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There are some natural ingredients available which can help you to reduce your pain. They are effective against different types of pains like joint pains, back pains, arthritis and other such pains. Let’s find out what natural ingredients can help you to get relief from pain.

Ginger

Ginger is a powerful anti-inflammatory natural product and it is more effective than many available drugs for pain relief. Different scientific studies published in different journals found that it is effective against different types of pains. One scientific study done on effect of ginger on arthritis found that ginger blocks the formation of the inflammatory compounds and also has antioxidant effects which can break down existing inflammation and acidity within the joints. So, it means it not only prevents future possible pain, it can also get you relief from the existing pains happening because of different reasons.

Boswellia

It is commonly known as Indian frankincense. It has active components like resin that can reduce inflammation and pain. It can be used topically or can also be used as a supplement. It is one of the most effective natural pain relievers which can help you to get relief from pain within a short time. However, it is not very easily available and that is why you may need to get it in a different form.

Turmeric

It is a spice which is widely used in different places in the world. It contains anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Turmeric can improve blood circulation and prevent blood clotting. The active ingredient present in turmeric is known as curcumin and it can reduce the levels of two enzymes in the body that cause inflammation.

Capsaicin

It is derived from chilli peepers and it is a very effective natural ingredient against different types of pain. It is a topical remedy that can reduce nerve, muscle and joint pain. It does so by stopping the chemical known as substance P from transmitting pain signals to the brain. It is generally available in gel or cream form. You need to apply 3 to 4 times daily to get more benefit.

White willow bark

It is the original Aspirin. It contains salicin, which gets converted to salicylate acid in the stomach. Salicylic acid it is the primary component of Aspirin. White Willow bark is effective in relieving pain, inflammation and fever. You need to take 1-2 dropfulls of White Willow bark tincture daily to get relief from pain and other problems.

Valerian roots

Valerian roots are considered as nature’s tranquilliser. It helps in relieving insomnia, tension, irritability, stress and anxiety. It helps in reducing pain by reducing nerve sensitivity. It can alleviate feelings of pain within a short time. You can drink a cup of valerian tea as it acts as a natural pain relief and body aches reliever.

Essential oils

There are different types of essential oils available which can help you to get relief from pain and inflammation. Calendula oil, lavender oil, tea tree oil is some of the most common types of essential oils used in relieving pain. You need to rub lavender, chamomile or sage essential oils into temples, chest or sore joints to relax muscles and calm the mind. Aromatherapy is also essential for you because it can relieve stress which is the root cause of different types of pain.

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