Raphael’s Custom Blend was created to apply to Raphael’s forehead and nose while he was on stall rest after surgery and promotes calmness for You, Your Horse & Your Dog.
Ingredient Superstars are Organic Aloe, Sunflower Oil, Shea Butter, MSM, Arnica Montana & Horsetail Extract. (From the plant, not the horse!
(I’ve also used it on the ears and forehead of one of our dogs to help calm her for traveling)
- Lavender essential oil is distilled from the plant Lavandula Angustifolia and the calming benefits are outstanding. Lavender is known to reduce both physical and emotional signs of stress, lower blood pressure and heart rate, and increase feelings of relaxation, calmness and well being. In addition, Lavender is known for it’s antibacterial and skin-soothing properties.
- Frankincense essential oil, when used for aromatherapy, it’s sedative and the comforting fragrance is believed to strengthen and invigorate the respiratory system along with properties that reduce feelings of anxiety and stimulate the immune system. It also is known to stimulate the growth of new cells and promote faster healing.
- Roman Chamomile essential oil is one of the best known natural sedatives, known for its calming effect to reduce stress and anxiety and to help promote sleep. It is also used to help fight depression and is beneficial for use during times of irritability, anger, fear or post-traumatic stress. It is also heralded for its anti-inflammatory properties and can help calm inflamed skin, ease arthritis, headaches, sprains and muscle aches.