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Tiger Balm® Pain Relieving Patch5 Patches
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Tiger Balm patch is a flexible pain relieving patch. Once applied, its ingredients penetrate the skin and are absorbed, thus stimulating blood circulation around the area of pain. Its warm penetrating action provides fast, long lasting pain relief.
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- Supplement Facts
Adults and children 12 years and over apply to affected area; change patch 1 to 2 times daily. Children under 12 years, consult doctor before use. Reseal pouch containing unused patches.
How to Apply:
- Clean and dry affected area.
- Cut oen pouch and remove patch.
- Remove protective film and apply directly to area of pain.
- Apply to affected area not more than 3 times daily.
- Wash hands with soap after applying patch.
Serving Size 1 patch Servings Per Container 5 Amount Per Serving % DV Camphor 80.00 mg ** Menthol 24.00 mg ** Capsicum Extract 16.00 mg ** ** Daily Value (DV) not established
When using this product:
- Use only as directed
- Do not get into eyes or on mucous membranes
- Do not apply to wounds, damaged or irrated skin
- Do not bandage or cover with any type of wrap except clothing
- Do not use with a heating pad or apply external heat
- Do not use 1 hour prior to bathing or 30 minutes after bathing.
- Condition worsens.
- Severe skin irritation occurs.
- Pain persists for more than 7 days.
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Supplement Amount WhyCayenne Apply 0.025 to 0.075% capsaicin ointment four times per day over painful areas [3 stars]Capsaicin, an extract of cayenne pepper, appears to work by blocking pain signals and may ease many types of chronic pain when applied regularly to the skin.Cayenne Topical
Apply 0.025 to 0.075% capsaicin ointment four times per day over painful areas [3 stars]A component of cayenne pepper known as capsaicin can be applied as a cream or ointment to soothe the pain of postherpetic neuralgia.L-Tryptophan 2 to 4 grams per day [3 stars]Double-blind research has also shown that oral L-tryptophan can increase tolerance to acute pain.Corydalis Take an amount supplying 75 mg per day of tetrahydropalmatine (THP) [2 stars]Preliminary reports indicate that THP (an alkaloid from the plant corydalis) may be effective in reducing nerve pain.Phenylalanine 1,500 mg daily [2 stars]D-phenylalanine (DPA) decreases pain by blocking the enzymes that break down the body's natural painkillers. Clinical studies suggest DPA may inhibit some types of chronic pain.American Scullcap Refer to label instructions [1 star]American skullcap has been historically used to relieve pain.Cramp Bark Refer to label instructions [1 star]Crampbark has been historically used to relieve pain.Jamaica Dogwood Refer to label instructions [1 star]Piscidia erythrina has been historically used to relieve pain.Passion Flower Refer to label instructions [1 star]Passion flower has been historically used to relieve pain.Phyllanthus Refer to label instructions [1 star]Extracts of phyllanthus plants have shown a marked ability to decrease pain, apparently by decreasing inflammation. With liver-protective properties, they may be safer than drugs such as acetaminophen, which has toxicity to the liver.Valerian Refer to label instructions [1 star]Valerian has been historically used to relieve pain.Vitamin B12 Refer to label instructions [1 star]Vitamin B12 appears to have pain-killing properties. In people with vertebral pain syndromes, injections of massive amounts of vitamin B12 have reportedly relieved pain.White Willow Refer to label instructions [1 star]Willow bark has been used for centuries to decrease pain and inflammation. It appears to work by interfering with the process of inflammation and the pain-producing nerves in the spinal cord.
About This Condition
Pain is a sensation that is transmitted from an area of tissue damage or stress along the sensory nerves to the brain. The brain interprets the information as the sensation of pain.
Substances that decrease pain either interfere with the ability of nerves to conduct messages, or alter the brain's capacity to receive sensations.
Pain may be a symptom of an underlying pathological condition, such as inflammation. It may also be due to other causes, such as bruising, infection, burns, headaches, and sprains and strains. Use caution when treating pain without understanding its cause-this may delay diagnosis of conditions that could continue to worsen without medical attention.
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- Simple to Use
- True Tiger Balm Power
- Adhesive Not Very Strong
- Ease Pain
Comments about Tiger Balm® Pain Relieving Patch:
Used this for chronic neck pain in lieu of Tiger Balm from a bottle. It's less messy, more effective than the balm itself (because the pad stays on) and very economical. Wasn't sure if medicine would be as strong as Tiger Balm but it was - and even better than balm, in fact. Adhesive isn't the strongest, and in "bendy" places like my neck this posed a slight problem. But I used a couple of strips of tape and it was fine. I bought several boxes and gave a couple to my parents.
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