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Do you live with aches and pains?

Muscle aches can be caused by increased physical activity, stress, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal changes and dehydration.
Almost everybody has likely experienced discomfort in his or her muscles at some point.

Because almost every part of the body has muscle tissue, this type of pain can be felt practically anywhere.
Some of the most common areas for muscle aches include the lack back, neck, trapezius and legs.

Muscle Ache Causes

Not all muscle aches are related to stress, tension, and physical activity. Some medical explanations for muscle aches and pains include:

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Statin Drugs
  • Flu symptoms
  • Hormonal changes
  • Lyme disease

When you have a muscle ache, one of the first things you may consider doing is resting the area and then lightly stretch the area as well.

Aside from resting the area, there are several dietary guidelines you can follow to stay hydrated and recover from muscle soreness more quickly.

Top Foods for Muscle Aches

Here are the top foods that can improve hydration, increase circulation and reduce inflammation thereby reducing muscle aches and pain.

Foods high in magnesium – Magnesium is known as the relaxation mineral.  Include food rich in magnesium such as nuts, seeds, wild meats and green leafy vegetables.
Foods high in potassium – Potassium can help with muscle relaxation.  Include avocados, coconut water, melons, and tomatoes in your diet.
Foods high in calcium – Calcium promotes muscle relaxation.  Include collard greens, kale, spinach, and unsweetened yogurt or kefir in your diet.
Electrolyte drinks – Beverages like coconut water or watermelon juice can help replace any lost electrolytes, but be aware that they may be high in sugar.
Water – Sufficient water is critical to maintain hydrated muscles – aim for 8 glasses daily and more if you are physically active.

Foods that Cause Muscle Aches

Soda – Promotes the loss of minerals, which can make cramping worse.
Sugar – Removes calcium and other important minerals from the body.
Alcohol – Can lead to dehydration, which can make cramping worse.
Packaged foods – Are deficient in minerals and vitamins that support proper muscle function and hydration.
Coffee – Overconsumption of coffee or caffeinated beverages can lead to dehydration.

 

Deep Blue® Rub

doTERRA® Deep Blue Rub is a topical cream formulated with Deep Blue Soothing Blend of CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® essential oils, natural plant extracts, and additional helpful ingredients that provides a comforting sensation of cooling and warmth to problem areas.

 

 

Description

doTERRA Deep Blue Rub is a rich, topical cream infused with the Deep Blue Soothing Blend of CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oils. Formulated with a proprietary blend of natural plant extracts and other powerful ingredients, Deep Blue Rub provides a comforting sensation of cooling and warmth to problem areas. Made with doTERRA’s top-selling Deep Blue essential oil blend of Wintergreen, Camphor, Peppermint, Ylang Ylang, Helichrysum, Blue Tansy, Blue Chamomile, and Osmanthus, Deep Blue Rub is an essential addition to your bathroom cabinet and gym bag. Deep Blue Rub is blended in a base of moisturizing emollients that leave your skin feeling soft and not greasy. It is the choice of massage therapists and sports practitioners who currently use doTERRA’s Deep Blue proprietary blend in their practice.

Primary Benefits

  • Formulated with the Deep Blue proprietary blend of essential oils and other powerful ingredients
  • Perfect for the athlete in your life, Deep Blue Rub is blended in a base of moisturizing emollients that leaves your skin soft and non-greasy
  • Provides a cooling and soothing sensation to targeted areas

Ingredients

Aqua, Gaultheria procumbens (Wintergreen) Leaf Oil, Cinnamomum camphora (Camphor) Bark Oil, Menthol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Prunus amygdalus dulcis(Sweet Almond) Oil, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Mentha piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Eucalyptus globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, Butylene Glycol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cananga odorata(Ylang Ylang) Oil, Capsicum frutescens Extract, Chamomilla recutita (Blue Chamomile) Flower Oil , Tanacetum annuum (Blue Tansy) Flower Oil, Helichrysum italicum (Helichrysum) Flower Oil, Allantoin, Gardenia florida Fruit Extract, Osmanthus fragrans (Osmanthus) Flower Extract, Aloe barbadensis Leaf Juice, Chlorella vulgaris Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Squalane, Ceteareth-20, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Xanthan Gum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Polysorbate 60, Maltodextrin, Sodium PCA, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate

Directions for Use

Massage lotion into affected areas. For a more intensive treatment, apply Deep Blue Soothing Blend on the skin prior to lotion application.

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