If you are suffering from any kind of body pain you cannot enjoy a normal and happy life. It is very common to experience headache, joint pain, back pain, pain in stomach, neck, arms, hands and feet or anywhere else. Muscle pain is very common among all types of pains. When you do heavy work or work for a long period, you are liable to witness muscle pain. Excessive work will lead to overexertion of muscles and it will also show the way to pain in joints and muscles.
There are endless painkillers available in the market. Almost every month medical scientists launch new pain relievers in the market. But one thing should be kept in mind that these pain relievers have many side effects too. If you are experiencing severe pain and need immediate relief, you can prefer to take painkillers on the advice of you doctor. For common pains herbal treatments are the best. Due to their anti-inflammatory, anti-septic and anti-biotic properties, herbs are the best medicines given to us by nature and that too without any danger of side effects.
Ginger is easily available in everyone’s kitchen. Sometimes we witness pain in knee joints while standing and walking. Regular intake of ginger gives us freedom from this problem easily. Boil 50 gram Ginger in one glass of water. You can also add salt, turmeric and garlic in it. Drinking of this ginger soup two times a day will definitely improve the health of your muscles. Ginger is also good for digestion and throat infections. So it is suggested that ginger soup should be taken by everyone above 30s in winter season.
Willow Bark extract gives relief in muscle and joint pains. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties it is useful in curing osteo-arthritis. It works like a slow poison for killing pain. So it is advised to consume willow bark extract twice a day for 15 to 20 days for relief. Willow bark herb is also helpful in curing kidney and liver related diseases. However, it is suggested that people suffering from asthma, diabetes, active peptic ulcer disease etc. should not use willow bark.
Red chili gives a very spicy and delicious taste in food. The Capsaicin property of chili makes it a beneficial pain reliever too. By applying the paste of chili pepper on the affected area, you can get rid of pain. Neurologists use it to cure many brain related diseases. Devil’s Claw is effective in treating back pain and osteoarthritis. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties it is very useful in getting rid of pains.
Boswellia herb is a tree of frankincense family. It is easily found in India. Due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-fungal properties, it has tremendous power of curing pains of any form. In India medicinal use of banana leaves for relieving muscle and joint pains is also prevalent. By cutting one leaf of banana in square shape, you can use it like a cloth to cover the affected area. Herbalists usually apply warm coconut oil on square banana leaf and then apply it on the area where pain is being experienced.