia, it is commonly used as an analgesic agent that helps relieve pain, reduce inflammation and improve respiratory conditions. It is also believed to help alleviate headaches and boost mental clarity.
Juniper - Commonly used in natural remedies for a number of maladies, it is well known for its ability to fight fatigue, muscle aches and arthritis. It can also help soothe skin flair-ups, boost the immune system, help with insomnia and aid with digestion. Research shows juniper berry essential oil contains over 87 different active constituent compounds, including strong antioxidants, antibacterials and antifungals. It smells great too.
Menthol - Typically derived from the herbs peppermint, eucalyptus and pennyroyal, menthol is a compound that has many potential health benefits. Applied topically, menthol has been shown to help treat pain, inflammation and congestion.
Rosemary is one of the most powerful herbs and essential oils on the planet, having an antioxidant ORAC value of 11,070, and the same incredible free radical fighting power as goji berries. Native to the Mediterranean, it has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years to improve memory, soothe digestive problems, boost the immune system and relieve aches and pains.
Wintergreen - Because this oil naturally has a sweet and fresh scent and smell, very similar to that of peppermint oil, it has a wide variety of uses in foods, teas, aromatherapy, household and beauty products. It is absorbed into the skin quickly, and promotes blood circulation while cooling irritation. This makes wintergreen oil act like a natural analgesic (pain reducer), anti-arthritic, antiseptic and astringent. It is also believed that it helps improve alertness and ones senses.
Avocado oil is moisturizing, but also anti-inflammatory, a natural steroid, and repairs sun-damaged skin much faster than leaving it alone. The anti-inflammatory aspects of it also can be of great benefit to those suffering arthritis and rheumatism. Nutrient-rich, it is very effective in relieving skin conditions such as eczema. Multiple massages with avocado oil can really make a difference, increasing the skins elasticity, for it helps to trigger collagen production. Since avocados have more antioxidants than other kinds of fruit, it is useful in fighting against free radicals.
Sesame oil, called "til" oil in Sanskrit, has reportedly been known since Vedic times. The ancient ayurvedic scholar Charaka, in his well-known treatise on ayurveda, claims that it is the best of all oils due to being rich in linoleic acid. It has anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Sunflower Oil, also known as Surajmukhi tel (Hindi) is a non-volatile oil extracted from the seeds of sunflowers. It is commonly used in cosmetic formulations due to its emollient properties. Its nutritious composition makes it one of the healthiest oils for application on the skin and the hair. The main component of sunflower oil is linoleic acid. Its other components include oleic acid and palmitic acid. In addition to these, it contains lecithin, carotenoids, tocopherols and appreciable quantities of vitamins A, D and E.
For all natural infusion of moisture, apply oil generously to body or add to a warm bath.