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How to Reduce Chronic Pain with Natural Alternatives
Medication provided over the counter is usually quite helpful to individuals with chronic pain, but it has long term side effects. Individual who adopt the use of natural alternatives are able to enjoy reduced pain and also no future side effects. Long ago natural alternatives such as oil were used to treat chronic pain. With the research present nowadays there has been a list of options that have been recommended if you want to try natural ways to relieve chronic pain. In this article we are going to look at some of the ways in which you can use to relieve chronic pain naturally.
One of the ways you can relieve your chronic pain is by use of Lavender essential oil. Individuals can also use the oil to reduce anxiety and also to ease relief. Studies have shown that lavender oil has pain relieving properties and has an antioxidant effect in animals. Individuals using lavender should seek doctors’ advice before starting using it. But one should never ingest any oils since they can be toxic at times. One should only rub it on the affected area and they will feel relieved.
You can also use Rosemary essential oil for relieving pain. This oil is said to relieve a headache in individuals as well as bone pain. An individual is also able to benefit from memory boost and having relaxed muscles. To get the real benefits of this oil one needs to dilute essential oils in a carrier oil such as olive and use three drops of each ounce of the oil. Rosemary oil works on the pain receptors in one’s body hence reducing the pain one feels.
Peppermint is another natural way to reduce chronic pain. Research shows that peppermint has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial components. The active products in the oil helps to reduce pain in individuals. Peppermint is also great in headache reduction. Since some people are allergic to pepper one should always conduct a skin test before using the oil. One should therefore first test it to ensure that they are not allergic to it and that it will not cause any serious reaction. Also, make sure not to use it near children.
Eucalyptus essential oil will also help you in reducing chronic pain. With this oil one will be able to reduce any swelling that they might have. When using it one should ensure that they do not diffuse it in public since it is quite toxic when swallowed.
To conclude, the above are some of the natural ways you can use to relieve natural pain.