Arthritis, both Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis cause so much pain and stiffness in so many people. Muscle soreness can also be a real "pain"... get it? Anyway, I developed this balm, over the last couple of years to help with both muscle pain and arthritis. It is herbal infused and has a strong blend of essential oils that is safe for diabetics, heart related issues and medication. But PLEASE CONSULT WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN for any medicial contraindications (side effects with the essential oils and medications or medical problems).
This balm is focused on the cause of pain, the anti-inflammatory, neurative, pain reducing and healing properties are more effective with consistent and continued use. Think of it as a herbal remedy that you take on a schedule. 2-3 times a day is recommended. Use no more than 1 time every 2 hrs. Please take one day off a week to let your liver detox. There are hepatics in this balm (liver detoxing properties) but every body needs a day of rest from all essential oils, it is for your safety.
***If you are having surgery please stop use 2 weeks before surgery***
*** Do not use is pregnant or breastfeeding***
***If you have a blood clot or bleeding condition please check with your physician***
Now that I've covered all safety concerns here are the ingredients and there purpose in this product
Herbs infused in the oils
Arnica~ has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and immune-stimulating effects. Compounds in arnica may also interact with mitochondria, the energy powerhouses of the cell, protecting them from oxidative damage to promote healing. Compounds called lactones in arnica likely contribute to many of the benefits of arnica
Yarrow~ contains both flavonoids and sesquiterpene lactones which can reduce inflammation, also has astringent properties and brings blood to the site applied
Plantain~ contains natural allantoin a phytochemical, allantoin produces its desirable effects by promoting healthy skin, stimulates new skin cells and healthy tissue growth. Plantain also has anti-inflammatory properties
Chamomile~ contains many terpenoids and flavonoids contributing to its medicinal properties. Its great for inflammatory pain or congestive neuralgia, and in cases of external swelling. Chamomile extract was shown to stimulate osteoblastic cell differentiation and has pain reducing properties
Lavender aids in pain relief, is neurative and is a anti-inflammatory
Rosemary~ was found to inhibit the progression of rheumatoid arthritis.
Ginger contains two important phytochemicals called gingerol and shogaol that block the pathways to inflammation. Elements in ginger were found to reduce the action of T cells, immune cells that can add to systemic inflammation. A component of ginger essential oil, called zingibain, is also responsible for the oil’s anti-inflammatory properties, pain relief and treats muscle aches and arthritis. Ginger essential oil is believed to reduce the amount of prostaglandins in the body, which are compounds associated with pain.
Helichrysum~ reduces inflammation and act as chelators (they can remove unwanted toxins), prevents bruising and blood clots, relaxes tight muscles and connective tissu, and stimulates cellular regeneration
German Chamomile~ anti-inflammatory and pain reducing properties making a great aide in relieving the symptoms of arthritis. Reduces pain associated with injury or infection helping to ease the problem area and increase blood circulation to help with healing. The high azulen content in German chamomile makes it a very powerful anti-inflammatory and skin healer. Analgesic, anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, antiphlogistic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, cicatrisant, cholagogue, emmenagogue, hepatic, sedative, stomachic, vulnerary. Is proven to help arthritis and rheumatism with prolonged and continued use.
Vetiver~ acts by interfering with the body’s normal pain pathway, the nerves. Contains inflammation reducing properties by inhibiting the enzyme that causes inflammation. Vetiver oil is an excellent natural antioxidant which can prevent tissue damage in arthritis patients by replenishing antioxidants.
Geranium~ A 2013 study found that geranium oil is a safer and more effective ingredient for anti-inflammatory medication. It also increase circulation and is a nervine, reduces pain.
Black Pepper~ piperine, a compound that gives black pepper its sharp taste, prevents inflammation. In fact, piperine was almost as effective as prednisolone (a common drug for the treatment of arthritis) in reducing symptoms. Because of its warming, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties, black pepper oil works to reduce muscle injuries, tendonitis, and symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism.
Copaiba~ a large portion of the phytochemical makeup is beta-caryophyllene. This is the well-known constituent that makes Copaiba so great at relieving discomfort. Anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidative properties for Arthritis
Peppermint~ has excellent anti-inflammatory properties along with an anesthetic effect that helps in relieving the pain and swelling associated with arthritic conditions, rheumatoid arthritis in particular
Lavender~ well known for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, improves blood circulation in the area applied and reduces inflammation
Rosemary~ has been shown to not only reduce the pain and inflammation of arthritis, but also to help inhibit the overall progression of arthritis in studies conducted on lab rats. It may help prevent the breakdown of cartilage and thus prevent the severity of the disease. The main component of the oil, rosmarinic acid, is responsible for this effect, but other phytochemicals also support. Rosemary was found to inhibit the progression of rheumatoid arthritis.
Frankincense~ works by blocking substances (leukotrienes) that attack healthy joints in autoimmune diseases such as RA. It may arrest the progress of rheumatoid arthritis by inhibiting the production of certain inflammatory substances, thus preventing the damage they cause to the cartilages. The monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes in the oil are responsible for this healing effect.
Clove Bud~ is high in eugenol, and a powerful anti-inflammatory. It has been observed that eugenol reverses inflammation and cellular oxidation (which speeds the aging process). Eugenol was also effective in reducing the migration of leukocytes to the joints thus reducing inflammation and swelling. Clove Bud enhances the levels of anti-inflammatory cytokines like IL-10 while reducing the levels of inflammatory mediators. Is capable of reducing pain (analgesic) and decreasing the perception of pain (anti-nociceptive) by acting on various pathways and systems. Can help reduce oxidative stress and damage by removing free radicals and reactive oxygen species from body which helps decrease inflammation and prevent progression of arthritis caused by such oxidative damage.Clove oil is a great anti-microbial agent and therefore it could prove to be helpful in preventing and fighting infectious arthritis. This is a good option for the patients as treatment of infectious arthritis is often tricky.
Other ingredients: Organic Olive Oil, Organic Coconut Oil, Local Beeswax
I get that it is a lot of scientific jargon so if you have any questions please feel free to contact me!
You may also want to try willow bark capsules, ginger or turmeric in both food or drink form. But please check with you doctor before beginning those. And eating a anti-inflammatory diet is also another wonderful thing you can do for your health.
If you are interested in the Muscle Pain Relief Bath Salts which can also help Arthritis please check out this product
No Palm Oil
No Synthetic Dyes
No Synthetic Fragrances
Never Tested On Animals
Due to this being a natural product it has a shelf life of around 6 months. If cared for properly it will last longer. Please keep in a cool dark place and use clean dry hands to apply.
If you live in hot climate areas, or are ordering during the hot summer months, please be aware that the product may melt in transit to you. If so, just let it cool down again by either letting it set over night or by placing it in the refrigerator for a few hours. If you have any questions or concerns, please ask before ordering.
Do not digest essential oils without the guidance from a naturopathic doctor or an aromatherapist.
We at Modern Mom Elixirs LLC believe in the use of sustainable and environmentally safe and sound practices. Therefore, no plastics will be used.
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