The holistic approach to pain relief focuses on natural remedies. These natural remedies are supported by holistic health research. These natural remedies include herbal products and energy-related therapies.
All pain involves inflammation. Natural anti-inflammation supplements are important to counter inflammation. The primary anti-inflammation supplements include fish oil, flax seed oil, turmeric or curcumin (the active ingredient in turmeric), ginger, boswellia, bromelain, tart cherry and concentrated tart cherry juice, burdock, cayenne pepper/capsacian, dpla, kratom and gamma linolenic acid. Turmeric can also be applied topically on the skin. Sprinkle turmeric on a wet cloth or paper towel and apply it to the area in pain. Eat a whole, organic plant based diet and do detoxification programs with natural supplements to reduce inflammation.
For back pain and joint pain, including arthritis pain, try curcumin supplements. Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric, a great natural anti-inflammation agent.
For muscle and other pain, consider sulfur crystals, valerian root, holy basil and St. John’s wort supplements along with b complex vitamins, b1 vitamins, magnesium, turmeric/curcumin, kratom, ginger, boswellia, bromelain, burdock, tart cherry and concentrated tart cherry juice, arnica, dlpa, cayenne pepper/capsacian and medical marijuana and cbd oil. These natural supplements help relax the muscles and body and reduce pain. Massage is good for muscle, neck and back pain along with vibrating massage chairs and devices,
Holistic research also indicates the benefits of devil’s claw supplements, white willow bark supplements, cayenne pepper, ginseng and capsaicin supplements and kratom. Bromelain and boswellia are also good anti inflammation supplements for pain relief.
For arthritis and joint pain, holistic research indicates the benefits of a combination of glucosamine, chondroitin, methylsulfonylmethane (msm) and dimethyl sulfoxide (dmso for humans), along with turmeric or curcumin (the active ingredient in turmeric), sulfur crystals, valerian root supplements, white willow bark, capsaician, arnica, curcumin/turmeric, dpla, hyaluronic acid, boswellia serrata, colloidal gold, ginger, fish oil, flaxseeds and flaxseed oil, hemp oil, krill oil, ashwagndha, tart cherry and concentrated tar cherry juice, dlpa, devil’s claw, vitamin C and rose hips supplements, boswellia, bromelain, aloe vera, skullcap, kratom, olive oil (rubbed into the joints), silica, colloidal gold, a Chinese herb called lei gong teng, bone broth soup and eggshell membrane supplements.
To repair damaged bone and cartilage and improve joint health, drink bone broth, use gelatin powder, glycine supplements, glucosomine sulfate, amino acid supplements,,silica, biosil, drink diatomaceous earth in water (high in silica) and crushed and powdered organic egg shells (high in calcium). It is important to repair bone and cartilage for arthritis and joint pain. Take magneisum, potasium and calcium supplements. Holistic research also indicates the benefits of ozone therapy for arthritis and joint pain. All of this will help boost bone and cartilage Improve circulation with exercise and stretching and supplements including lycopene and Co Q- 10/Ubiquinol and lutein.
For the relief of muscle and joint pain (including arthritis pain), holistic research indicates the benefits of sulfur crystals, MSM and glucosamine, dpla castor oil, turmeric, curcumin (the active ingredient in turmeric) and sea salt applied topically with a wet wash cloth or towel. Also try ashwagandha, olive oil and essential oils including frankincense, myhr, cyprus, cedarwood, juniper berry and peppermint.Take baths with Epsom salt or bath salts. Include lavender and magnesium in your bath. Apply a wash cloth to the area of pain soaked in warm water and Epsom salt or bath salts.
For fibromyalgia and the emotional pain of depression, in addition to the supplements mentioned above, holistic research also indicates the benefits of Sam-e, 5-htp, ashwaghanda, and D-3. Also, with fibromyalgia and depression, it is important to eat a high nutrient diet, i.e. a diet that consists primarily of whole fresh vegetables. It is important to eliminate or greatly reduce your consumption of processed foods and refined sugar and starches (gluten) along with saturated fats and trans-fats and GMO.
For fibromyalgia and depression, it is also important to take good sized doses of natural vitamins (a, b complex, c, d3, e, k1 and k2) along with liquid, colloidal trace minerals supplements, co -q 10 and astragalus. Also, try colloidal gold or silver for depression.
For the pain of neuropathy, it is also important to take good sized doses of alpha lipoic acid, feverfew, bilberry and skullcap supplements, natural b complex (especially b1 and b12) and d3 vitamins, magnesium and an amino acid supplement along with cinnamon and turmeric and fish oil or flaxseed oil supplements.These amino acid supplements are also helpful: L-Citrulline, Acetyl-L-Carnitine and L-Arginine. Reduce blood sugar levels through diet, exercise and supplements. Take good sized doses of apha lipoic acid, grape seed extract, lycopene, lutein, ginkgo biloba and HCA, and get cranio sacral Reiki, reflexology and foot massage. All this will help get blood to flow to the feet and legs.