Pure pharmaceutical grade turpentine oil can be applied to the skin for joint pain, muscle pain, nerve pain and toothaches.
Pure pharmaceutical grade turpentine oil is made from the resin of certain pine trees. It is used as medicine. Not to be confused with gum turpentine!
People sometimes breathe in (inhale) the vapours of turpentine oil to reduce the chest congestion that goes along with some lung diseases
How does it work?
Turpentine oil, when inhaled, may help reduce congestion. When used on the skin, turpentine oil may cause warmth and redness that can help relieve pain in the tissue underneath.
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