Thermal Cream - Soothe and Comfort Muscular Aches and Pains
Use by athletes and active people alike to soothe and calm painful areas due to cramps and overwork.
Great after gardening or as a warm down for sports people. Gently rub on to the affected area and let the warming, comforting oils sink into the skin.
Use anywhere for any reason where local warmth will help relieve unpleasant pain and stiffness.
|Benzoic acid||Benzoic acid acts as a pH adjuster and preservative. It is naturally found in berries and essential oils.|
|Cetyl alcohol||Called a fatty alcohol many years ago, when it was harvested from sperm whales, now an endangered species. In Natures Children be sure it comes from vegetable oil. It works as an emollient, emulsifier, thickener and carrying agent for other ingredients contained in a cosmetic solution. Not to be confused with ‘normal’ alcohol which when overused can be drying. Cetyl alcohol is well known to effectively condition and soften the skin and hair.|
|Glycerin||More properly known as glycerol. It is the natural molecular backbone to all lipids or oils and fats. It is used as a means of improving smoothness, providing lubrication or slippage and as a humectant, meaning it holds water so acting as a moisturiser. Natures Children only use vegetable glycerine not the form obtained from animal fat or synthetics.|
|Phenoxyethanol||This is a synthetic preservative used as an alternative to parabens. It is a glycol ether and is used in extremely small quantities in a product.|
|Stearin||This is the solid or hard fraction of palm oil. Like crude palm fruit oil, palm stearin contains carotenoids which are pigments with a vitamin A activity.|
|Aqua||Water. There is an internationally agreed nomenclature for all cosmetic ingredients (INCI). Latin is often used, such as in this case where aqua simply means ‘water’ in Latin.|