Arnica Massage Balm
for muscular stiffness, soreness
and rheumatic pain
Massage Balm is a
traditional herbal remedy for the symptomatic relief of muscular
pain, stiffness and backache. It
is based on the healing properties of the herb Arnica Montana, a
small herbaceous plant, indigenous to Central Europe.
Arnica has been used for centuries in herbal form as an external
application for injuries and is also suggested in homeopathic form
for any soft tissue injury. It is useful for promoting healing of damaged tissue, for
instance after operations or dental treatment; and is particularly
useful for muscular aches and pains after physical exertion.
extracts of plants. 100g contains: oil extract from dried flowers of
Arnica montana - 3.23g; dried leaves of Betula pendula Roth (Silver Birch)
- 3.23g; Lavender-Lavandin Oil (1:1) - 1.9g; Rosemary Oil - 3.9g. In
a base of Sunflower Seed Oil; ethanol 96% v/v.
- for symptomatic
relief of muscular pain, stiffness and backache
- also indicated
for rheumatic pain, fibrositis, bruising, cramp and sprains
- ideal for
- excellent both
before and after physical activities such as gardening and
exercise, to help relax muscles
- suitable for
vegetarians, vegans and those on a gluten-free diet
looking for a natural therapeutic massage oil.
- Currently used by
qualified physiotherapists working with sports professionals at
Premiership Football Clubs and Rugby Clubs
- Active people
will find it of benefit for sporting injuries and the aches and
pains of many other physical pursuits such as gardening
Adults: Apply sparingly to the affected part with gentle
massage three to four times daily.
Weleda Massage Balm
should ideally be used after a warm bath or shower, whilst the skin
is still damp.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. DO NOT APPLY TO OPEN WOUNDS
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Weleda Arnica Massage Balm
Weleda Birch Elixir
Arnica flowers consists of the dried
flowerheads of Arnica
montana. Armica has been used for centuries for the treatment of a
wide variety of injuries.
folklore, shepherds reported that sheep and goats living on the
mountainous regions of Central Europe, when injured in falls would
eat the wild herb. Even in cases of severe injury the animals would soon be
back on their feet fully recovered. The shepherds themselves also
tried the plant and found that when they were injured in falls the
plant helped speed their recovery.
The dried leaves of
Birch (Betula pendula Roth. or Silver Birch) has a long
tradition of usage in the treatment of hardening conditions of old
age, such as rheumatic and arthritic conditions.
The "Youthful Birch"
has the ability to overcome the normal hardening, ageing processes
by casting these processes into the bark, which it sheds on a
regular basis. The rest of the plant is then free from these
processes, as can be seen in the fresh green leaves and the
delicate, youthful branches.
Oil - A mixture of essential oils of: Lavender Oil obtained from
the distillation of the not fully opened flowers and sepals of
Lavandula angustifolia Miller.
Lavandin Oil from
the distillation of flowers of Lavandula latifolia fragrans, a cross
of Lavender and Spike lavender, native to the Alps.
Essential oil of
lavender has been used for centuries as an aid to relaxation both
physically and emotionally. It also helps to reduce muscle tension.
- Distilled from the flowering tops or leafy twigs of Rosmarinus
officinalis L., an evergreen shrub indigenous to southern Europe and
growing abundantly on dry rocky hills in the Mediterranean region.
commonly used in cooking Rosemary was also thought to ward off evil
and protect from the plague in ancient times. Used today where there
is lack of warmth in the areas of metabolism (depression, debility)
or for limbs e.g. - poor circulation, low blood pressure, aches and
Sunflower Seed Oil
- Obtained from the ripe seeds of Helianthus annuus L., by cold
expression or extraction.
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