Firefly Balm

A deeply warming, relaxing, and penetrating salve. Relieves sore and achy muscles due to strenuous physical activity.*

About Firefly Balm: This deeply aromatic and effective salve utilizes the classic cold and hot qualities we look for in a muscle rub. Firefly Balm is a great partner for gardeners, farmers, bakers, carpenters, and athletes alike, anyone who uses their body in dynamic ways. The powerful blend of herbs in our Firefly Balm brings immediate relief once rubbed into muscles.

A blend of organic and Biodynamic® herbs and essential oils infused into organic olive oil, Firefly Balm is free of any harsh chemicals or preservatives.

Energetics: warming, cooling, moving, relieving, soothing, aromatic.

When to reach for it: After a long day of physical work like gardening, farming, construction or carpentry, athletic training, baking, etc. To promote a healthy inflammatory response when muscles, tendons, ligaments, or bones need some extra support after strenuous activity. When feeling tense or sore. Never for use on broken skin.

Ingredients: Cold-Pressed Olive Oil^ infused with Arnica (Arnica chamissonis) flowering tops† and Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) flowering tops†, Beeswax, Cayenne (Capsicum annuum) extract^, Cassia essential oil, Peppermint essential oil.

Plant Profiles:

  • Arnica (Arnica chamissonis) - This warming and golden flowering plant has long been used to promote a healthy inflammatory response after strenuous activity and is applied topically. Soothes muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bone.
  • Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) - Aromatic and deeply soothing, Meadowsweet is used in many topical preparations for easing stressed tissues after exercise, along with supporting tissues of the gastrointestinal tract and mouth.
  • Cayenne (Capsicum annuum) - Hot, fiery, and deeply penetrative, Cayenne pepper brings "heat to heat" as a way to promote balance and relief to tired and stressed muscles after hard physical work.
  • Cassia essential oil (Cinnamomum aromaticum) - Essential oils from the Cinnamomum Cassia tree. Cassia is warming, aromatic, and sweet, bringing a delightful aroma and circulatory support to this salve.
  • Peppermint essential oil (Mentha × piperita) - Peppermint oil is deeply cooling and refreshing, balancing the warming qualities of this formula with a burst of cold. Peppermint helps to relieve tension and promote a healthy inflammatory response after robust physical exercise.
  • ABSOLUTELY FREE from synthetic preservatives and fragrances, parabens, phthalates, petroleum, glycols, artificial colors, DEA, BHT, and mineral oils.

Suggested Use: Apply to sore muscles as needed. Apply with clean fingers and avoid contact with eyes. May not be suitable for sensitive skin. Discontinue use if discomfort presents. Best kept cool and out of direct sunlight.

Safety Considerations: Keep out of children's reach. For external use only. Do not apply to broken or abraded skin. Do not apply when pores are open, such as immediately after a shower or the sauna.

Related Items: Joint & Muscle Support, Solomon's Seal Tincture, Turmeric Plus (all or any of these can be taken internally to accompany Firefly Balm's topical application.)

^Certified Organic, ^^Sustainably Cultivated, **Consciously Wildcrafted, †Biodynamic®

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.