Hey guys, how are you today? Can I ask you a simple question – does the name Tiger Balms rings any bell? Well, if your answer is no, then you should definitely read the article below. We’re going to show you amazing uses of Tiger Balm, which you’ve probably never heard of! But first, I would like to say a few words about this products – Tiger Balm medicated ointments, balms and liniments have been traditionally used by generations of Asians throughout the world as a quick remedy for common ailments.
How to Use Tiger Balm Medicated Ointments, Balms and Liniments
- Headaches and migraines
- Stomach ache caused by wind in the tummy
- Stuffy nose
- Muscle aches and pain
- Itching and pain caused by insect bites
Here are some of the effective ways that you can use Tiger Balm medicated ointments, balms and liniments:
- Sprains, muscle aches, arthritic and rheumatic conditions
First, you should know that you can use this product for sprains in your feet and hands! It’s very simple – you just have to soak the affected areas in a basin of warm water for 5 to 10 minutes. Towel dry and immediately massage Tiger Balm medicated ointment, balm or liniment into the affected areas gently. Note: and, for other parts of your body like your shoulders, knees or elbows, etc. it is best to apply the Tiger Balm medication after a warm bath. Alternatively, you can use a slightly moist warm towel to warm the areas before application.
- Stuffy nose
How to use Tiger Balm to treat stuffy nose – well, you should make a basin of hot water and place it on a table. Apply Tiger Balm medicated balm under your nostrils. Use a towel large enough to drape it over your head. With your eyes closed, position your face just above the basin of hot water, making sure that the towel covers the basin. Breathe in the steam till your nasal passage clears.
- Expelling wind from stomach
You can also use this product to get rid of bloating – first, you should make a basin of warm water and a towel large enough to cover your tummy. Apply a small amount of Tiger Balm liniment or balm onto your tummy and massage well into the area. Soak the towel into the basin. Wring the water from the towel, making sure that the towel is still slightly moist. Use the warm towel to cover your tummy. Repeat the process once the towel cools down.
- Headaches and migraines
How to get rid of relief of headaches and migraines – instantly! It’s very simple – you just have to put a warm towel on your forehead. Apply a small amount of Tiger Balm medicated balm to both sides of your temple and massage well into the area.
Listed below are the common active ingredients found in our range of Tiger Balm medicated / analgesic balms, ointments and liniments:
First, you should know that this ingredient has been used traditionally to treat rheumatism and inflammatory conditions. Camphor produces a sensation of warmth that helps to counter pain. And, you should also know that camphor increases blood circulation to the tissue area, thereby speeding up the healing process. Camphor also has a mild local anesthetic action and is frequently used to relieve muscular aches and pains, sprains, insect bites and local skin irritation.
Did you know that cajuput oil is antiseptic in nature? Well yes, and this means that this oil eases the discomfort of rheumatism, pulled muscles or ligaments, sprains, bruises, muscle tension, slipped disk, low back pain and sciatica. Once the oil is applied, it produces a warm sensation and stimulates the blood circulation around the area of application.
The experts say that this type of oil has powerful disinfecting properties, which means that this oil warms the skin and reduces swelling. And, you should also know that clove oil has powerful anesthetic qualities and been effectively used for relieving pain and discomfort caused by arthritis and rheumatism. It also has insect repelling properties.
Do you know what’s menthol? Well, menthol is a compound obtained from peppermint oil or other mint oils. Menthol has local anesthetic and counterirritant qualities. It has been popularly used as a quick pain reliever for rheumatism and arthritis. We really hope you find this article helpful and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family. Thank you and have a good one!