When we experience a minor headache, muscle pain or other pain, we instantly go for counter drugs like aspirin, ibuprofen and acetaminophen—the most used drugs in the U.S. And long uses of these drugs can lead to side effects like intestinal damage, liver failure and more effects. A natural, safer and more effective alternative to this synthetic drug has been known about for at least 15 years
Potential Side Effects of Aspirin
heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea,
Excessive sweating and thirst
7 Aspirin Alternative That Grows On Trees
Turmeric contain compound called curcumin has anti-inflammatory properties. It has been used for thousands of years to fight inflammation. This spice not only reduces inflammation but aides in digestion. Add a bit of cayenne pepper to help your body make the most of the turmeric.
Kratom an herb that is both fast and natural for pain relief is unknown to most of us. Kratom reduce pain, increase energy, and lift spirits. Many who were hooked on opium used kratom to help them endure opium withdrawal easily.
White Willow Bark
The original Aspirin, white willow bark contains salicin which, in the stomach, converts to salicylic acid—the primary component of Aspirin. It is effective in relieving pain, inflammation and fever colds and Infections (Influenza), Acute and Chronic Rheumatic Disorders, mild Headaches, and Pain caused by Inflammation.
Adding this little root to your daily diet can really help to not just fight nausea but also inflammation. Ginger has been a common staple in Asian, Indian, and Arabic healing therapies to treat inflammation associated with arthritis and ulcerative colitis for years.
Derived from chili peppers, this topical remedy reduces nerve, muscle and joint pain by stopping the chemical known as substance P from transmitting pain signals to the brain. Available in gel or cream form, it can be applied three to four times daily.
Commonly known as Indian frankincense, boswellia contains active components like resin that reduce inflammation and pain. It can be taken as a supplement as well as used topically.
Keep essential oils on hand. Rub chamomile, lavender or sage into temples, chest or sore joints to relax muscles and calm the mind. Aromatherapy relieves stress—often the root of our pain.