Have you been experiencing pain? You don’t have to reach for over-the-counter pain killers, or even the heavy pharmaceutical hitters prescribed by your doctor. If you look to nature you’ll find a great many natural pain killers just waiting for you.
For hundreds of years plants and herbs have been found to alleviate everything from arthritis pain, burns, headaches and more.
You’d be familiar with aloe vera, basil, ginger and turmeric as natural healers, so the following five natural pain killers are lesser known.
Aquamin is a type of natural and multi-mineral ingredient, seaweed-derived mineral source. It is calcium rich, has magnesium and 74 additional trace minerals to include iron, zinc and selenium. In a study published in the Nutrition Journal it was found that in a study of 70 volunteers those using aquamin reduced their arthritis pain by 20 per cent in a four-week period and had less stiffness than those who were taking a placebo.
You’ll find bromelain in pineapple juice (specifically in the stems of the pineapple plant). It is a mixture of enzymes said to benefit those suffering digestion problems as well as reducing inflammation from injury and infection.
Hoay, so perhaps better known than the others, peppermint can be used as a natural remedy for toothaches, discomfort from bloating and gas, joint conditions, skin irritations, headaches and muscle pain.
Were you aware of these natural remedies? What natural remedies do you use to relief pain, inflammation or infection?