This legendary pain relief formula is clinical research-proven, fast acting and long lasting. It provides temporary relief from many aches and pains, such as sore muscles and joints, sprains, strains, and bruises. Biofreeze is completely free of parabens and propylene glycol. The proprietary formula is made with U.S. Pharmacopeia-grade ingredients. It can be applied to body parts such as the foot, ankle, knee, hand, wrist, elbow, hip, back, neck and shoulders. The Biofreeze Original Gel is particularly well-suited for massage applications on larger muscle areas that may benefit from a hands-on approach.