Tiger Balm natural components
Latin name: Melaleuca leucadendron
The cajeputier is an aromatic tree. This tree is native to Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam. It can be found in abundance in Malaysia or the Philippines. The oil has a scent that resembles camphor. Its properties resemble that of Eucalyptus and pine, but more gently.
Cajeput oil is used against rheumatism and cholera on the island of Java and Malaysia. The properties of this oil are numerous: tonic, anti-neuralgic, antiseptic, expectorant, febrifuge and anthelmintic. The essential oil derived from the Cajeput is invigorating and stimulating.
Latin name: Cinnamomum camphora
Camphor is a tree that grows in Taiwan, South China and Japan. Considered the tree of life in China, the consumption of fruit would reach immortality.
an essential oil extracted from the leaves of a tree or older than 50 years. The Arabs were already using camphor in the XI th century, to take advantage of its cardiotonic and antiseptic properties.
Latin name: Eugenia caryophyllus
Comprising more than 500 different species of trees, Girofliers have a glossy foliage and can be found in tropical Asia, Australia or Africa. The Arabs brought this tree during the 4th century. The origin of this plant was discovered by Marco Polo, and today the island of Zanzibar is known to be the leading global producer.
To relieve nausea is crunched in the past the "Cloves nail" and was kept in the mouth to ease tooth pain rages. It was also thought that the "highlight of Cloves" allowed to protect themselves from the plague. Today oil is extracted nails and sheets of Girofliers which contains eugenol which its properties are numerous: antibacterial antiseptic and analgesic aromatic aromatic. This oil is very present in cosmetology and dentistry.
Latin name: Cassia fistula
Cassia we just India. It is a large tree that can reach 8 to 10 meters high. This tree has a deciduous, rounded trunk and during the spring and summer, beautiful yellow flower scented clusters.
Number of parts of this plant are used because they have antiseptic, astringent, purgative and treats dysentery. In external application, you can use the Cassia on bites of scorpions or snakes. The pulp of fruits (poisonous seeds, do not swallow) is laxative but is edible, rich in mucilage and pectin with a good sweet taste.
Latin name: Mentha piperita
Peppermint comes from the Middle East. It is the result of a cross between spearmint and water mint. Today the world is cultivated many varieties of peppermint.
Peppermint is usually used to relieve painful digestion, provide fresh breath and is very effective against motion sickness.