Backache, which is also known as lumbago, is a very common problem faced by almost everyone at many times in life. Some pain or uneasiness in the lower back area is called backache. It is not a serious problem but if we ignore the causes of the problem it can interfere with our work, daily routine and even our recreation. Many people spend huge sum of money to get rid of this backache. If we improve our sitting posture, eating and work habits and take some rest after heavy work, we can prevent this problem. If you are facing this problem already, you can get quick relief from backache with natural herb care methods.
The main reason of back pain is our busy and tensed schedule. By adopting natural herbs, effective and pleasant consequences can be visualized at less cost. Herbs have multiple effects. Medical herbalist use typical herbs like Willow bark, Cramp bark, St. Johns Wort and Valerian for making paste that is used to relive back pain. Many herbal oils are now available in market for massaging the pain-ridden area. A good massage in a circulative way can do magic within minutes.
Hot Peppers has been used numerous times in folk medicine in the shape of cream and plaster. Herbalists use Cayenne pepper, which is also known as red pepper, usually in their pain reliving creams. It includes Capsaicin, a strong palliative chemical that activates pain-killing endorphins. By rubbing the red pepper paste gently on the area of pain helps you get rid from back pain. Red pepper activates the pain relieving endorphins in the body. You can make a mixture of red pepper by mixing it in some skin cream to reduce its irritation.
Cramp bark and Black haw that are also known as Viburnum Opulus and Viburnum prunifolium respectively have been used in India and America to make medicine for relieving back pain since ancient times. These plants contain pain-relieving compounds like Esouletin and Scopoletin. Take equal mixture of cramp bark and black haw tinctures three days on regular interval of 3-4 hours for relief.
Ginger can also be used for quick relief. It has approximately 12 different anti-inflammatory compounds that cure pain. Take a piece of ginger, cut it into small pieces and then boil these pieces. After one boil simmer it on low heat for 30 minutes. Drink it with some honey to get good taste and quick relief.
Willow bark includes Salicin and many anti-inflammatory compounds that are helpful in reliving back pain. This herb was used by Greek herbalists even 2400 years ago. Many herbalists use mixture of menthol and camphor. Menthol and camphor constitute some chemicals that can help in easing the muscles.
Drinking Rosemary tea is also a good therapy. Its leaves contain Camosol, Oleanolic acid, Rosmarinicacid and Ursolic acid in them. All these are anti-inflammatory elements. To make this tea you should put the leaves into 1-quart canning jar with boiling water and cover this jar tightly for 30 minutes. Drink a cup of this rosemary tea before sleep and one cup in the morning empty stomach for relief.