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This muscle pain reliever by Heather of Mommypotamus relieves the pain of achy muscles, arthritis, menstrual cramps, nerve pain and more. How does it work? Well we have a peptide in our body called Substance P. Among other things, Substance P transmits pain signals from the nerves to the central nervous system.
One of the main ingredients in the body rub is cayenne. Cayenne contains a compound called capsaicin which blocks the activity of Substance P. So cayenne is a perfect ingredient for a pain-relief rub. It also heats the muscles which can contribute to pain relief.
It’s an easy recipe to follow, and there are helpful photographs. Click below to read the complete recipe.