Deep Heat Spray | 72.5ml

Deep Heat Spray | 72.5ml

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Deep Heat Rub | 35g

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Rapid relief from muscular aches and stiffness with Deep Heat Rub, a fast-acting, non-greasy formula enhanced with heat therapy.

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A trusted, convenient fast track to muscle relief

Deep Heat Rub is a fast-acting remedy for muscle stiffness and pain, providing essential heat therapy and penetrating warmth that helps soothe muscular aches and rheumatic pain. The emulsion cream effectively targets areas in need, increasing blood supply for relaxation and pain relief. Its formula, enriched with proven actives, provides deep-reaching effects, particularly beneficial for conditions like fibrositis, joint pains, and muscle strains.

Especially popular among athletes, Deep Heat Rub can be used both pre and post-exercise to prepare muscles for activity and aid in recovery. Its non-greasy composition means no unwanted stains on your clothing or bedding, making it a convenient option for ongoing pain management. Whether it's before a workout or to ease everyday muscular pains and stiffness, Deep Heat Rub offers relief combined with the therapeutic benefits of heat therapy.

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11 Reasons to Choose Deep Heat Rub

  • Fast-Acting Relief: Begins working rapidly to soothe aches and pains, providing quick relief when you need it most.
  • Heat Therapy: Generates penetrating warmth that helps increase blood flow, relax stiff muscles, and ease discomfort.
  • Versatile Use: Effective in treating rheumatic pain, back pain, sciatica, and fibrositis, as well as pain from sprains and muscular aches.
  • Pre and Post Exercise: Can be used both before and after physical activities to prepare muscles for exercise and help with post-activity recovery.
  • Non-Greasy Formula: Designed to be absorbed quickly without leaving any residue, ensuring it won't stain clothes or bedding.
  • Active Ingredients: Contains a powerful blend of menthol, eucalyptus oil, methyl salicylate, and turpentine oil to provide targeted relief.
  • Suitable for: Adults and children over 5 years, making it a great choice for families.
  • Easy Application: Simply massage the cream into the skin until fully absorbed, allowing the active ingredients to work effectively.
  • Regular Use: Can be applied 2-3 times a day, ensuring sustained relief throughout the day.
  • Safe for Daily Use: When used as directed, it is safe for daily application to help manage chronic conditions.
  • Also available as a spray.

What is the Deep Heat Rub Used For?

Deep Heat Muscle Rub is specifically formulated to alleviate a variety of muscular discomforts. It is highly recommended for the relief of muscular pains and stiffness, making it an essential companion for those suffering from conditions such as back pain, rheumatic discomfort, sciatica, and fibrositis. Additionally, it proves effective for the relief of pain associated with sprains and chilblains.

When applied, this muscle rub generates penetrating warmth that works deep within the muscle tissues, soothing aches and sore muscles efficiently. This makes it an ideal solution for anyone needing relief from persistent or acute muscular pain.

Safety Precautions to Consider Before Applying Deep Heat Rub

When using Deep Heat Rub, it's important to take certain precautions to ensure it is safe and effective for your needs. Here’s when you should consult a healthcare professional:

  • Existing Conditions: If you have any underlying medical conditions, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Deep Heat Rub to ensure it is suitable for your health status.
  • Medication Interactions: If you are taking any other medications, whether prescription or over-the-counter or any complementary therapies, discuss with a healthcare provider to prevent any potential interactions.
  • Persistent Symptoms: Should your symptoms persist despite regular use of Deep Heat Rub, seek medical advice to explore other treatment options.
  • Allergies: If you are known to suffer from allergies, especially to painkillers such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and other NSAIDs, consult with a healthcare professional before using this product. Avoid use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients listed on the product.
  • Age Restrictions: Deep Heat Rub should not be used on children under 5 years of age.
  • Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it's crucial to talk to your doctor before using Deep Heat Rub to ensure it is safe for both you and your baby.
  • Asthma and Other Conditions: Those with asthma or those prescribed regular medication should consult their doctor to ensure the rub does not interfere with their existing treatments.

Always read and follow the label instructions carefully and seek professional advice when necessary to ensure the safe and effective use of Deep Heat Rub.

Product Specifications

Suitable ForAdults and children aged 5 years and over
Active IngredientsMenthol (5.91% w/w), Eucalyptus Oil (1.97% w/w), Methyl Salicylate (12.80% w/w), Turpentine Oil (1.47% w/w)
Other IngredientsSodium Cetostearyl Sulphate, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol, Wool Fat (Lanolin), Liquid Paraffin, Dowicil 200, Water
Packaging35g tube


How to Use Deep Heat Rub

  1. Application Time: Apply Deep Heat Rub either before or after exercise to help prepare your muscles for exertion or to relieve post-workout stiffness.
  2. Target Area: This product is strictly for external use. Ensure it is applied only to the skin over the affected areas.
  3. Method: Adults and children over 5 years should gently massage the rub into the affected area until fully absorbed. This helps in activating the heating properties that penetrate deep into the muscle tissue.
  4. Frequency: Apply a thin layer of the cream 2–3 times daily, depending on your pain relief needs.
  5. Post-Application: Always wash your hands immediately after applying the cream to avoid accidental contact with eyes or other sensitive areas.
  6. Safety First: It is crucial to always read the product label before use to ensure proper application and to avoid potential side effects.

When to Seek Medical Assistance

  • Persistent Symptoms: If your symptoms do not improve after regular use of Deep Heat Rub, it might indicate a more serious condition that requires professional evaluation.
  • Severe Pain: If the pain becomes more intense or severe, this could be a sign of a more serious underlying issue.
  • Adverse Reactions: If you experience any adverse reactions such as skin irritation, rash, increased swelling, or severe discomfort, discontinue use immediately and consult a healthcare provider.
  • Underlying Health Conditions: If you have an underlying health condition or are taking other medications, and symptoms persist or worsen, seek advice from your doctor to ensure there are no interactions or complications.
  • Pregnancy or Breastfeeding: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding and use Deep Heat, consult a doctor if you continue to experience discomfort, as it could affect your therapy plan.
  • If Unsure: Whenever you are unsure about the symptoms or the appropriateness of using Deep Heat Rub, it's always best to consult a healthcare professional for guidance.

Where to Use Deep Heat Rub

Deep Heat Rub is versatile and can be applied to various areas of the body where muscle pain and stiffness occur. Here are the specific areas where you can use Deep Heat Rub for effective pain relief:

  • Back: Ideal for relieving lower, middle, and upper back pain, including strains and sprains.
  • Neck: Helps ease tension and pain in the neck, often caused by posture issues or strain.
  • Shoulders: Effective for shoulder pain and stiffness, which can result from overuse or injury.
  • Arms and Elbows: Useful for soothing pain from muscle overuse, tennis elbow, or golfer’s elbow.
  • Legs and Knees: Alleviates discomfort in the legs and knees, including pains associated with sprains and joint stiffness.
  • Hands and Wrists: Can be used to reduce pain in the hands and wrists, which is beneficial for those suffering from repetitive strain injuries.

Deep Heat Rub is designed to be used on unbroken skin across these areas, providing a warming sensation that helps to relax and soothe sore muscles. Always ensure the skin is clean and dry before application, and wash your hands after applying the rub.

The History of Deep Heat

Deep Heat is the UK’s No. 1 selling Heat Brand and is designed to offer effective and targeted relief alongside the benefits of heat therapy.


Frequently Asked Questions

Deep Heat Rub is suitable for adults and children over 5 years old experiencing muscular pains and stiffness, including rheumatic pain. Deep Heat Muscle Massage Roll-on Lotion is specifically designed to help relieve tight, tense muscles.

Deep Heat provides therapeutic pain relief by generating heat to help soothe joint stiffness and sore muscles, thereby restoring movement. Apply it directly to the affected area to relax the muscle and decrease pain.

Gently massage Deep Heat Rub into the affected area until it is completely absorbed. Use 2–3 times daily, especially before or after physical activity.

Deep Heat Rub is available in a 35g tube. Other product sizes vary, so please check the packaging for specific details.

Key ingredients include Menthol, Eucalyptus Oil, Methyl Salicylate, and Turpentine Oil. A full list of ingredients can be found on the product label.

Diabetics should consult with their doctor or pharmacist before using Deep Heat products, especially if they are on other regular medications.

There is generally no restriction on using Deep Heat products with oral painkillers, but it is always best to inform your doctor or pharmacist about all the medicines you are currently taking.

Avoid using Deep Heat products on broken, infected, or inflamed skin, as this can worsen the condition.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Deep Heat if you are pregnant or breastfeeding to ensure safety for both you and your baby.

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