Dealing with pain is terribly frustrating, isn’t it?

But, wait before you reach for over-the-counter pain-relief medication, for a better solution could lie in a tiny bottle of essential oil!

Many essential oils have amazing pain-relieving capabilities without any of the unwanted side-effects of OTC painkillers. So, it is just about finding the right essential oils for pain relief for the type of pain you are experiencing.

Here is a quick primer to the different essential oils for pain that offers relief for most common aches and pains.


Lavender essential oil is one of the best essential oil for headache. Just inhale it and the severity of pounding headaches with decrease, while the uplifting aroma will also soothe your mind. For mild headaches, a good alternative is Glow’s spearmint oil with natural menthol.

However, if your headache is severe or you have a migraine, Glow’s headache and migraine relief essential oil blend will offer excellent relief.

Muscle aches

Eucalyptus and lavender essential oils can relieve muscle aches and cramps. Either use these essential oils for muscle pain separately or as oil blends for more effect.

Additionally, our spearmint and camellia body treatment oil is highly effective as muscle relaxing essential oils for relief from daily body aches.

Now, if your problem happens to be muscle cramps or varicose veins, you need anti-inflammatory essential oils like Glow’s cypress and camellia roll-on blend. It is also one of the best essential oils for back pain.

However, if you are looking for instant relief on the go, our organic joint and muscle pain relief soothing spray comes in a convenient spray form is the best option.

Menstrual pain

Like most women, if your monthly period arrives with all types of pains in tow, use our Cypress and lavender essential oils for period pain relief.

Even quicker results are guaranteed with Glow’s blend of essential oils for menstrual cramps. Apply this eo for period pain to your abdomen with the convenient roll-on applicator. This powerful all-in-one remedy will soothe muscle spasms, improve circulation, and reduce irritability in mere minutes.

Sinus pains

Eucalyptus oil is an age-old remedy for inflamed sinuses and blocked airways. Rosemary essential oil and lavender oil will also provide relief from this condition.

Another essential oil for sinus issues is tea-tree oil. It has excellent anti-microbial properties.

But the best relief for all sinus and cold problems at once has to be Glow’s sinus oil blend containing peppermint oil, rosemary oil, tea tree oil, and oregano oil.

Digestive aches and pains

Peppermint, lemon, and patchouli essential oil can remedy stomach pains caused by digestive conditions like IBS.

You can also try Glow’s blend of essential oils for stomach ache as a one-stop solution for all digestive concerns. It combines the benefits of seven organic essential oils including peppermint, galangal, rosemary leaf, and artemisia argyi, and provides extensive relief for digestive problems.

Throat pain

A sore throat can make you very miserable by making it very difficult to eat or swallow food. Fortunately, anti-microbial essential oils like tea tree oil and eucalyptus can provide great relief.

Glow’s sinus and cold roll-on oil blends peppermint oil, tea tree oil, oregano oil, and rosemary oil in a single formula. This essential oil for cough and sore throat addresses all throatache problems and offers all-encompassing pain relief.