How to Produce Mentholated Balm

Introduction

Mentholated balm is used to treat minor aches and pains of the muscle, and how to produce mentholated balm is very simple. The definition of a balm is a soothing, oily substance that smells good and comes from certain plants or is man-made.

Mentholated Balm

This is a substance careful formulated to bring relief to the body against cold, catarrh, pains, weakness, bones, etc. 

Uses

This product is used to treat minor aches and pains of the muscles/joints (e.g., arthritis, backache, sprains). Menthol and methyl salicylate are known as counterirritants. They work by causing the skin to feel cool and then warm.

These balm works by making the feelings on the skin distract you from feeling the aches/pains deeper in your muscles, joints, and tendons. These products are not recommended for children under 12 years of age.

Users

Mentholated balm is used by individuals, hospitals, clinic, household, hotels etc.

Chemicals Required

  1. Menthol crystal or Peppermint oil 200grams
  2. Petroleum jelly 2kg
  3. Methyl Salicylate 200grams
  4. Paraffin wax 300grams
  5. Camphor rectified                 150grams
  6. Tincture of Capsicum 20grams
  7. Eucalyptus 70grams
  8. Turpentine oil 20grams

Materials Required

  1. Heating system/stove
  2. Boiler
  3. Containers

Preparation

  1. Pour the Petroleum jelly on a Pot on the heating system/stove and allow it to melt.
  2. Add Menthol Crystal or Peppermint oil and allow it to melt.
  3. Add the Turpentine oil, Methyl salicylate, Tincture of Capsicum and Eucalyptus oil and stir thoroughly.
  4. Add the Paraffin wax and Camphor rectified and stir very well.
  5. Pour the solution into containers and with beautiful label for sale

Other Factors to Consider

For commercial purposes, in order to have this product pushed to the corners of the market, there some factors that needs to be put into consideration and gotten right so that the product will be welcome in the market and by general public;

Packaging of your product

The packaging of your product should be unique and beautifully designed to attract buyers and users of the product. It should be well packaged to meet or exceed existing standards of similar products in the market.

Quality of your Product

Your product should be of good quality such that it can effectively eradicate these insects in any home or office that it is being used as a a means of fighting insects. When you have a quality product, your loyal customers will introduce your product to friends and family and they will also buy the product.

Price of your Product

Before setting your product price, you should have calculated the total cost of producing a single unit of that product for you to effectively price the product. You need to set a very competitive price based on what is available in the market but with consideration to the expected profit margin for the product.

Creating a Brand

With your finished product, well packed and well-priced, you have a brand to represent your business and product style. A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer. Brands are used in business, marketing, and advertising. Name brands are sometimes distinguished from generic or store brands.

Marketing the Product

Marketing ensures that you move this finished product from your factory to the final end users. This process requires both direct sales to supermarkets, distributors and wholesalers. These ones resell the products to retailers who live next door to the final consumers. You must ensure that your marketing strategy is designed in such a way that all the territories in your locality is effectively covered so that your product could get to the corners of the region where you stay.

As your products becomes more popular, you have to then extend the reach of your products and this in turn brings in more sales and results in increased turnover.

Conclusion

The above step by step procedure highlight how bleach is being produced for our use. we have also seen the various uses associated with the use of mentholated balm. We also saw all the materials required, the chemicals needed and the preparation procedure. The information found here will help anyone who has the desire to or is looking for how to start producing mentholated balm to do so with ease.

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Disclaimer

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