Herbal Remedies: Pain-Relieving Cream

This pain-relieving cream is one of the many herbal remedies that can relieve muscle aches and pains due to the medicinal properties of its ingredients.


| March 2014


In Grow It, Heal It(Rodale, 2013), Christopher Hobbs and Leslie Gardner show how fun, easy, convenient and cost-efficient growing herbs for DIY herbal remedies can be. The following excerpt is a recipe for a pain-relieving cream with cayenne pepper that you apply directly on the skin to alleviate muscle aches and pains. Find more information about cayenne pepper in The Health Benefits of Cayenne Pepper.

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Ginger-Cayenne Heat-Treatment Cream

Here's help for muscle aches and pains. You can make the infused oil yourself, using the Cayenne- and Ginger-Infused Oil recipe, with 1/2 cup ground or powdered dried ginger and 1/2 cup ground or powdered dried cayenne.

Oil Phase



• 1/2 ounce (2 to 3 teaspoons) beeswax
• 1 tablespoon coconut oil
• 4 tablespoons cayenne- and ginger-infused oil
• 10 to 15 drops wintergreen essential oil (optional, for fragrance and pain-relieving activity)

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