Up to eighty-eight percent of women and sixty-nine percent of men experience headaches caused by stress or tension in their lifetime. Tension headaches are muscle contractions mostly caused by tension and stress. “Mental stress alone can elicit muscle contraction through the limbic system” according to, Loretta Mueller, DO. Being that the sense of smell is directly connected to the limbic system, one may rationalize that inhalation is an effective means of treatment along with absorption through the skin.
This gel contains components that show antispasmodic and stress relieving capabilities as well as have cooling, analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. A gel base is used to achieve quick absorption, as it penetrates the skin faster than an oil or lotion base.
Contains 100% pure essential oils oMethylisothiazolinonef Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Clary sage (Salvia sclarea), Roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis) & Peppermint (Mentha piperita), Hydrosols of Peppermint & Helichrysum, Lime blossom herbal infusion and a gel base derived of a naturally occurring polysaccharide (Aqua, Glycerin, Sorbitol, Sclerotium Gum, Sodium Citrate, Xanthan Gum, Sucrose Laurate, Propylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Phenoxyethanol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Caster Oil, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, , Methylchloroisothiazolinone).
*See variation for Aloe base option
Directions: Apply a small amount to forehead, temples, neck or where ever pain is felt. Use as needed.