You suffer stiffness, tension, stiff neck, joint pain or muscular ? Yet some homemade ointments, in localized massage, can quickly relieve fatigue, cramps and aches. They are either based onarnica, powerful anti-inflammatory, either based on camphor or from sage, whose properties analgesics are no longer to prove. Discover 5 natural pain relief balm recipes heating or not, Easy and quick to do.
3 tips before making a pain balm
-Clean and disinfect
The countertop on which you will make these balms, as well as the bowl, pots and utensils you will need.
What you need on your countertop.
– Handle all this material
Only with perfectly clean hands.
5 effective balm recipes that soothe pain
1 – Arnica Pain Relief Balm Recipe
In a previously sterilized jar, melt 3 tablespoons of beeswax in a double boiler.
Beeswax melted, add 2 tablespoons of coconut oil then 3 teaspoons of arnica oil.
Then off the heat, the preparation not too hot, add again:
– 6 drops of spearmint essential oil
– 12 drops of wintergreen essential oil
– 9 drops of peppermint essential oil
– 7 drops of frankincense essential oil
Once the lid of the jar is closed, put the balm in the refrigerator.
2 – Heating pain balm with arnica recipe
In a previously sterilized jar, melt 4 tablespoons of coconut oil in a double boiler.
The melted oil, off the heat, add 1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper and 3 tablespoons of dried arnica flowers.
Take the water bath again and mix the preparation well.
Then let cool a little.
Massage the painful areas with the still lukewarm balm.
3 – Camphor Pain Relief Balm Recipe
Pour 3 tablespoons of camphor and 2 tablespoons of mint essence in a bowl.
Heat in a double boiler.
Let the mixture cool a little then apply to the skin.
4 – Homemade heating pain relief balm with camphor recipe
Heat in a bowl, in a double boiler, a mixture of a teaspoon of beeswax, 1 teaspoon of shea butter and 4 tablespoons of hazelnut vegetable oil.
The mixture melted, remove from heat, stir everything well, then add 15 drops of essential oils of camphor.
Pour into a previously sterilized jar.
Store in the refrigerator.
5 – Sage Pain Relief Recipe
In a saucepan, melt 250 g of lard + 50 g of white wax over low heat.
add 5 handfuls of fresh leaves powdered.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
Filter the mix while still hot through a cloth
Pour into a tightly sealed jar.
Keep away from heat and light
How to use these pain relief balms
Take a little balm, apply it to the slightly damp skin, then massage gently, without ever pressing too hard.
Stop the application, washing the massaged area if an intense burning sensation appears.
Avoid using these balms if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Do not use these balms on a child, or on a wound, even if it is healing.
Do not touch your eyes if you have used these balms.
As a precaution, wash your hands as soon as possible after using the balm.