Soothe Arthritis Using This Homemade Essential Oil Ointment

Arthritis is among the most common health issues, especially as you age, and it can get pretty painful and annoying. Luckily, there are treatments that help offers relief, even though some are long term and you would need to use medication for a long period of time. To relieve the symptoms of arthritis, you can choose to use a homemade arthritis ointment that is pure and natural.

The homemade ointment features essential oils that have properties that help improve the health problem that affects joints mostly. The powerful essential oils together with a solid carrier oil like coconut oil will offer you quick relief from the painful condition so you can live your life as normal and happy for that matter. It is one of the easiest and quickest products you can make at home and the benefits make it worth the small effort.

The essential oils

Frankincense essential oil – The oil has the ability to transmit messages to the limbic system in the brain, which in turn take an effect on the nervous system. The essential oil helps in improving lower body joint pains, muscle pains that are associated with arthritis, asthma and digestive disorders. The oil is also great at improving circulation, thus making thing better.

Ginger essential oil – It has defensive agents that contain anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties making it a great selection for the ointment. It also has components that offer pain relief thanks to the anti-inflammatory properties.

Myrrh essential oil – Just like ginger essential oil, myrrh has sesquiterpenes but it also has terpenoids that offer anti-inflammatory and antioxidants thus improving the symptoms arthritis.


  • Place 4 ounces of unrefined coconut oil in a bowl.
  • Pour in 20 drops of pure frankincense essential oil, 10 drops of ginger essential oil and 20 drops of myrrh essential oil. Buy essential oils from trusted sources to get their purest forms to enjoy the full benefits.
  • Blend the ingredients well and then pour the ointment in a glass jar with a tight lid to maintain quality and effectiveness of the ointment.

Directions of use

This recipe is enough to make an ointment that can be applied up to 20 times. You can make a fresh ointment as needed.

Massage the homemade ointment onto affected areas at least twice daily to enjoy pain relief. If you love getting massages or you get massages to relieve arthritis symptoms, you can carry the ointment with you for your masseuse to use during the mild massage.

Keep the ointment in a dark, cool and dry place to maintain the quality and ensure that you replace the lid tightly after every use.

You can use the ointment every time you experience pain to enjoy some quick relief. It is also important that you use the pure essential oils from trusted suppliers to enjoy the best quality with your ointment. Always use a carrier oil, especially for products that you are directly using on the skin. Most essential oils are highly concentrated and can scotch the skin.


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