To continue with my previous blog on the subject, what are natural, safe, green, and clean remedies which we can use to substitute prescription pain medications? Well here is the list of some of the most effective ones.
Devil’s Claw root comes from a plant which has been shown in numerous studies to be effective in substantially reducing pain in patients with arthritic conditions of different joints. It is more useful for chronic (long term) pain. Boswellia (Frankincense)has been used in Indian medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of arthritic conditions and asthma, and Ginger, which is also a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, is especially useful for respiratory tract infections. Seabuckthorn is a plant which contains a powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant compound Quercetin. It has been shown to help strengthen small blood vessels, and to be helpful in chronic inflammatory conditions. Others are Bromelain, which decreases the levels of prostaglandins (these compounds have been shown to be largely responsible for pain, especially the pain in pre-menstrual syndrome), and Turmeric, which belongs to the ginger family, and contains the active ingredient Curcumin. This last compound is capable of decreasing the levels of cytokines, another group of chemical signaling molecules responsible for inflammation and pain…..Read more…..