Let's Get Physical
If you do strain yourself, the American Chiropractic Association suggests
applying a cold pack during the first 48 hours or a heat pack after 48 hours.
Sunbeam's Health at Home hot/cold flexible back wrap inflates so it stays in
place. Also try rubs and bath soaks; Porter's Gardener's Quick Relief Muscle
Rub combines castor bean and soybean oils with Arnica montana and
eucalyptus leaf oil. Kathy's Family "Call It a Day" lavender and clary
sage soak relieves aches and reduces inflammation.
At the end of the day, don't forget the real reason you garden, whatever
that may be. Exercise is simply a wonderful side benefit of the activity you
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