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Safe & Effective Natural Pain Relief

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: More people are leaning towards natural pain relievers. What are the key herbs you should keep in your medicine cabinet?
Air Date: 5/28/14
Duration: 10
Host: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Safe & Effective Natural Pain Relief
If you're someone who is fed up with the overuse of non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, there are other options available for you to use. Even taking Advil multiple times a day every day to relieve your sore muscles can damage your liver.

Many people are leaning toward natural ways to relieve pain and treat certain health issues.

What are some common natural pain relievers that you should be using?

Turmeric is a spice that is grown in tropical regions of Asia and has a history over 4,000 years of being used as an herbal remedy. Turmeric has been used to treat inflammation, treat digestive problems and helps fight infections. Curcumin is also a powerful antioxidant that is a substance in turmeric and helps reduce swelling.

Another incredible natural pain reliever is BCM 95, a type of curcumin that has better absorption and thus optimal bio-availability in your bloodstream.

Boswellia has been used in Indian herbal medicine for many years. Boswellia is an anti-inflammatory that helps relieve arthritis, bursitis and diarrhea.

What are some other natural pain relievers to keep handy in your home?

Dr. Holly shares why you should consider using natural, safe and effective pain relievers and what natural pain relievers you should have in your medicine cabinet.

Natural Pain Relievers:
  • Turmeric
  • Curcumin
  • BCM 95
  • Boswellia
  • Meriva