The active constituents of herbs absorb into the skin and encourage the healing of injured muscles and joints.
URB Apothocary supports sustainability within their ethos. The company states "We are striving to reduce plastic in any way possible so we are very proud to offer this salve in 100% cardboard, biodegradable tubes that have no lamination."
Note* the Muscle Joint Salve Balm now looks olive green and is no longer orange. This is a result of using a new infusion technique, making the oil even more potent than before!
HOW TO USE
Massage salve into sore muscles, joints, bruises, sprains, arthritis, etc.
NOTE: Avoid applying to broken skin and avoid your face. Wash your hands thoroughly after applying. Push up from the bottom.
ARNICA is known to reduce healing times by stimulating the migration of white blood cells to an injured area while increasing the movement of fluid buildup and decreasing swelling of the injured area.
COMFREY promotes and speeds up the healing of tissue and bone, at the same time reduces swelling.
CAYENNE and GINGER both contain special properties that aid in relieving pain and inflammation. It works by affecting your nervous system. Substance P is a neurotransmitter that relays information and results in what we call pain. Capsaicin, a major constituent of cayenne peppers, blocks substance P and therefore reduces pain.
MENTHOL CRYSTALS are a 100% natural product that originates from corn mint essential oil. Menthol crystals come from freezing the base concentrate oil. Menthol crystals are cooling, refreshing, and have a pleasantly strong minty aroma and aid in relieving pain.
TURMERIC SUPERCRITICAL CO2 EXTRACT is unique in that it contains active curcumin, an essential element that fights inflammation and has been discovered helpful for arthritis and also joint care. It may also help in muscle pain.
CASTOR OIL processes anti-inflammatory properties that make it an excellent massage oil for relieving arthritic joints, nerve inflammations, and sore muscles.
Helianthus annuus* (sunflower) oil* and Ricinus communis* (castor) oil infused w/ Capsicum annuum* (cayenne), Zingiber officinale* (ginger), Symphytum officinale* (comfrey), and Arnica montana* (arnica) flowers; Cera alba* (beeswax), Mentha arvensis* (menthol crystals), Curcuma longa L* (turmeric) CO2, Eucalyptus globulus* (eucalyptus) , tocopherols (vitamin e non-gmo) and amor *organic ingredient
2 oz cardboard tube or .5 oz tin
Why The Bodywork Collective supports this company??
- Each product is made by the company in-house in small batches and there may be some variation from batch to batch but ratios remain the same.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product does not intend to treat, diagnose, cure, or prevent any disease. If you’re pregnant, breastfeeding, or on any medications, please consult with a qualified health professional before beginning any new herbal products.
- URB Apothacary sources as locally, organically, ethically, and as potent as possible. The company chooses small herb farms not only throughout the US that we partner with and share this philosophy. This company acknowledges that "...by sourcing from small businesses the cost goes up but it is absolutely true that the quality is exponentially higher and that shows in our products."
- URB Apothacary supports sustainability and works incredibly hard to reduce their plastic footprint. The company uses biodegradable, unbleached, recyclable, or resued packaging
- This was taken from URB's webist about company ethos "Every product is made in-house by our very small team and we pour our hearts into every batch. These are made with no small amount of love and joy and it is our deepest hope that you feel this and the healing properties of our plant-based skin and body care."