The combination of ingredients acts as a rubefacient, stimulating blood circulation to muscles, ligaments and tendons underlying the area of application. A mild antiseptic and analgesic effect is also achieved.
The acetone assists penetration of the skin to achieve action at the site of sprains and strains. Massage reduces the development of unwanted adhesions at these injury sites, while the improved blood flow promotes normal healing processes and helps remove inflammatory debris.
Combined with rest, this enhances natural repair and reduces internal scarring without the use of anti-inflammatory drugs.