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Tiger Balm
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  • Tiger Balm White formula does not contains cinnamon oil and has a weaker concentration of both menthol and clove bud oil than the red formula
  • Therefore has a more subtle scent and creates less heat
  • For temporary relief from:
  • Minor headaches caused by muscle tension 
  • Nasal congestion
  • Minor muscular aches and pains due to: over-exertion, backaches, arthritis joint pain
  • Net Wt 18g/0.63oz






    Medicinal Ingredients (%w/w): Mentha Haplocalyx briq(Dementholised mint oil)(leaves and stem) 16,Melaleuca Cajuputi (oil of cajeput)(leaves)13, Camphor 11, Mentha Haplocalyx briq (menthol) (leaves and stem) 8,Eugenia caryophyllus (Clove oil)(flowers)1.5
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    Invented in the 1870s, this pain relieving ointment has been perfected throughout the past century and has now become a household name across the world. The iconic Tiger Balm is the best known product on this list, having made a discernable impact on North American market and become a household name across the country. Tiger Balm comes in a variety of formats, but the major two are the white and red formulas. Almost identical in composition, these two balms do have different uses, properties and effect; the red formula is notably stronger, and creates a mild heat sensation as well as a cooling one, whereas the white formula is more versatile and simply cooling.



    As mentioned before, the white formula is more commonly used as a decongestant than the red one, due to its proportionally higher content in mint; as it is milder, it can also be less irritating to the skin for prolonged use, and very small quantities can be applied to more sensitive zones. Mucous regions, however, should still be avoided altogether.


    • Decongesting chest, nose
    • Relief from minor headaches caused by muscular tension
    • Can be used to relieve muscle and joint pains 
    • Relief from menstrual pain

    Medicinal ingredients:Dementholised mint oil, cajeput oil, camphor, menthol, clove oil

    Strength: ★★★☆☆




    With its slight scent of cinnamon and cloves, the red formula has a higher camphor content than its counterpart. It is therefore used mainly for pain relief, though it also creates a cooling sensation on the skin.


    • Primarily for muscle and joint pain
    • Can be used to relieve pains caused by arthritis, backaches, over-exertion

    Medicinal ingredients: Camphor, menthol, cajeput oil, dementholised mint oil, cinnamon oil, clove oil

     Strength: ★★★★☆