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Candlestick Trading, Inc. started its Philippines operation in 1998. Candlestick Trading was a distributor of Body Glove Orthotics (Sports and Fitness), wetsuits and rashguards, gloves and accessories, and other U.S. brands. A main partner in health over the years with Sombra Philippines has been United Nations Ave. Chiropractic Center, Inc. that has provided chiropractic services (specialized treatment for neuro muscular skeletal disorders such as back and neck pain, sciatica, scoliosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches, and migraines, etc.) in the Philippines since 1990.   

Aromatherapy Oil
Oil Massage


“Sombra products are a staple in my massage practice. The pain relieving gels tackle muscle and joint soreness with a refreshing citrus aroma. My clients love it.”

-Chrissy Chew, LMT Owner, The Art of Health, LLC

"I use Sombra daily in my clinics as part of pain management and the citrus aroma is very pleasant. My patients find it very effective.”

-Dr. Viviane Renard RN, DOM

 Acupuncture and Herbal Clin


Our mission and goals for Sombra remain the same as when we first commenced operations. We have an obligation to provide the best quality products at a competitive price. We also have an obligation to provide the latest information regarding the products available and the latest breakthroughs in health care. Sombra Philippines is the authorized distributor for Sombra USA in the United States.


Sombra is a U.S. made topical pain relieving gel. It is enriched with capsaicin, camphor and menthol. It is fortified with six botanical ingredients to enhance skin protection. It is all natural, non-staining, and provides a refreshing residual scent of orange peel extract and rose water. Sombra is the pain reliever of choice for many professional athletic trainers, personal trainers, massage therapists, and competitive athletes.


With Sombra Philippines direct working relationship with United Nations Avenue Chiropractic Center, Inc. ( (UNCC), expert advice is available. Doctors on staff at UNCC have knowledge regarding sports medicine and how to maintain optimum health and maximize performance. The doctors were trained and certified in the United States. Some of them have also provided services to professional sports teams in the United States.

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