The Arnica plant is known for its healing properties. It can be applied to the skin in order to heal bruises more quickly, soothe inflammation, ease muscle pain, and even alleviate stiffness caused by arthritis or other joint injuries. It’s also a potent skincare ingredient
Menthol, when applied topically to the skin, ingested, or inhaled, produces a cooling sensation. Menthol does not lower the temperature of the body or skin. Instead, it produces a cooling effect by blocking the calcium current along the nerves responsible for detecting temperature.
DMSO is used topically to decrease pain and speed the healing of wounds, burns, and muscle and skeletal injuries. DMSO is also used topically to treat painful conditions such as inflammation, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
Camphor is used topically to reduce pain whilst increase local blood flow and as a “counterirritant,” which reduces pain and swelling by causing irritation.
Clove is ideal for reducing pain and discomfort because it helps rapidly improves circulation and assist in diminishing tension in the body
Peppermint contains menthol and has anesthetic properties. It also has antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and carminative properties which assist in pain relief