3 Remedies for Natural Pain Relief and Healing

What do you do when you have a headache depriving you of deep sleep? Or when you can't do your daily chores because of back pain?

Undoubtedly, in such times, you opt to reach out to over-the-counter painkillers. Or you grab some pain killer herbs. What's more, though the over the counter painkillers might have side effects on your body, sometimes you don't have an otherwise. And this is quite understandable. This article will enlighten you on specific painkillers that you may use to get pain relief and healing. So, let's get moving.


If you have severe pain, then this may be one of the best options at your disposal. Curcumin is one of the components that give turmeric herb its outstanding healing properties. More importantly, in terms of performance, curcumin outperforms many over-the-counter painkillers such as ibuprofen, acetaminophen. And what's more, it relieves pain and heals without side effects.

Supplements Can Be Something Else

Sometimes you may not be able to access the pure curcumin. As such, you may consider getting a curcumin supplement. In such cases, ensure that the supplement contains relatively large amounts of curcumin. And on that note, avoid powered turmeric as much as you can as they contain very low curcumin.

High Potency Curcuminoids

Your digestive tract won't find it easy to absorb curcumin. So, go of high-potency curcuminoids. Moreover, since curcumin is fat-soluble, combine it with oil. More importantly, you can increase the bioavailability of curcumin by combining it with black pepper extract(piperine).

But if you're lucky to get the new, high-tech curcumin with the more modern curcuminoid formulas, you don't need to combine it with black pepper extract(piperine). This is because researchers have shown that the newer curcuminoid formulas have enough potency levels without the addition of piperine.

Lastly, research has shown ginger, Stephania Tetranda, and Boswellia to be the best anti-inflammatory compounds. So, for a more substantial effect, you can combine curcumin with those anti-inflammatory compounds.

Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMF)

A PEMF machine will gently stimulate the anti-inflammatory and repair compounds in your body. It does this by sending electromagnetic pulses through your tissues, which leave you relieved of the pain.

Healing Power

PEMF can heal fractures and torn cartilage faster. What's more, surgeons recommend PEMF as a post-op way to minimize soft tissue inflammation. Do you experience pain after workouts? PEMF can help you recover and keep your inflammation low.

Where They Are Found

You can visit a PEMF therapist at a physical office or purchase a PEMF equipment and use it in your home. However, if you opt to buy one, you should be armed with big bucks since the cheapest PEMF may cost $1300 or more.

Pain Relief Spray

If you have craved for all-rounded support for your body, then a pain relief spray is your dream come true. What's more, pain spray will improve your body's overall health and relieve pain and treat any inflammation in your body. Do you have minor aches and pains? Or are you an arthritis patient? Regardless, a pain relief spray can be your 'lifesaver.'

What's in it for You

Unlike with oral painkillers, these sprays don't have adverse side effects such as ulcers and stomach upsets. What's more, with the sprays, you can target that single part of your body that may be causing you discomfort. But for the relief and healing, the spray has to get into contact with your body.

You Can't Exhaust the Options Available

There are various pain relief sprays at your disposal. They range from those that will ease your back pains, revive your sores and tired feet, and reduce nerve pain. Most importantly, how you choose the best one depends on the type of pain bugging you.

With all that said, before pursuing pharmacological solutions, you may give the above remedies a shot. Most importantly, before opting for any of the treatments, be sure to identify the specific pain you have. Afterward, you are free to choose a remedy that will suit you. However, if you suffer from a severe health problem or if the pain persists, don't hesitate to get professional medical evaluation and advice.

Author's Bio: 

Katie earned a BA in English from WWU and loves to write. She also adores hiking in redwood forests and photography. She feels happiest around a campfire surrounded by friends and family.