Do you suffer from soreness due to exercise? Sleep on the wrong side of the bed. Not enough vitamins? Tired from running after kids? Constantly moving around. Homemade Sore Muscle Balm.
How to Prevent Cramp
Ways to prevent muscle cramp:
- make sure to have enough Calcium, magnesium, and potassium in the diet
- Stretch often
- healthy meal
- healthy eating
Homemade Sore Musle Balm Recipe
1/3 cup beeswax
1/2 cup shea butter
1/2 cup coconut oil
15 drops of peppermint oil
10 drops of eucalyptus oil
- In a pot, turn on low heat.
- Add beeswax, shea butter, and coconut oil.
- Stir constantly.
- Add in essential oil.
- Let it harden
- Put in medium size jar. 4 oz.
A natural product. Beeswax is created and secreted by bees. There are three types of beeswax: white, yellow, and absolute. For the skin, beeswax hydrate. Use as healing, heal abrasion.
This softens the skin and good for swelling. The butter is anti-inflammatory and works as a natural sun screen.
massage with coconut oil is good to help with circulation. Coconut oil applied on pain area will help to lessen pain. Also, the constant movement will strengthen the muscle.
The oil cools sore and achy muscle. Helps with muscle stiffness. And, peppermint is a painkiller.
Good for joint pain. The oil helps with stress and mental fatigue.
Make Your Own Product
Making your product, there is more control in the product. You can decide what scent to put in the product or to keep it scentless. Knowing that it is safe for the family to use. Knowing the ingredient in the product. Save on the cost. When you are completely out, you can make your product at home.
Muscle cramp can be reduced by changing everyday diet or changing everyday habits. Not to overexert the body by exercising excessively. The lack of water can affect the muscle and cause dehydration. A muscle cramp can be from not enough nutrient or issue with blood flow. If not attended with the muscle cramp, it can lead to other issues.