Muscle or Sports Balm (Tiger Balm) Recipe

Relieves sore and overworked muscles. Muscle Balm or Sports Rub should be rubbed into the affected area. The warmth from the natural ingredients will relieve muscle soreness and stiffness. It is greaseless and non-staining.



Makes approximately 16 ozs. or (4) – 4oz tins. Ingredients are measured by weight.

  • 3.8 ozs Beeswax pearls
  • 2.4 ozs Menthol Crystals
  • .5 oz of Petroleum Jelly
  • 2 ozs Camphor Essential Oil
  • 1 oz of each Clove, Cajeput and Cinnamon or Cassia Essential Oils small pan
  • 4 – 4 oz metal tins

Melt the beeswax and petroleum jelly in the pan over very low heat. Weigh the menthol crystals and add to pan. Fumes may be overwhelming at first. Stir continuously until melted. Once melted, remove from heat and add the essential oils. Incorporated well and pour into tins. Let harden.

This is our version of the store bought brand Tiger Balm®