Warm approximately 2 tbsp. of coconut oil or olive oil and add 8-10 drops of peppermint oil. Rub into the affected joints. Use as needed.
Apart from being an analgesic, peppermint oil has an anesthetic effect that helps to soothe both the inflammation and the pain associated with joint pain caused by conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It is a safe, natural alternative to use for joint pain such as knee pain, back pain and neck pain than over-the-counter topical pain reliever gels that are ridden with chemicals.
How to use peppermint oil for joint pain and arthritis:
1. Apply Topically: Warm approximately 2 tbsp. of coconut oil or olive oil and add 8-10 drops of peppermint oil. Rub into the affected joints. Use as needed.
2. Massage Blend: Combined with eucalyptus oil (an excellent analgesic) you can try this more potent arthritic pain relief salve.
8-10 drops peppermint oil
8-10 drops eucalyptus oil
1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons carrier oil, such as coconut oil or moringa oil (Moringa oil is a powerful anti-inflammatory as supported by a recent study making it a great choice for this blend)