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Soothe Cream Research:

The ingredients in Soothe Cream have been carefully selected for their actions covering the 4 routes to pain relief. We have scoured the research papers to find the most effective ingredients.

 

These are the research papers we have referenced: 

 
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ARNICA:
 

Arnica has been shown to provide significant pain relief. 


 

“Arnica gel is found to be as effective as ibuprofen gel in osteoarthritis of the hands”

 

Topical Arnica used immediately after intense eccentric exercise demonstrates the possibility of providing pain relief three days post-eccentric exercise.

RESEARCH PAPER:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18607237

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LAVENDER:
 

Lavender has been shown to provide anaesthetic, muscle relaxant and anti-inflammatory effects. 

 

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Many studies have demonstrated Lavender Essential Oil’s functions in reducing pain, muscular spasms and inflammation”

RESEARCH PAPER:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22809036/

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WINTERGREEN:
 

Provides significant relief of pain with a similar action to Aspirin. 


 

“Arnica gel is found to be as effective as ibuprofen gel in osteoarthritis of the hands”

 

Wintergreen has been shown to provide significant muscular pain relief, with an anaesthetic action.

RESEARCH PAPER:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20171409/

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ST. JOHN'S WART:
 

St John's Wort has been shown to provide significant pain relief. 


 

“St John's Wort relieves pain”

RESEARCH PAPER:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23152076/

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CALENDULA:
 

Calendula has been shown to have significant pain relief and anti-inflammatory properties, using the same method as opioids. 


 

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From the results it could be concluded that the Calendula Officinalis extract exhibits anti-nociceptive activity. Analgesic effects of Calendula Officinalis have the same pathway as opioids” Antinociceptive Properties of Hydro-Alcoholic Extract of Calendula Officinalis

RESEARCH PAPER:

https://applications.emro.who.int/imemrf/Basic_Clin_Neurosci/Basic_Clin_Neurosci_2012_3_5_45_48.pdf

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BERGAMOT:
 

Bergamot has been shown to have a similar anti-spasm action to Diazepam, a traditional muscle relaxant used to treat muscle spasms. 


 

“Bergamot essential oil and diazepam exhibited anxiolytic-like behaviours and attenuated HPA axis activity by reducing the corticosterone response to stress”

RESEARCH PAPER:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21105176/

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ROSEMARY:
 

Rosemary has been shown to have muscle relaxant and anti-inflammatory effects. 


 

“The results permit the assumption that, besides the spasmolytic effects investigated to date, owing to its specific effects on the alpha(2) adrenergic receptors of the nerve cells, rosemary oil brings about an additional improvement of local blood circulation and alleviates pain”

RESEARCH PAPER:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20034774/

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FRANKINCENSE:
 

Frankincense has been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects, superior to Diclofenac.


 

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This resin possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, and analgesic properties.”

“A combination of Boswellia and curcumin showed superior efficacy and tolerability compared with nonsteroidal diclofenac for treating active osteoarthritis”

RESEARCH PAPER:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3011108/

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