Herbs for Pain Relief

Herbs were used for pain relief a long time ago.
Doses of opium were given to patients who had severe traumatic pains, however; there are a number of herbs that can numb the nerves thus relieving pain without making one addicted to it.

Chickweed is a cooling herb perfect for inflames tissues . Application of clove oil for preparing salve and ointment was very effective in alleviating aches especially toothaches.

Garlic is long known for reducing joint pains and increasing the body heat.

Turmeric is anti allergic and Indian brides are given a traditional bath of turmeric paste to counter side effects of cosmetics.