This is potent stuff. It is a rich salve specially formulated with organic and/or wild sourced ingredients specifically selected for the properties they bring to the mixture. Beeswax is an anti-inflammatory, and it is soothing and softening. Palm Kernel Oil has anti-inflammatory effects, is cooling to the skin, and is very emollient. Kpangnan Butter is anti-inflammatory and has some unique healing characteristics. Jojoba Wax penetrates the skin quickly and its chemical makeup closely resembles that of our own sebum. Tamanu Oil comes from Madagascar and has historically been used to treat sciatica, shingles, scars and stretch marks. It is anti-inflammatory and antifungal. Hemp Oil is also anti-inflammatory, and has been used in the treatment of arthritis. In addition, the following organic and/or wild sourced essential oils have been added, which in combination add to the anti-inflammatory nature of this salve: Eucalyptus globulus, Black Pepper, Ginger, Lavender, Peppermint and Balsam Copaiba.