If you suffer from chronic pain or have recently had an injury, you may be looking for ways to relieve that pain. While there are many different types of medication that claim to do just that, some people prefer more natural pain-relieving methods.
You can make your own at home with ingredients you can find in your own pantry or at your local pharmacy. Natural pain relievers can offer the same results as many medications, but without the side effects. They are also a good option for people who can’t tolerate certain medications.
If you are looking for a natural way to relieve pain caused by arthritis, an injury, or a chronic pain disorder, these are some great options. Keep in mind that although these are all-natural pain relievers, they still may not be suitable for all types of pain or certain people. Talk to your doctor if you have questions or concerns.
1. Turmeric and Ginger Tea
Both turmeric and ginger have anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce swelling in the body and relieve pain. You can combine the ingredients to create a drink that makes a great natural pain reliever. If you don’t like to drink tea and would prefer a capsule, you can usually find both turmeric and ginger in the supplement aisle of your local pharmacy or department store. If you want to make the tea, follow this recipe.
- Ground Ginger
- Ground Turmeric
Bring the water to a boil and add the ground ginger and turmeric. Reduce the heat and allow the ingredients to simmer for 15 minutes. Strain the mixture to remove any clumps and thick particles. Add some honey to sweeten the drink. You do not have to add the honey, but many people prefer it for flavor. You can drink this drink daily until the swelling goes away, and the pain subsides.