Olbas Aromatherapy Massage Oil and Inhalant 10 cc - 0.32 oz.Olbas Oil originated in Basel, Switzerland over 100 years ago, and continues to be a European and worldwide favorite. The natural essential oils in Olbas are extracted from six medicinal herbs, which have been the basis of healing in cultures around the world for centuries. These oils are carefully blended by Swiss herbalists, making the Olbas formula truly unique. The synergistic combination of these six essential oils provides amazing sensations to your body at multiple levels.Olbas Oil has long been a household name that families reach for when suffering from seasonal distress and related discomforts. As an aromatic inhalant, this completely natural essential oil formula delivers invigorating and soothing sensations to the nasal and bronchial areas. Olbas Oil can be dropped onto a handkerchief or into warm water for inhalation during the day. At night, a drop on a tissue tucked inside a pillowcase can help stimulate and enhance your breathing passages so that you get a good night's sleep.Also well known for its use in massage, Olbas Oil tends to stimulate circulation at the surface of the skin. It opens up the pores and provides a comfortable warm and cool feeling in the muscles and joints. Runners, cyclists and other sports enthusiasts praise the value of Olbas Oil. Massaging with Olbas Oil helps loosen muscles and make them supple, while inhaling Olbas vapors may help support endurance and performance.Olbas Oil Highlights:Penetrating Vapors Stimulate And Enhance Breathing Passages Clean, Fresh Aroma Invigorates Your Senses Essential Oil Formula Soothes Tired Muscles About OlbasSwitzerland has many natural resources, among them the rich variety of flora that grows in the lush valleys, by the crystal clear lakes and in the pristine mountains. Given such an abundance of medicinal plants, it is not surprising that Swiss botanists and herbalists are renowned throughout the world for their skill in using natural herbal oils and essences to promote healing. Olbas is a remedy that has been carefully developed from this wealth of experience and knowledge.It was here in Switzerland, over 100 years ago, that these herbalists and botanists developed a blend of pure essentials oils that came to be known as Olbas Oil.The name OLBAS is an acronym for Oleum Basileum, "Oil from Basle". Basle is enviably nestled on the border of Switzerland, Germany and France in the very heart of Europe, and to this day is a center of pharmaceutical research in Switzerland.Over the years, Olbas has found its way into the far reaches of the earth. From England to Australia, from South Africa to Sweden, Olbas has truly become an internationally favorite remedy.In the United States, Olbas has been available for over 50 years. Initially, it was imported into the USA by Mrs. Heidi Ritter, a kindly woman of German decent, who lived in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. She provided Olbas Remedies to many in the midwest and throughout the United States.In 1975, Mrs. Ritter turned over the importing of Olbas to Penn Herb Company Ltd. in Philadelphia, PA. Since that time, Penn Herb Company Ltd. has greatly expanded the distribution of Olbas Remedies in the United States, making it available in fine health food stores, selected drugstores, and through their mail order catalog, website and retail store. The line of remedies has also been extended to expand on the many and various uses of Olbas.The Betz Family takes great pride in their worldwide reputation for quality products and friendly service. Now for over 3 generations, they continue to provide their customers with unique natural remedies from around the earth.Olbas is one of those unique remedies that they have offered to their customers since the 1960's. It has been of great benefit to many, and they use Olbas themselves on a regular basis.