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Brand name: A Little Bit of Relief TM

Active ingredients: eucalyptus oil + peppermint oil

What it is used for

Cooling and refreshing. Helps to clear the head. Helps relieve the symptoms of headache. Helps relieve the pain of backache. Helps relieve mild neuralgic pain. Helps relieve the symptoms of coughs. Helps relieve the discomfort of itchy skin, bruises, and insect bites. CS60 Cooling Gel contains two essential oils which have been prized in both orthodox and herbal medicine for over two hundred years. Eucalyptus and Peppermint oils have a number of valuable therapeutic actions:7 Both oils are analgesic, both relax muscles, and Peppermint oil is also a reasonably strong local anaesthetic. This combination is very effective in relieving aches and pains: the gel can be applied to the skin over sore muscles or joints, over bruises or bites, over the neck or temples for headache, in fact onto almost any painful area. Aching muscles, muscular cramps, back pains, joint pains, headaches, bruises, mild neuralgia and insect bites ease very quickly. The gel can be re-applied as desired for continued relief. 7 Both oils have a mild anti-inflammatory action, which further helps reduce the pain of joints and muscles in arthritis and rheumatism. This also contributes to the relief of itches and insect bites.7 Peppermint and Eucalyptus are also favoured traditional remedies for relieving the symptoms of colds and coughs. The gel can be applied to the chest or back, and the volatile oils vaporise. Some is absorbed through the skin, and some is inhaled. The anti-inflammatory and analgesic action helps to clear the head, soothe the nasal passages and ease coughing. 7 Many other topical products employ essential oils to relieve aches and pains, but most are very warming. This product contains Peppermint oil, which is very cooling, and therefore highly suitable for the Australian climate. Fast temporary relief from arthritis, joint pain, sprains, strains, muscular aches and pains, sports injuries, back pain, neck pain, muscle cramps, spasms, tendonitis and sciatica. Cooling pain relief gel.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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