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Table 2 Active ingredients of PTMC ointment and roll-on gel

From: Toxicology and teratology of the active ingredients of professional therapy MuscleCare products during pregnancy and lactation: a systematic review

Active ingredients Purpose Content % (Ointment) Content % (Roll-on)
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) Topical: anti-inflammatory, Oral: relieves osteoarthritis pain 5.0% 0.50%
Menthol Topical: analgesic and anesthetic 4.0% 10.0%
Camphor Topical: analgesic 3.0% 3.0%
Glucosamine Topical: analgesic, Oral: relieves joint pain, protects against cartilage deterioration 3.0% 0.20%
Vitamin E Anti-oxidant protection of skin 1.0% Not in roll-on
Sea Cucumber Tissue repair, antioxidant 1.0% Not in roll-on
Oil of Wintergreen Topical: analgesic, anti-inflammatory 1.0% Not in roll-on
Eucalyptus Leaf Oil Topical: analgesic, counter-irritant, skin penetration 0.5% 3.0%
Grape Seed Oil Healing damaged tissue 1.0% Not in roll-on
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Topical: analgesic 0.1% Not in roll-on
Thymol Topical: analgesic, anesthetic 0.2% Not in roll-on
Chondroitin Skin conditioning 0.1% 0.1%
Peppermint Oil Topical: analgesic Not in ointment 3.0%
Boswellia Topical: anti-inflammatory Not in ointment 0.7%
Ilex Skin conditioning Not in ointment 0.7%
Magnesium chloride Viscosity controlling 0.2% 0.1%