How some people use peppermint and other natural essential oils to ease the pain of arthritis. Essential oils contain natural analgesic compounds. Used properly, aromatic oils are very safe and don't carry the same risks of side effects as drugs.
Essential Oils & Arthritis - Balsam Fir - Ginger - Lavender - Peppermint - Rosemary ct camphor - Choose 2 or 3 essential oils. Blend total of 18 drops in 1 ounce of carrier oil or lotion. Shake well before using. Massage well into affected area. Repeat as needed. Avoid direct eye contact. Store out of reach of children and pets. Store in cool, dark container.