In February of 2020 the popular prescription pain relief cream Voltaren changed to Over the Counter through a process at the FDA called Rx to OTC. This cream was first approved in 2007 to help temporarily relieve arthritis pain. In this blog post I would like to share with you the ingredient differences between our cream Aromalief and Voltaren made by Novartis.
Aromalief Hemp Pain Relief Cream combines the cooling power of naturally derived menthol with a blend of botanicals and nutrients. The preservatives used in Aromalief are non-toxic and help to prevent bacteria from growing in it.
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, WATER, STEARYL ALCOHOL, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, MENTHYL LACTATE, GLYCERIN, PEG 100 STEARATE, CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL, ULVA LACTUCA LINNAEUS, FUCACEAE FUCUS VESICULOSUS, SODIUM HYALURONATE, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, FRAGRANCE, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER OIL, MALTODEXTRIN, GLUCOSAMINE SULFATE, DIMETHYL SULFONE (MSM), L-ARGININE, GLYCOL STEARATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Voltaren Gel’s active ingredient is Diclofenac Sodium which is a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs also known as NSAIDs. Also included in the formula is Ammonia. You can read about Voltaren Gel Side Effects here.
AMMONIA, CARBOMER HOMOPOLYMER TYPE C, COCO-CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, MINERAL OIL, POLYOXYL 20 CETOSTEARYL ETHER, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, WATER
It is always important to ask your doctor before using these or any other creams. Even though products don’t require a prescription, it is still important to get their medical opinion.
Aromalief® is a brand of topical pain relievers made in Florida for women with chronic pain by women. It is 97% Naturally-derived, Vegan, and Cruelty-Free.