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Rakiura Organic Sports Balm

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A must have for your medicine cabinet.

Organic and Natural ingredients:
Olive oil, Arnica, Comfrey, Beeswax, Lavender oil, Peppermint oil, Vitamin E


A combination of Arnica and Comfrey, this sport balm is a must have for your medicine cabinet.

This balm when applied to the skin 2 – 3 times daily, can help with:

  • Pain and swelling associated with bruises, aches, and pains
  • Arthritic & rheumatic pain
  • Muscle and cartliage pain
  • Strains and sprains

Key Ingredients


Comfrey, scientifically known as Symphytum officinale, is a perennial herb that has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties.

Comfrey roots and leaves contain allantoin, a substance that helps new skin cells grow, along with other substances that reduce inflammation and keep skin healthy. Comfrey, in a balm can been used to heal bruises as well as pulled muscles and ligaments, fractures, sprains, strains, and osteoarthritis.

The anti-inflammatory properties in Comfrey can help reduce inflammation and swelling. It can be used topically to alleviate symptoms of conditions like arthritis, sprains, strains, and joint pain.

Comfrey has also been used traditionally to support bone and joint health. It is believed to help strengthen bones and promote the healing of fractures.


Arnica, scientifically known as Arnica montana, is a flowering plant that has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties.

Arnica is great for soothing sore muscles, sprains, strains, bruising and inflammation. The plant’s power to heal muscle aches comes from its strong anti-inflammatory benefits which, in turn, can reduce swelling and provide pain relief by improving blood circulation. Arnica is also a treatment of acne, boils, and rashes.

Arnica is commonly used by athletes and individuals with sore muscles. It can help relieve muscle soreness, stiffness, and fatigue when applied topically.

Lavender essential oil

Lavender essential oil is one of the most popular and versatile essential oils. It is derived from the flowers of the lavender plant (Lavandula angustifolia) through steam distillation.

Skincare Benefits: Lavender essential oil has various skincare benefits. It is known for its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, making it useful for soothing and healing skin conditions like acne, eczema, and minor burns. It can also help reduce redness and irritation.

Pain Relief: Lavender essential oil has analgesic properties that can help alleviate pain and discomfort. It can be used topically to relieve headaches, muscle aches, and joint pain.

Peppermint essential oil

Peppermint essential oil is derived from the leaves of the peppermint plant (Mentha piperita) through steam distillation. It has a refreshing and invigorating aroma.

Peppermint essential oil has cooling, invigorating and antispasmodic properties.
Clinical studies show that peppermint oil applied topically has pain relief advantages to ease muscle and joint pain also pain associated with fibromyalgia and myofascial pain.

Organic and Natural ingredients:
Olive oil, Arnica, Comfrey, Beeswax, Lavender oil, Peppermint oil, Vitamin E


Rakiura sport balm embraces the use of pure and fresh ingredients, that are sourced in NZ and grown locally on our land. This allows us availability of the freshest ingredients, all while ensuring the purist quality. Our herb ingredients, grown in the tranquillity of our own garden, are picked as we need them, or harvested on the day they are at their very best. Angela who founded Rakiura Balms in 2015 believes it essential to offer people the option and benefits of using wholly natural products – free of synthetics and chemical nasties.

Rakiura Sport Balm is a natural product chockablock with all the goodness which comes compliments of mother nature.


Our products are all handmade on Stewart Island/Rakiura from organic, homegrown and locally sourced ingredients. We take pride in how we make our products and the ingredients we use, we want to ensure they are beneficial and healing for your body and soul.


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