Sore muscles can really change the way we get through, or don’t make it through, a day at work or exercise session. Even if you just need to get through a day at home, sore muscles can make it near impossible and very uncomfortable. It turns out that there are a lot of plants that can actually help soothe sore muscles just as well as big name brands like Bengay or pain relievers. A lot of the plants and botanicals might already be familiar to you, and then there are some that are not as common.
The next time you are looking for something to soothe your sore muscles, try one of these plant infused products to pamper yourself with.
Sombra Warm Therapy Natural Pain Relieving Gel, $15
This natural based pain gel is one of the most well known product based products on the market. Infused with tons of botanicals, including aloe vera, green tea, camphor, orange peel, rose petal, yucca, witch hazel and queen of the prairie, you can be sure that everything you are applying is safe.
Origins Foot Rest, $20
Sore feet can be soothed in a eucalyptus based foot soak that will also help soften and moisturize, dry feet. The menthol that is infused in the soak helps relieve any skin irritation you might also be experiencing.
Ole Henriksen Muscle Comfort Lotion, $30
Created for men, this product is great for anyone that needs a good daily muscle relaxer. Geranium is a botanical that is often used to reinforce capillaries, so the geranium and lavender present in this lotion pair well together to heal sore muscles.
This Works Muscle Therapy, $18
This lotion uses arnica which has been used for centuries to ease muscle discomfort and revitalize muscles. Not only is arnica great for muscles, but it is beneficial for skin too so you will feel and look good. In addition to the arnica, there is also sunflower seed oil which improves skin.