Non-Staining Sports Rub For Sore Muscles and Over-Exertion Tiger Balm has been used for nearly 100 years and sold throughout the world. Tiger Balm Works where it hurts. Uses for temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with over-exertion, simple backache, arthritis and sprains. Camphor and menthol. INCajuput oil, clove oil, dementholized mint oil, and paraffin petrolatum.