Painkillers can be replaced by plants
Since ancient times, certain plants and herbs have been used to treat illness and relieve pain. So what are these medicinal plants and herbs and how should they be used to relieve pain?
The expert notes on a television program that many people, when they feel pain, immediately go to the pharmacy to buy medicine that relieves the pain they are suffering from. But you need to know that pain is a sign of certain problems in the body. However, a person at this moment is interested in relieving pain as quickly as possible, without specifying the cause. Therefore, in this case, medicinal plants and herbs can be used instead of medicines to relieve pain.
“Before taking chemical preparations, it is better to use the “medicines” that nature gives us,” he says.
So, what plants can relieve the pain we suffer from:
– Lavender – this plant is a natural antiseptic and relieves stress, helps to normalize blood pressure, relieves pain. And lavender essential oils improve blood flow to the brain, relieve spasms, and improve metabolic processes. They can also rub the temple area and make cold compresses. Unlike other plants and herbs, it can be used undiluted.
– Turmeric – turmeric slows down the growth of malignant tumors, promotes wound healing, heals burns, cleanses the liver of toxins, has anti-inflammatory properties, as it contains biologically active and anti-inflammatory curcumin.
Hot peppers. This pepper contains capsaicin, which has a strong analgesic effect, acting on the source of pain in the brain and helping to suppress it.
Clove – in addition to a pleasant smell, it has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. That is, it is a natural medicine that does not have side effects.
Peppermint. Peppermint has anti-inflammatory and soothing properties and can also help relieve pain. It is no coincidence that mint is considered a female herb. Numerous clinical studies have shown that drinking peppermint infusion (in tea or water) helps relieve menstrual cramps. It also helps with pain in the intestines, has a positive effect on the general condition, due to the fact that it contains vitamins and antioxidants, improves metabolic processes in the body.
Source: News. EN