Pain Relief Gel - Fusion Health

Pain Relief Gel

Pain Relief Gel

Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change unexpectedly, talk to your health professional.
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$18.95

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Description
Fusion Pain Relief Gel includes white turmeric, traditionally used in Chinese medicine to relieve symptoms of soft tissue injuries including pain, and menthol to relieve inflammation and decrease mild joint and muscle pain. Also contains magnesium, arnica and wintergreen oil.

Features and benefits

  • Non-greasy formula that’s readily absorbed and easy to apply to the muscles and joints
  • White turmeric is traditionally used to relieve pain (including pain associated with soft tissue trauma) in Chinese medicine
  • Arnica is traditionally used in Western herbal medicine to relieve muscle pain and soreness, for example due to sprains and strains
  • Menthol relieves mild pain and inflammation of the muscles and joints
  • Also contains magnesium and wintergreen oil

How it works

Fusion Pain Relief Gel is a non-greasy gel that’s readily absorbed into the skin so it’s easy to apply to the muscles and joints. It contains the following herbal ingredients in a base that includes magnesium.

White turmeric

White turmeric (also known as zedoary) is traditionally used topically in Chinese medicine to relieve symptoms of soft tissue injuries, including pain.

In Chinese medicine, pain is believed to occur when blood is unable to flow freely around the body; white turmeric is traditionally applied to affected areas to promote healthy circulation and get the blood moving as it should.

Arnica

Arnica has been used topically since at least the 16th Century in Western herbal medicine, where it’s traditionally applied to relieve symptoms of painful sprains and strains, and mild joint and muscle inflammation1.

Menthol

Menthol is a naturally occurring substance found in peppermint and some other members of the mint or Mentha genus of plants2.
It has a cooling effect when applied to the skin, initially stimulating pain receptors in the area and then desensitising them (reducing their sensitivity or ‘turning them off’). As a result, it relieves inflammation and decreases mild joint and muscle pain and soreness.

Wintergreen oil

Wintergreen is a shrub that grows in North America. Its oil has a pleasant aroma and is rich in a compound called methyl salicylate, which is related to salicylic acid3,4.

References

  1. Widrig, R. et al. Rheumatol Int, 2007;27(6):585-91.
  2. Finch, P.M. & Drummond, P.D. Pain Manag, 2015;5359-71.
  3. Hebert, P.R. et al. J Altern Complement Med, 2014;20(4):219-20.
  4. Zampieron, E. Int J Complement Alt Med, 2015;1(4):97-102.

 

Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change unexpectedly, talk to your health professional.

Ingredients

Each gram contains:

Arnica (Arnica montana) flower 2mg, dry equiv. 20mg
White turmeric (Curcuma zedoaria) rhizome 5mg, dry equiv. 50mg
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Wintergreen oil 55.56mg, equiv. to methyl salicylate 50mg
Menthol (from peppermint oil) 25mg
Magnesium (as magnesium chloride hexahydrate) 8.37mg
Directions

Directions for use

Adults: Massage a thin layer into affected area(s) up to four times a day. Do not use on broken or damaged skin.

Cautions

Cautions

For external use only. Contains methyl salicylate. Do not use this product if pregnant, likely to become pregnant, breastfeeding or in children 6 years of age or less. If you have sensitive skin, test this product on a small area of skin before applying to a large area. If irritation develops, discontinue use. Avoid contact with eyes. Application to skin may increase sensitivity to sun, avoid prolonged sun exposure. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional. Contains ethanol 20%(w/w). Store below 30°C. Do not use if seal on tube is broken. Keep out of reach of children.

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