Did you know that Peppermint essential oil is one of the best oils to use for blocking pain. A recent study by Gobel et al., in 1994 showed that peppermint blocks calcium channels and substance P. important factors in the transmission of pain signals, according to the Essential Oils Desk Reference. Other essential oils that have pain-relieving properties includes helichrysum.
For chronic pain, try peppermint, helichrysum, spruce, birch, basil, cypress, ginger, clove, rosemary, tansy, and valerian.
For bone-related pain in hips, shoulders, etc. try birch, cypress, fir, spruce, pine, peppermint, and helicrysum.
For muscle-related pain, try basil, peppermint, rosemary, and marjoram.
For muscle pain or inflammation, try peppermint, lavender, nutmeg and black pepper.
For inflammation, try patchouli, spruce, basil, chamomile, and geranium.
For joint pain, try birch, cypress, fir, spruce, pine, peppermint, and helichrysum.
Massage the oil on location, mixing with a carrier oil such as almond or jojoba to cover the affected area.