monkey balm vs. tiger balm

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  • #347958
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    personally, i prefer White Monkey Holding Peach Balm (preang gala). perhaps because i grew up with it.

    how about you?

    #347972
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    what is it for again? i grew up with the monkey brand also.

    #347982
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    To directly quote from the packaging:

    “For the temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with simple backache, arthritis, strains, bruises, and sprains.”

    I noticed that in the last 5-8 years, they started making packaging in English. And on eBay, one of these suckers sell for over 5 bucks!

    [i]Originally posted by yikerenzo[/i]
    what is it for again? i grew up with the monkey brand also.

    #347992
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    i have not used it in a long time. i like the cold and hot feeling i get from it but i hate itching afterward. rash!

    #348002
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    ack! perhaps you are allergic to a specific ingredient? only the monkey balm does that to you… or other mentholated treatments as well?

    [i]Originally posted by yikerenzo[/i]
    i have not used it in a long time. i like the cold and hot feeling i get from it but i hate itching afterward. rash!

    #348012
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    They are both called “preang gala”. It’s just a different brand. Tiger Balm has become well known in the US. It all started with good ol’ Michael Chang. Asians have been using this stuff for who knows how long and it’s only now starting to catch on.

    #348023
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    cameron
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    go with icy hot instead

    #348033
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    SudPapillon
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    used both
    Mom used it also:

    Kwan loong Oil

    #348045
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    kennykc
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    you’ll find tiger balm anywhere. they’re the same stuff.

    #348055
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    I always use the White Monkey Balm since little. hehe.

    [i]Originally posted by phillyrep[/i]
    personally, i prefer White Monkey Holding Peach Balm (preang gala). perhaps because i grew up with it.

    how about you?

    #348065
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    neither, i dont like the smell. i think my mom use the monkey brand balm.

    [i]Originally posted by phillyrep[/i]
    personally, i prefer White Monkey Holding Peach Balm (preang gala). perhaps because i grew up with it.

    how about you?

    #348076
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    my mom makes me kos k’chul for her sometimes using this stuff, but switched to using vicks vapor rub instead because it’s easier to coin and basically has the same stuff as tiger balm…

    #348088
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    i like the monkey brand the most because it always got rid of my tummy aches, and that smell mmm, and smells great.

    #348099
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    Stalkerazzi
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    White monkey balm

    #348109
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    i also grew up using the monkey balm brand but recently switched to the tiger brand cuz the bottle is cute hehe

    [i]Originally posted by phillyrep[/i]
    personally, i prefer White Monkey Holding Peach Balm (preang gala). perhaps because i grew up with it.

    how about you?

    #348121
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    White Monkey Balm is good to carry in a purse..hmm i dont’t have any now ..hehe

    [Message last modified 10-18-2005 02:20am by pKajOntu]

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