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Which Essential Oils Help with Pain Relief?


Essential oils are one of the oldest natural remedies for chronic pain and inflammation. They’re still at the heart of modern pain management, from supporting post-workout recovery to treating chronic pain.


The Draig Balm Muscle Relief Cream infuses seven of the best essential oils for pain relief with Welsh Clay to naturally relax the muscles with anti-inflammatory benefits.


This muscle strain cream is formulated to provide targeted pain relief, speed up recovery, and help you achieve your fitness goals. You can incorporate it as part of your night-time routine to offer long-lasting natural pain relief.


The 7 essential oils in the Draig Balm Muscle Relief Cream are clinically proven to support recovery, relieve chronic muscle pain, and reduce inflammation.

Draig Balm has been formulated with 
The Best Essential Oils for Pain Relief

Black pepper, turmeric, camphor, cajeput, clove, wintergreen, and ginger are the best essential oils for pain relief. These 7 essential oils are combined with Welsh Clay to relieve aches and pains as a hot muscle rub.

  • Black Pepper

  • Black pepper has natural anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and warming properties that can help relieve the symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism while supporting muscle recovery. A 2014 study found that black pepper significantly improved neck pain when applied daily for four weeks.

    ​   2. Turmeric

    Turmeric is an essential oil that offers antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory benefits. It’s widely used in creams and massage therapies to relieve rashes and itchiness while treating minor wounds. The anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric help it block enzymes and cytokines to provide natural pain relief and reduce muscle swelling.

    ​   3. Camphor

    Camphor is an essential oil that contains several chemical components, including limonene, which gives it anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This natural essential oil eases joint stiffness and relieves inflammation, with research supporting its effectiveness in treating back pain.


       4. Cajeput

    Unlike other essential oils on this list, cajeput is also known for its antiseptic properties, along with being anti-inflammatory. It can be used to treat minor skin wounds, while the cineole chemical within cajeput oil acts as a natural pain relief when applied directly to the skin.

       5. Clove

    A 2017 study revealed that clove oil can significantly reduce skin irritation, including chronic itching. Its potential as natural pain relief was supported in a 2006 study that suggested it could be used as a topical anaesthetic with mild antiseptic properties, helping to soothe throbbing pains.  


       6. Wintergreen

    Wintergreen essential oil acts as a natural cooling agent, creating a tingling sensation on the skin when applied topically. Methyl salicylate is the main active ingredient in wintergreen oil and is comparable to aspirin, relieving pain and tackling inflammation.


       7. Ginger

    Ginger is an essential oil that’s been shown to have the potential to offer a natural treatment for rheumatoid arthritis by inhibiting joint swelling to make the condition more manageable.

    Discover the power of natural oils and Welsh clay with our Draig Balm Muscle Relief. Incorporate it into your post-workout routine or use it to help treat chronic pain as part of your night-time routine.

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    You can read reviews from our customers who have discovered the benefits of essential oils for pain relief.

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