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Olbas Salve: Fast, Lasting Pain and Cough Relief
Deep, Penetrating Relief from Minor Aches & Pains
Relieves Minor Arthritis Pain Fast
Soothing Vapor Action Relieves Coughing
Rub on this soothing cream and you’ll feel deep, penetrating relief for minor aches and pains in muscles and joints. The greaseless formula quickly absorbs into the skin, providing warm, long-lasting, pain relief.
Olbas Analgesic Salve is particularly effective to soothe common backaches, whether due to muscle strain, excess activity or inactivity. Also effective for relief from minor inflammation and discomforts from arthritis, strains, bruises and sprains.
The soothing vapor action of Olbas Analgesic Salve makes it a marvelous remedy for children’s coughs and colds. Simply apply generously to chest area.
Benefits of Olbas Salve
Pain relief: Get fast relief due to (1) arthritis, (2) backache, (3) sore muscles and (4) joint pain.
Coughs: The natural vapor action when applied to chest helps you breathe better and relieves coughing – so you sleep soundly!
Sunburn: Ever bothered by painful sunburn pain? Try Olbas Analgesic Salve! It has a wonderful cooling effect on sunburn pain and provides fast relief.
Adults and children over 10 years: Apply generously to the affected area. Massage gently into painful area until thoroughly absorbed into skin. Repeat 3 to 4 times daily as necessary.
Children 10 years of age or younger: Ask a doctor.
Adults and children 2 years and older: Rub on the throat and chest in a thick layer. Cover with a warm, dry cloth if desired. Clothing should be loose about the throat and chest to help vapors reach the nose and mouth. Use up to three times daily or as directed by a doctor.
Children under 2 years of age: Ask a doctor.
Olbas Analgesic Salve Details
1 oz. (30 g) tube.
Active ingredient: Menthol.
Other ingredients: Cajeput Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Clove Oil, Eucalyptus Oil, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Hydrogenated Peanut Oil, Juniper Oil, Peppermint Oil, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate, Water, White Soft Paraffin, Wintergreen Oil.
*These statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat and cure or prevent disease. Always consult with your professional health care provider before changing any medication.
This is one of my most favorite products (from Switzerland) that I am never without! Like wild oregano and comfrey it is multi-tasking and very effective for a number of uses.
Here's how my family and I use this wonderful Olbas Salve:
Colds and Stuffy Noses
I rub some on the kids' chest and then a very small amount on the sides of their nose (do not apply under the nose, or inside the nose - it is too strong). Same thing works for adults too! If you do the neti pot first, then olbas salve like this, you are sleeping through the night no matter how bad the cold.
When they were toddlers, they would wake up in the night (because they couldn't breathe) and then we'd just re-apply and they'd be asleep within a few minutes.
When my kids were babies, I would rub a small strip on my breast when they were breastfeeding (near their nose) and that would clear their nose so they could feed properly. You can also put some masking tape on the baby's bottle (above where their nose will be) and then apply a thin strip of salve to the masking tape - be careful that it never touches baby's face.
If you have a headache, apply Olbas Salve to your temples and across your forehead.
If you have pain or a headache from your sinuses, then apply to your temples, across your forehead, the sides of your nose and along the bony ridge under your eyes (keep well away from eyes).
Swollen Lymph Nodes
When you have a cough, cold, or sore throat, often your lymph nodes under your jaw or the sides of your neck will be swollen and tender. Apply Olbas Salve to all these places, stroking very gently in a downward motion towards your torso (this helps the lymph to drain).