Then as now, a deep massage with a liberal amount of a warming ointment was the best way to soothe aching muscles and joints.
Ingredients: Beeswax, calendular infused olive oil, rice bran oil, arnica and ginger root tincture, rosemary, marjoram, frankincense essential oil.
Quantity: 30 g
Packaging: traditional amber glass jar with a black lid and caska seal;
Use: Clean the area to be worked on and then apply a small amount of the massage cream. The original recipe from which this product was derived used black pepper instead of eucalyptus oil. Testing of both found that the black pepper was not as efficacious as the euclayptus oil.
As with any new product, please try a little of the ointment on a small patch of skin first, such as on the inside of the wrist, and wait for 30 mins to ensure that you have no reaction.
This is a topical cream and not to be taken internally.
Always check ingredients list before use in case of any allergies;
if unsure, try a very small amount on the inside of the wrist and wait for at least 30 mins. Wash off immediately if there is any adverse reactio and seek medical advice if the symptoms persist;
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure or prevent any disease.
Storage: We suggest keeping the cream in a cool, dark place.
From the ladies of the Medieval Still Room:
The products created by Medieval Still room are based on period receipts using ingredients sourced as close to those used in period while eschewing those ingredients (and therefore those recipes) which contain dangerous (such as lead) or illegal ingredients (such as civet musk or spermicetti).
All of the ingredients used in this product are either organically grown by us or sourced locally from organically certified growers. As with any product made on organically grown heritage plant matter, there may be slight variations in colour and consistancy between batches however, we do our best to ensure that there is no change in the efficacy of the product.