What will you do if you want to relax your tired muscles? If you have no idea yet, I have something beneficial to share to you today. I’ve found a great post from Mommypotamus which shares amazing homemade rub for sore muscles. This warming rub can be used to have a relaxing treat that soothes tired, achy muscles, menstrual cramps, psoriasis, arthritis pain, shingles, nerve pain and more.
According to Mommypotamus, this recipe make use of powerful ingredients that include coconut oil, finely grated cocoa butter, cayenne powder, ginger powder, peppermint oil, eucalyptus oil, clove oil, and arrowroot powder. This ingredients are mainly for adults use but if it is intended for children below 5 years old, she advises to omit peppermint oil and omit clove oil if below 12 years old.
What are the benefits of these ingredients?
Cayenne powder – contains capsaicin, which reduces the amount of Substance P – a chemical pain transmitter in the body.
Ginger root powder – ginger root is an effective as a topical anti-inflammatory.
Peppermint oil – a natural muscle relaxant and painkiller
Clove oil – another painkiller that contains eugenol
Eucalyptus oil – a popular oil to soothe sore mucles
Coconut oil and cocoa butter – serves as a base for your balm and self-life extender
Arrowroot – reduce the oily texture
For your ingredients need, you can check out Frontier’s Cayenne Powder, Frontier’s Ginger Root Powder, Now Foods Peppermint Oil, Clove Oil and Eucalyptus Oil, and Bob’s Red Mill Arrowroot Starch Flour here. Click the ingredients to get to its corresponding Amazon page.
If you are eager to try this recipe as your another DIY project at home, please check the link below to read the full post and learn the exact details of the tutorial…