This is a strong balm that has a cooling and pain relieving effect on sprains, bruising and general sports related injuries.
It may also be helpful for other pain related conditions, when used topically.
1/4 cup beeswax pellets
1 1/4 cups oil combination made up as follows –
1/2 cup Arnica Oil (for pain, bruising and inflammation)
1/4 cup Tumeric Oil (for pain, inflammation and tissue repair)
1/4 cup St John’s Wort (for nerves, ligaments and tendons)
1/4 cup Rosemary Oil (for circulation and pain)
Note: these are all infused oils
Combine beeswax and oil combinations in top of a double boiler and heat gently until melted and combined.
Remove from heat, allow to cool slightly, then add the following essential oils, all noted for relieving pain –
1ml (20 drops) Wintergreen
1ml (20 drops) Clove
1ml (20 drops) Peppermint
1ml (20 drops) Bay
1ml (20 drops) Cinnamon
1ml (20 drops) Sweet Lavender
1ml (20 drops) Roman Chamomile
2ml (40 drops) Tumeric
Stir well and pour into large pot or many smaller pots. This will make 6 – 8 50gm pots. Allow to cool and set before placing lids on.