SPORTS INJURIES

It is great to work out and start exercising for better health. However, a number of times, people hurt themselves in the process due to not warming up, improper safety gear or because they are not in shape.

INSECT BITES

Getting out to the great outdoors is probably one of the best recreational activities you can do. Sure, it saves some money if you pitch a tent and create some incredible memories, but the redness and swelling caused by insect bites can be irritating and painful.

INFLAMMATION

Inflammation is a defense mechanism in the body. The immune system recognizes damaged cells, irritants, and pathogens, and it begins the healing process.

When something harmful or irritating affects a part of our body, there is a biological response to try to remove it. 

SUNBURN

Sunburn is a radiation burn that affects the skin tissue due to overexposure to UV rays from the sun. It causes redness of the skin as well as irritation.

THE SECRET BEHIND

HERBAL ICEMAN

ARNICA

Arnica is a genus of perennial, herbaceous plants in the sunflower family. Arnica contains helenalin, a sesquiterpene lactone that is a major ingredient in anti-inflammatory preparations (used mostly for bruises).

Arnica has been used by people for hundreds of years, going back to the 1500s to relieve pain and heal injuries.

MENTHOL

Menthol is an organic compound made from the oil of mint leaves. It has local anaesthetic, & counterirritant qualities and has a local antinociceptive effect and when applied topically. Menthol in combination with other herbs can alleviate pain and give a cool, icy sensation. It can increase circulation, reduce swelling and relax the muscles affected.

ECHINACEA

Echinacea is a genus, or group of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family. They have large, showy heads of composite flowers. Echinacea is commonly used for its medicinal qualities, including the ability to treat boils, abscesses, wounds, ulcers, burns, eczema, psoriasis, UV radiation skin damage, herpes simplex, bee stings, and haemorrhoids.

COMFREY

Comfrey is a plant that produces purple, blue and white flowers and it is also known for its long slender leaves. The root of the leaves contain chemical substances known as allantoin and rosmarinic acid.

Allantoin boosts the production of new skin cells and rosmarinic helps ease pain and inflammation.

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