Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) occur as a result of problems with the jaw, jaw joint and surrounding facial muscles that control chewing and moving the jaw. These disorders are often incorrectly called TMJ, which stands for temporomandibular joint.
TMJ : The best essential oils to relieve TMJ include Peppermint relieves pain, frankincense reduces inflammation an lavender relaxes the tense muscles. Mix 1 drop of each oil with tsp of coconut oil and rub onto the area of pain.
HOW TO relieve TMJ syndrome. Pain can be relieved through examination and treatment of the lateral and medial of the pterygoid muscles.The Pterygoids are jaw (temporomandibular joint, or TMJ) muscles that radiate in a winglike pattern .