All the benefits of wearing
Neuro Connect LifeStyle and Balance Clips (to improve muscle and joint function) in a spray.
The pain-relieving power of Arnica and the calming effects of Cedarwood.
If it hurts – spray it!
Reduce your dependence on anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and painkillers
Why does NC Active contain Cedarwood Oil?
- Used in aromatherapy for symptomatic relief of acne/boils.
- Used in aromatherapy to relieve minor skin irritation/cuts/bruises/burns.
- Used in aromatherapy for symptomatic relief of eczema/dermatitis.
- Used in aromatherapy as a nervine/calmative.
- Used in aromatherapy to help relieve joint/muscle pain associated with sprain/strain/rheumatoid arthritis.
- Used in aromatherapy to help relieve headache.
- Used in aromatherapy as a carminative/antispasmodic for symptomatic relief of digestive discomfort.
- Used in aromatherapy to help relieve colds/cough.
References for the use of Cedar Oil (cited from Health Canada)
- AHPA 2012: American Herbal Products Association Guidance Policies: Trade Requirement & Guidance Policy for Labeling of Undiluted Essential Oils Used Topically and Offered for Retail Sale, [Accessed 2014 July 14].
- Davis P. Aromatherapy An A-Z. Saffron Walden, (GB): The C.W. Daniel Company Limited; 1997.
- HC 2013: Health Canada, Natural Health Product Ingredients Database: Counterirritants. [Published 2013 July 3].
- JC 2012: Justice Canada. Cautionary Statements and Child Resistant Packages. Sections C.01.001 (2) to (4) and C.01.029, C.01.031 and C.01.031.2 (1). Ottawa (ON): Department of Justice Canada. [Accessed 2013 December 10].
- Kumar JR, Ranadive NS, Menon A, Haberman HF. Photoinduced cutaneous inflammatory response by psoralens. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology 1992;14(1-2):125-137.
- Lis-Balchin M. Aromatherapy Science: A guide for healthcare professionals. London (GB): Pharmaceutical Press; 2006.
- Price S, Price L. Aromatherapy for Health Professionals, 3rd edition. Edinburgh (GB): Churchill Livingstone; 2007.
- Tisserand RB. The Art of Aromatherapy: The healing and beautifying properties of the essential oils of flowers and herbs. Rochester (VT): Healing Arts Press; 1977.
- Tisserand R, Young R. Essential oil safety: A guide for health care professionals, 2nd edition. Edinburgh (GB): Churchill Livingstone; 2014.
- Valnet J. Aromathérapie, 11th edition. Paris (F): Vigot; 2001.
References for Arnica oil. (cited from Health Canada)
Traditionally used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve pain and/or inflammation in muscles and joints (e.g. sprains, bruises, joint pain)
References cited for the uses of Arnica Oil from Health Canada
- Blumenthal M, Goldberg A, Brinckmann J, editors. Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs. Boston (MA): Integrative Medicine Communications; 2000.
- BP 2011: British Pharmacopoeia 2011. Volume II. London (GB): The Stationary Office on behalf of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA); 2010.
- Bradley PR, editor. British Herbal Compendium: A Handbook of Scientific Information on Widely Used Plant Drugs, Volume 2. Bournemouth (GB): British Herbal Medicine Association; 2006.
- Brinker F. Final Updates and Additions for Herb Contraindications and Drug Interactions, 3rd edition. Sandy (OR): Eclectic Medical Publications; 2010. [Internet]. Last update 2010 July 13; Accessed 2011 June 23]. Cech R. Making Plant Medicine. Williams (OR): Horizon Herbs; 2000.
- ESCOP 2003: E/S/C/O/P Monographs: The Scientific Foundation for Herbal Medicinal Products. 2nd edition. Exeter (GB): ESCOP, the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy in collaboration with Georg Thieme Verlag and Thieme; 2003.
- Felter HW. The Eclectic Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Cincinnati (OH): John K. Scudder; 1922. [Internet]. Reprinted and abridged by Southwest School of Botanical Medicine; 2001. [Accessed 2011 February 2].
- Felter HW, Lloyd JU. King’s American Dispensatory. Volume 1, 18th edition. Sandy (OR): Eclectic Medical Publications; 1983 [Reprint of 1898 original].
- Fenner B. A Complete Formulary and Hand-book of Valuable Information for Pharmacists, Manufacturers of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Preparations, Physicians and Students of Pharmacy and Medicine. 6th edition. Westfield (NJ): B. Fenner, Publisher and Proprietor; 1888. [Internet]. Scanned by Southwest School of Botanical Medicine; 2001. [Accessed 2011 January 28].
- Grieve M. A Modern Herbal, Volume 1. New York (NY): Dover Publications; 1971 [Reprint of 1931 Harcourt, Brace & Company publication].
- Hoffmann D. Medical Herbalism: The Science and Practice of Herbal Medicine. Rochester (VT): Healing Arts Press; 2003.
- McGuffin M, Kartesz JT, Leung AY, Tucker AO, editors. Herbs of Commerce, 2nd edition. Silver Spring (MD): American Herbal Products Association; 2000.
Mills S, Bone K. The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety. St. Louis (MO): Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2005.
- Ph.Eur. 2011: European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edition. Strasbourg (FR): Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and HealthCare of the Council of Europe (EDQM), 2011.
- Pray WS. Non-Prescription Product Therapeutics. 2nd edition. New York (NY): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.
- Remington JP, Woods HC, editors. The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 20th edition , 1918. [Internet]. Scanned by Southwest School of Botanical Medicine as Abridged – botanicals only; 2008. [Accessed 2011 January 28].
- USDA 2009: United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville (MD). [Arnica montana L. Last updated 2009 December 28; Accessed 2011 June 23].
- Wichtl M, editor. Herbal Drugs and Phytopharmaceuticals: A Handbook for Practice on a Scientific Basis. 3rd edition. Stuttgart (DE): Medpharm Scientific Publishers; 2004.
- Williamson EM, Evans FJ, Wren RC. Potter’s Herbal Cyclopaedia: The Authoritative Reference Work on Plants with a Known Medicinal Use. Saffron Walden (GB): The C.W. Daniel Company Limited; 2003.