How To Make Pain Balm At Home

How To Make Pain Balm At Home

The pain disrupts our daily lives and spoils us with our routine. Painful muscles and achy joints can be difficult to bear, especially if it is a chronic problem. Continue reading How To Make Pain Balm At Home

Such ailments are often caused by excessive activity, staying in a position for too long, exhaustive hours of work, lifting, incorrect posture or simply aging. Pain can also be a symptom of many underlying conditions, such as arthritis or fibromyalgia.

Pain medications can only last for a long time, and they are also very expensive. In addition, they may have side effects that can still wreak havoc on your daily life.

These side effects may include nausea, rash, stomach pain, heartburn, and fatigue. When taken at high doses, some medications can also cause liver damage and increase the risk of heart attack.

This DIY Pain Balm is an economical option that will help relieve pain in your joints and muscles as well as reduce inflammation. The different ingredients used in this recipe give different properties to the balm.

Here are some advantages of some ingredients:

Camphor has anti-inflammatory properties that help relieve pain and inflammation.

Peppermint oil has cooling properties, which relieves sore muscles and has a calming effect on the body.

Arnica oil helps to reduce inflammation, and its analgesic properties help to numb the pain. It is used to treat pain, bruising, sprains and other ailments.

Clove oil plus has analgesic features for pain relief. It further eases sore muscles.

How To Make Pain Balm At HomeHow to Make Homemade Pain Balm

Ingredients:

  • Extra-virgin coconut oil: ¼ cup
  • Grated beeswax: 2 tbsp (or 1 ounce)
  • Camphor – 1 tbsp or 10: 12 balls
  • Peppermint essential oil: 9 drops
  • Sterile storage container
  • Clove essential oil: 5 drops
  • Arnica essential oil: 7 drops

Procedure:

  1. Measure ¼ cup extra virgin coconut oil and put it in a bowl.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons (or 1 ounce) of pure grated beeswax.
  3. Microwave for 30 seconds to 1 minute, until ingredients are completely melted.
  4. Combine ten to twelve camphor balls to the mix, & microwave for twenty seconds or till the balls dissolve fully.
  5. Add 9 drops of peppermint, 7 drops of arnica and 5 drops of essential oils of cloves.
  6. Mix the contents thoroughly with a wooden stick. This mixture can stubbornly adhere to metal utensils.
  7. Transfer to the sterile storage container.
  8. Leave it for a few hours at room temperature to cool it.

How To Use Your Balm With Homemade Pain

  1. Pick up a little balm with your finger.
  2. Apply gently to the affected area, massage in a circular motion for 5 minutes.
  3. There is no need to cover the area. The balm may be left on and should not be rinsed.

Precautions

Although side effects are rare from a natural balm of pain, this always helps to ensure that you have taken the proper
precautions.

  1. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the ingredients.
  2. Do not apply balm on open wounds, nose or eyes.
  3. For external use only. Do not swallow it.
  4. If your skin is irritated after application, wipe the balm immediately.

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