Homemade Tiger Balm

The Tiger balm is a very popular balm to relive headaches. You can make it at home with this recipe.

Homemade Tiger Balm

What you need

4 tsp Shea butter
3 tbs of Vegetable oil
2 tbs of Jojoba oil
1 tbs Camphor gum
15 ml Peppermint oil
1 tsp Beeswax pellets
15 ml Eucalyptus oil
10 ml of Lavender oil


Using rubber gloves crumble the camphor gum into a double boiler and pour in the oils and beeswax.

Once it is melted add the essential oils and pour the mix into jars. Use a lip balm containers or any other container that you can get your fingers into.

It will set to a thin balm.

Rub onto tired and achy muscles.


  1. i had to use this for a school project and it worked great i loved it
    thanks craftbits

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