This is a hot liniment. Its purpose is to open up the meridians and to promote the transfer of Chi and the energetic obstruction while increasing Chi flow and sensitivity. This formula is similar to the Royal Phoenix liniment but this one was designed for a higher level of toughening exercises. Minister Fire is intended for use only on the hands. It should be used exclusively by advanced students in the later stages of their hand training or where more heat is required. This is the superior of the hot liniments.