Back pain, more specifically lower back pain is also referred to as Sciatica. It can vary widely from chronic debilitating pain to little more than a nuisance. While there are many different reasons one can suffer from back pain, there are also many natural remedies to help relieve the pain.
Here are some simple tips to help relieve your back pain:
1) Pain Relief Oil: This pain relief oil is easy to use. Just a few drops on your back, or wherever else you’re feeling pain. Massage the oil in, and you’ll start to feel the pain melting away. The secret to this pain oil? Specific essential oils are used that are proven to relieve pain, and relax tense muscles. Bonus: This oil is safe or use during pregnancy.
When I was pregnant with my son, I had THE WORST sciatic pain. I used the pain oil, and it helped tremendously. To get the pain relief oil, click HERE.
2) Exercise: Back pain is often caused by weak stomach muscles. When you strengthen your stomach muscles, it will strengthen the muscles in your back. Your core has to work together to support the body. Once it becomes strong enough, the stress on the back will reduce.
3) Chili pepper ointment
Chili peppers contains Capsaicin, which delivers the feeling of burning or heat. Chili peppers are often used in the treatment of pain that affects bones and muscles, and is a very common remedy for Arthritis sufferers.
You can easily make a healing ointment, just combine 4 tspns of ground chili pepper and 1 tbspn of olive oil. Rub the mixture on the affected area. It will heat the area, and thus eliminate pain, so you would feel better and more relaxed.
4) Camphor rubs
Camphor rubs contain menthol crystals, which help relieve pain. While some may not enjoy the smell, as the smell of mint may be offputting, this is a very effective method to relieve pain.
Often the reason for back pain is stiff, tense muscles. Stretching will help relax those muscles, and make them more flexible instead of tense. The winter is a time when the complaints about stiff muscles are the most common. After getting out of bed, try taking 15 minutes to stretch, and just warm up those muscles. You’ll feel a difference right away.
What are some other natural remedies you use to relieve back pain? Let us know! And don’t forget to sign up and receive health & wellness updates.