Muscle tonic

How to make a muscle tonic at home


What is a muscle tonic?

Muscle tonics are those preparations which are used to restore proper muscle tone.

A muscular tonic allows the muscles regain their strength or stamina to work normally.

Muscle tonics are especially interesting for people who do intensive sports

What are muscle tonic preparations used for?

muscle tonicGuarana preparations have muscle tonic properties * See contraindications

Such preparations are used to retrieve the tired muscles and relieve pain.

Very typical applications where muscle tonics are, for example:

How is a muscle tonic prepared?

Muscle tonics contain:

  • Medicinal plants with muscle tonic properties: medicinal plants which are prepared, usually in the form of infusions or decoctions, help restore muscle tone.
  • Essential oils with tonic muscle properties: The essential oils are used in massages for plant properties dissolved in oil can reach the muscles.
rosemaryRosemary is very soothing and relaxing. Infusions of the dried flowering tops can relieve pain. Similarly, if you add a handful of dried plant in the bath, it can relax and relieve you.

How to preserve muscle tonics?

Non-alcoholic preparations should be taken during the same preparation day.

Preparations with alcohol may be stored several months, provided they are saved in the shade in a cool place.


Among the many preparations for toning the muscles, we can mention the following:

Guarana for Sports

Rosemary as a muscular tonic

Magnesium for tired muscles

punto rojo More information on other types of tonics and medicinal plants

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

2 May, 2024

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