Thanks to TV commercials many of us are very aware of various prescription and over the counter medications that help with various types of pain. However thanks to these commercials we are also very aware of the side effects that can accompany the medication. Today I wanted to share some natural pain remedies that can help with various types of pain! This post includes:
- pain management techniques
- homemade natural pain remedies
- natural supplements to help with pain
Natural Pain Remedies to Make Your Day More Manageable
Natural Pain Management Techniques
Cupping Therapy– Lisa from All Natural Ideas states “Cupping therapy is an ancient form of bodywork therapy. Its main purpose is to promote blood flow through the muscles”. Learn how cupping therapy works and learn how it can help with a variety of diseases including arthritis, migraines, and much more! Read more here.
Acupuncture– You have likely heard of acupuncture before, it is a technique where they insert very thin needles in different parts of your body. To me this sounds like it would just cause additional pain however Daniel Pendrick explains that “ Inserting the needles is thought to correct imbalances in the flow of energy in the body, called qi (pronounced “chee”). Which in turn helps to ease pain. Learn more about the benefits of acupuncture for pain management here.
Natural DIY Homemade Remedies
Essential Oils for Arthritis Pain & Inflammation– Learn which essential oils work best for helping to ease pain and inflammation and get a recipe for a essential oil blend specifically for arthritis! Read more here!
Essential Oils for Headache Pain– Learn the 5 best essential oils to use to help with various headaches including cluster headaches, stress headaches, sinus headaches, and migraines! Learn about each of the oils here.
All Natural Muscle Rub– This is a roller bottle recipe using essential oils! Using a roller bottle is an easy and mess-free way to apply essential oils to your aching muscles! I also love that you can throw your roller bottle in your bag, making it easy to apply the rub no matter where you are. Get the recipe here!
Homemade Eczema Cream– This remedy uses lavender and tea tree essential oils and has a base of coconut oil. This is another easy recipe and while I am sure it is great for Eczema, lavender and tea tree oil are great for your skin making this recipe great for many different skin irritations. Get it here!
Aunt Flo’s Cramps-Be-Gone Tea & Tincture – Learn which herbs are most helpful in managing your menstrual cycle symptoms (bloating, cramps, frazzled nerves etc) and get the tea and tincture recipe here!
Natural Supplements to Help with Pain
Ginger– Like turmeric, ginger also has anti-inflammatory properties. Studies has shown that ginger supplements help with managing pain and inflammation. Learn more about the benefits of ginger and how to use it to manage arthritic pain here.
I hope you have found these suggestions for natural pain remedies to be helpful and hopefully you have found a few that you would like to try! Wishing you a low pain day!