This has been used to relieve minor aches and pains in joints and muscles such as arthritis and tendinitis. Just massage a small amount in the affected area of the body. All natural ingredients go to work on the pain right away. This can also be used in conjunction with heating pad for deep therapy to the affected area. Keep this product in a cool, dry area, that is consistently at below 74 degrees. Note: This product is NOT recommended for open cuts on skin. For EXTERNAL Use Only. Keep out of mucous areas and eyes. Although this is effective on most people, if you have an irritation to skin from my product, stop using it. Some people are more sensitive than others to certain herbs and essential oils. NOTE: This product is not intended to replace medical help in allergic reaction cases. DISCLAIMER: The statements made here have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This notice is required by the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Dept. For external use only. Keep of of eyes and nose. Use only as directed. Keep out of reach of children.