We have all experienced pain at some point/s in our life, the level of ‘Ouch’ we experience can range from a tiny little niggle to the most debilitating pain that can sadly stop us from our daily day to day activities. Today, we are quite lucky to be able to access western medicine solutions (which I have to say has its place), natural and homeopathic alternative remedies and exercise programs which can help to manage pain to some degree.
As a sufferer of chronic back pain for many years from a car accident in my teenage years, worsened by child birth and weight gain (which of course didn’t help) I can honestly say I have tried it all! I am happy to say that I have found my own natural solutions, some of which you will read below, combined with exercise and eating less inflammatory foods.
So let’s get down to it, I have done the reading and scoping for you, below I have compiled a short and simple guide explaining how these natural products and their ingredients can help manage pain naturally. A special note goes out to Mother Nature, all these products have her magic touch which means nothing harmful or toxic in the ingredients!
Badger Sore Joint Rub
This Sore Joint Balm is a 100% natural and Certified Organic product which is formulated to soothe and heat up the affected area of pain. It has a unique formulation which incorporates extracts of Arnica Flower, aiding the recovery of joints from injury, Black Pepper a circulatory stimulant which can help soothe the discomfort of inflammation and Cayenne extract to gently warm up the affected area. Badger Sore Joint Rub is an excellent natural and organic remedy for those aches, pains and stiff joints without the harmful chemicals. It comes in a gorgeous fully recyclable tin that you can easily pop into a bag and take away for times of need! This product also comes in a Sore Muscle Rub.
Bare and Co. Organic Magnesium Oil
If you follow my blogs and Social Media Posts you will know how much I rave on about this one. Topical Magnesium is a very effective and simple pain relief remedy, helping with muscular aches and pains, tension headaches, period pain, back pain and Arthritis*. Bare and Co. Organic Magnesium Oil is an Australian sourced, organic, 100% Magnesium Chloride spray. This product can be applied directly onto the affected area to assist with pain management* for targeted relief. It is not sticky or oily like you may find some other brands are, simply spray it on and let the magnesium work its magic, no need to wash it off either. The body will only absorb what it needs to help manage your pain but also top up your magnesium levels! For more information on how topical magnesium can help with a while myriad of things, read my blog.
If you prefer to soak in a bath, then Magnesium Flakes are perfect for you! These flakes are 100% Magnesium Chloride, so you are getting the bonus of soaking and soothing your whole body in a warm bath filled with magnesium whilst targeting all your aches and pains! Amazing Oils Bath Flakes provide 9 TIMES** the Magnesium levels which you would get from your everyday Epsom Salts. Adding the flakes to your warm bath is perfect for anyone needing relief of aches, pains, period pain, muscles cramps and headaches. These Amazing Oils Bath Flakes also come in a Recovery Bath Flakes pack which combines the same magnesium chloride and essential oils - Menthol and Wintergreen which have properties that are great for pain relief***. An excellent remedy for any sore or tender muscles, it can help with muscle recovery after exercising and cramping from over-exercising. If you don’t have a bath any of these flakes can also be added to a foot bath for relief of sore, tired feet, whilst replenishing your levels of magnesium which is so important!
Weleda Arnica Cream
Weleda have been creating natural products for over 90 years and formulate products that are certified natural and fair trade. This 100% natural topical cream by Weleda is the strongest registered Arnica Cream on the New Zealand market ***and is made from natural and organic ingredients. It is non-greasy and provides fast effective relief for bruises, sprains, backache, muscle aches whilst supporting the body’s healing process. Formulated with pure essential oils of silver fir, lemon, orange, rosemary and sage which assist with arnica’s anti-inflammatory action reduces pain and inflammation from injuries and over-exertion. Just apply Weleda Arnica Cream to the affected area 2 – 4 times daily.
Be well xx
** Amazing Oils.com.au