It’s been a while since any of the kids woke with growing pains, but this morning my 12 year old woke with a severe one in his calf. I rubbed on it 2 drops of a Pain Blend in and layed a warm rice pack on top. He’s now sleeping again – and no ibuprofen needed – I wouldn’t have even considered it. My second oil of choice would have been Copaiba if my Pain Blend was not working. I use a soothing Pain blend for my kids when they experience the normal aches and pains associated with growing. My Pain Blend has wintergreen, clove, helichrysum and peppermint. I don’t always like to use it at nighttime as the peppermint can be stimulating and might keep them awake for a little. I knew I wouldn’t have to worry about my growing teenager with this. I’ve also used other blends for growing pains: A deep muscle relief roll-on which has peppermint, wintergreen, copaiba and Palo Santo essential oils.
When you use essential oil blends, you don’t have to purchase all the different oils to mix up a recipe and you get synergistic blend of powerful oils that is greater than the individual oils themselves. Make sure you only use Therapeutic, Food Grade essential oils that have been tested for purity and potency for your kiddos. Give them the best and go with a brand that is certified and tested so you know what you are getting in your oil.