Back pain is the pain in the back which originates from the muscles, nerves, bones and joints in the spine. It can be mild or chronic, constant or recurrent, only in one area of the back or moves to other parts of the back also. If it continues for longer duration then it may lead to weakness and numbness in the body.
The pain is produced as the spine in the back is connected to nerves, joint, muscles, tendons and ligaments. The pain become extreme when large nerves in the spine pass through the legs and arms . So treatment should be taken in the initial stage to avoid further discomfort.
All the herbs are not safe and effective for the treatment of back pain as they pass through biochemical pathways .The herbs that are deficient in prostaglandin suppressing strength, antispasmodic, sedative and antidepressant properties are prescribed by the doctors also in many countries.
Safe & Effective Herbal Remedies For Back Pain
Cayenne pepper contains a chemical known as capsaicin which helps to get rid of the pain. This substance is found as a component in many pharmaceutical topical analgesics also.
It can be used in the form of a commercial cream or you can rub the mashed pepper on the painful area or mix it with any other cold cream before applying it. Wash your hands properly after applying these combinations.
Cramp Bark is an antispasmodic herb and it contains compounds like esouletin and scopoletin which helps to relax the muscles. It is recommended to use this herb in the form of tincture rather than tea .The tincture should be taken every three hours to get relief.
Black haw contains compounds salicosides and scopletin that have similar properties as aspirin. So you can take this herb safely in the form of tablets, tincture or tea.
This herb is an ancient herb that was used by the Greeks for the treatment of pain. The main constituent of this herb is saliacin which helps to give relief from pain in any part of the body. It has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce any kind of swelling in the painful area.
Peppermint (Menthe piperita)
Peppermint contains menthol and camphor that eases pain and muscle tighthness.You can take this herb in raw or supplement form or as a peppermint tea.
Ginger has around 12 anti-inflammatory compounds and it has the same effects as the aspirin. It is one of the best pain medicines taken in Arab countries. Ginger can be taken in raw or supplement form. You can also take it in the form of tea or as an infusion.
The main constituents of this herb are carnosol, oleanolic acid, rosmarinic acid and ursolic acid. All these compounds have anti-inflammatory properties. You can take this herb in the form of tea or infusion.
Angelica herb has anti-inflammatory, anodyne and antispasmodic properties which help to get rid of the back pain. Take it in the form of infusion or tea. The recommended dosage of this herb is to take it in the form of infusion or tea thrice a day.
Caution: Please use Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.