In a large survey, more than a quarter of adults stated experiencing back pain because of their work that’s why a lot of people are looking for a home remedy for this problem. Back pain lasts a few days to a few weeks, but sometimes it is rarely related to serious underlying conditions, and when these conditions do occur, they require immediate medical attention.
I myself most of the time experienced the problem of back pain and it really can disturb my day. Thankfully, I discovered several ways to treat back pain at home. These remedies are very easy to find at your home. Keep reading to see how you can ease your back pain.
Massage with Olive Oil
Massage with olive oil to reduce stress by relaxing tensed muscles. It also helps release stiffness in joints and relieves upper back pain.
The anti-inflammatory properties of ginger make it an ideal home remedy to get rid of back pain. Add ½ teaspoon of black peppercorns, ½ teaspoon of cloves and 1 teaspoon of ginger powder in a cup of boiling water to prepare herbal tea. Drink it 2-3 times a day.
• Alternatively, grate some ginger to prepare a paste. Apply it on the affected area. Then massage with eucalyptus oil.
• Put thin ginger slices in a pan of boiling water. Simmer it for 10-15 minutes. Strain and allow it to cool down at room temperature. Add honey to sweeten it. Drink it twice or thrice a day.
A natural healer, epsom salt reduces swelling in back. It contains magnesium and sulfate which help muscles function properly, thus, provide relief from pain. Add 2 cups of Epsom salt to a tub of warm water. Let it soak for 30 minute. Take bath with this water.
Stretching is the easiest back pain treatment. If your job demands sitting or standing for long hours, just take a break of 5 minutes every hour and walk or simply stretch your body to avoid back pain.