It is estimated, according to the National Institute of Health (NIH) that the percentage of Americans who are affected by muscle pain and soreness is higher than those affected by heart, diabetes, and cancer ailments.
Usually, poor posture, sedentary lifestyle, and sleeping in an uncomfortable position are the causes of muscle pain and soreness.
Also, this pain can occur as a result of some disease or infection
Causes of muscle pain:
- Influenza (flu)
- Sprains and strains
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Lyme disease
- Lyme disease
- Muscle cramp
- Medications, like statins which are cholesterol medications
Natural foods which can relieve pain:
Coconut oil can relieve arthritis due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Also, it has antimicrobial properties which can relieve colds and stomachache. When it comes to soothing bone and joint sores, coconut oil is considered as significantly effective as it has the ability to boost blood circulation to the painful area, thus healing it.
Cayenne pepper is amazing for relieving pain and boosting blood flow. Capsaicin is known as its active compound which can soothe muscle soreness, arthritis, and lower back pain.
Turmeric And Ginger
Turmeric and ginger are extremely effective for treating arthritis due to the fact that they have strong anti-inflammatory properties. Ginger can be used for soothing lower back aches, chest pains, and stomach pains.
Curcumin is the active compound in turmeric, which is responsible for soothing inflammation and chronic pains due to its strong anti-inflammatory properties.
We present you a homemade remedy which can help you to treat your muscle pains:
- 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
- ½ cup coconut oil
- 15 drops lavender essential oil
- 2 tablespoons ginger or turmeric powder
- ¼ cup grated beeswax
- 15 drops peppermint essential oil
- A glass jar
Firstly, you need to put the coconut oil in the jar. Fill a saucepan with 2 inches of water and place it on a stove and heat. In order to melt the coconut oil, place the glass jar in the saucepan with heating water. Then, put in the turmeric powder, cayenne pepper, and ginger. Let the mixture cool at a room temperature. Add the essential, when the mixture is cool, and stir well. For future use, you can keep the solution in storage containers.
Source: Time For Natural Health Care