Did you know common natural foods can act as an effective remedy for inflammation and pain? Be it pain due to arthritis, inflammation, and swelling as seen in rheumatoid arthritis or chronic pain following herpes infection, here are some natural remedies that might help with these kinds of pains.
Fish oil – An omega-3 essential fatty acid, fish oil contains anti-inflammatory compounds, which aid in the treatment of muscular and skeletal diseases.
Turmeric: This Indian spice contains curcumin, which is anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anticancer in nature.
Green tea: Of the many health benefits of green tea, use of it in the treatment of arthritis as an anti-inflammatory agent is not well-known.Drink around 3 – 4 cups of green tea daily to deal with inflammation and joint pain
Camphor: A gum resin known as frankincense, it possess powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic and analgesic properties and hence, used to treat degenerative and inflammatory joint disorders
Chilli pepper: An active ingredient found in chili pepper, capsaicin, helps in treating chronic pain following herpes zoster infection. When applied topically for four weeks on the painful areas of the skin, capsaicin caused substantial pain relief