There may come a point where you are tired of having more chemicals put into your body to help relieve a constant and lingering pain. It is in these moments that you would find herbal pain relief remedies beneficial. There are old remedies that have been used for centuries which can treat the pain from burns, back aches, bee stings, canker sores, carpal tunnel syndrome.
Remember that pain is always a symptom of some other problem. Some problems are easy to diagnose while others may require a doctor’s diagnosis. Treating a symptom may help in the short-term, but try to find the underlying cause and treat it as well. The information you read here is not to be taken as medical advice. If you have severe pain or pain that does not seem to go away, go have it checked out by a qualified health care professional.
Also, be aware that some herbal remedies may not be the best for your condition and may react negatively with other treatments you might be going through. Ask your doctor if this will interfere with your recovery and treatment or hurt you. You may want to remember that no treatment is perfect and while it may work for some, others will have little to no success.
In treating back aches look to eucalyptus and peppermint oils. This can either be put on your skin directly with a massage or poured into a hot bath. The oils will loosen stiff muscles and will absorb into the skin.
For burn relief, try sandalwood paste for its cooling and soothing properties. Also, try cotton ash. Simply burn some cotton and mix the ash with olive oil. Not only does it help with the pain, it helps to heal. A plant used by many for burns is aloe vera. Not only will it soothe the pain from a burn, it will heal the skin.
When stung by a bee, use a paste made from papaya. Papaya has an enzyme called papain that dissolves the bee venom from a sting. Also, use a paste made from baking soda. There is an acid in the venom of a bee sting that causes the itching. Baking soda neutralizes that acid and takes away the pain.
A canker sore in your mouth can make eating and drinking a painful experience and can cause pain throughout the day. Green leafy vegetables have anti-canker sore properties while using clove oil will help reduce the amount of pain.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome afflicts many and the only sure way to remedy it is surgery. There are things that you can do to ease the pain. Using willow bark, natures aspirin, will help reduce the pain though its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Drinking chamomile tea can calm the nerves that are causing you pain. Also, use bromelain found in pineapples to reduce and prevent inflammation and capsaicin found in red and cayenne peppers to help lessen the pain and provide relief.
There are many other remedies that can be found that bring herbal pain relief for a multitude of pains you might be going through. The secret to making the pain go away may very well be hidden in one of these old herbal remedies. BOLA TANGKAS