Natural Pain Relief: Popular Herbal Options

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Treating Back Pain with Popular Herbs

Back pain is a killer for many of my clients. While I am always able to provide them with the right chiropractic care, there are other ways to treat pain without medication. Here are some common herbal remedies used for natural pain relief:

  • Capsaicin. Derived from hot chile peppers, topical capsaicin may be useful for some people in relieving pain. “Capsaicin works by depleting substance P, a compound that conveys the pain sensation from the peripheral to the central nervous system. It takes a couple of days for this to occur,” says David Kiefer, MD, assistant clinical professor of medicine at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.

    In nature the spicy sensation of capsaicin is an irritant for most animals . However, people add this spice to all kinds of food. In nature the spicy sensation of capsaicin is an irritant for most animals . However, people add this spice to all kinds of food.

  • Ginger.  Ginger extract may help with joint and muscle pain because…

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