Natural and Herbal Painkillers

There might be different reasons for any injury or illness that can cause you pain and someone wise has truly said that – Painkillers are tasteless or might be even bad and who likes to pop in painkillers again and again? These mouth disturbing medicines are not just bad for your tongue but they also have several side effects for the body, like damaging your liver, nerves and kidneys. So what if you want to get rid of this pain and you are in no mood to take pain killers? Simple, take natural methods to relieve your pain.

Herbal Painkillers

Below is a list of some foods that work well as natural pain relievers.

#1 Grapes

Pop them into mouth like painkiller, enjoy the juice and sweetness. A cup of them every day to keep the back pain away. These natural juicy candies have properties that increase the blood circulation in your lower back, which relaxes it like a cushion and helps alleviating backaches.grapes

#2 Pineapples

I have a pen, I have a pineapple, Pineapple-Pen. Well jokes apart, the fruit contains bromelain, an element that can improve your circulation, prevent cramps and thwart inflammation. It can also get you rid of the inflammatory compounds that are one of the reasons behind arthritis and also cure a bloated tummy and heaviness.pineapple

#3 Garlic

Ginger-garlic paste is the most useful ingredient of kitchen these days but very less people know that garlic can be used as a painkiller to treat various conditions. Utilize it for treating joint pain, just chop up a clove of garlic and heat it in a little oil and apply the oil on your joints. The warm oil and a cloth to wrap, that’s all you need. Well, good news for the sweet-tooth people, you can also use garlic to treat a toothache by crushing a few nodes of garlic, adding a pinch of salt and applying the paste to your tooth.


#4 Cloves

Punjabis love this. Maybe with pulao, rajma or Dal, we have it in our foods. Cloves are very effective in treating toothaches, that’s why most of the toothpaste companies are showing it in their advertisements. Keep it in your mouth next to the tooth that’s hurting or put some clove oil onto a tiny cotton ball and apply it to the tooth.


#5 Ginger

Flavouring of tea during winters, ginger is the boss of house. Our ancestors have been using this distinct vegetable to cure inflammation and pain for centuries and modern studies cannot say no to what they already knew. Ginger helps in easing not only arthritis pain, but overall body or joint pain as well.


#6 Turmeric

This yellow turmeric contains curcumin that has anti-inflammatory and pain relieving characteristics. Maybe its powder or make its oil, it is effective against both arthritis and heartburns.


#7 Apple cider vinegar

This specific vinegar has alkaline-forming properties which work well to combat heartburn. So, mix one spoon of apple-cider vinegar into a glass of water & enjoy the taste slowly for relief from acidity.

apple cider vinegar

#8 Cranberries

Cranberry is a fruit which can cure ulcers and prevent urinary tract infections. So the next time if you experience stomach pain for any of these reasons, drink its juice instead of taking a painkiller. However, one should go for a natural cranberry juice not a store packed or preservative applied one that has been processed.


#9 Peppermint

Who knew mints are good for pain relieving too. Peppermint is a natural remedy which works absolutely fine to treat anything from toothache and joints pain to headaches and muscle pains. This mouth refreshing filler plants extract is also much effective in treating skin problems and gastro-intestinal problems like gas and bloating.


#10 Fish oil

Fish not only contains proteins, but its oil contains omega-3 fatty acids which is not just a fat cutter but it can also ease the pain caused by many chronic situations, including headaches, back pain, neural pain, and rheumatoid arthritis.

fish oil

#11 Sunlight

I think I will go to a beach next time when I’ll have body pain as it found that people with chronic pain are often seen with low levels of Vitamin D. So getting some sunlight helps improving your Vitamin D levels and can make a drastic difference to your on-going pain.


#12 Blueberries

Just like cranberries, having blueberries can help getting rid of urinary tract infections, in addition to it they also help in curing peptic ulcers, digestive problems and bladder infections. The presence of antioxidants in the blueberries helps in killing the free radicals/elements that harm your digestive tract.


#13 Oats

Oats are loaded with the magnesium metal that is thought to help to prevent cramps. Eating oats regularly can also help reduce menstrual cramps in ladies and ease the pain of endometriosis.


#14 Cherries

These small red-red cherries, which are the toppings of your most favorite desserts, contains anthocyanins, which gives it their distinct bright red color as well as these anthocyanin’s are natural painkillers and are very effective against joint pain.


So next time if you face any sort of pain, Visit your nearest kitchen immediately.

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