All Natural Ingredients - Natural Pain Relief
Petroleum Jelly - A natural pain relief mixture of mineral oils, when blended together create something remarkable. First it helps keep the outside world out as it protects skin from the effects of weather and exposure. Second, it acts like a sealant to help keep the inside world in as it forms an occlusive barrier to the natural skin.
Castor Oil - It is known to penetrate deep into tissues, to soften and enrich the skin cells for renewed pliable skin. It is a most amazing and versatile natural treatment.
Atomidine/Iodine - Atomidine is a natural pain relief product which influences physical, mental growth, nervous and muscle tissue function. It is easy to absorb into the skin. It is a healthy product extremely beneficial for many health purposes. Iodine is an essential nutrient.
Wintergreen Oil - Oil of Wintergreen is extracted from leaves of a small evergreen herb. The plant has been used for rheumatoid arthritis, for respiratory conditions such as chronic mucus discharge, but is mainly employed for joint and muscular pain relief from conditions such as lumbago, sciatica, neuralgia, gout, and fibroblast. Wintergreen is often added to liniments and ointments to help ease muscle and joint pains. Wintergreen should not be used by people who are allergic to aspirin. Also wintergreen should never be ingested and only used topically. It is a fine addition for supporting joint and muscular aches and pains.
Additional Reasons to use Aunt Alberta's Remedy
Ointments - Salves are light and slightly oily, to blend with the skin's secretions and allow the active ingredients to penetrate the skin. The heavier and oiler salves and ointments apply protective remedies to the skin's surface.
Nerve Endings - There are 5 to 6 million people known to be suffering from Fibromyalgia in the United States. The most distinctive feature of fibromyalgia, one that differentiates it from similar conditions, is the existence of certain "tender points" - eighteen specific spots where the muscles are abnormally tender to the touch. The eighteen points tend to cluster around the neck, shoulders, chest, back of the head, on the thighs, knees, elbow region, hips, and include the following:
•Around the lower vertebra of the neck
•At the insertion of the second rib
• Around the upper part of the thigh bone
• In the middle of the knee joint
• In muscles connected to the base of the skull
• In muscles of the neck and upper back
• In muscles of the mid-back
• On the side of the elbow
• In the upper and outer muscles of the buttocks
Pressure Points - The pain is usually described as burning, throbbing, shooting, and stabbing. The pain and stiffness is often greater in the morning than at other times of the day.
Such activities as lifting and climbing stairs are often very difficult and painful.
It is good to maintain a regular program of moderate exercise. A daily walk followed by some gentle stretching exercises is good.