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Green Pill: Natural Alternatives To Chemical Painkillers

Despite being incredibly complex and filled with delicate research, medicine is one of the oldest parts of human culture. Even though they may not have understood the reason why their methods worker, a lot of ancient medical practices have been proven to be effective with modern science, showing just how much work must have gone into figuring it out. Of course, nowadays, a lot of body problems are solved by lab-made chemicals. Given that the natural remedies of old often provided results, though, it makes sense that you should be able to avoid unnatural treatments until it is a last resort. To help you out with this, this post will be focusing on pain, and how it can be controlled without relying on a lab.

CBD Products:

Over the last few years, the widespread decriminalization of drugs like cannabis has seen a swift rise in the popularity of alternative medicines. Using plants which are similar to this psychoactive flower, scientists have been able to produce products which only contain the calming effects of bud, rather than making the subject feel high. This is great for those who have to deal with constant pain, as it doesn’t impact their ability to work or drive. Of course, though, people have reported mixed results when it comes to CBD, and this means that it might not be ideal for you. You can often find a sample to try from a distributor and find a strain or brand that works well for you.

Herbal Products:

Natural Alternatives To Chemical PainkillersThere are loads of herbal remedies on the market which claim to be able to provide health benefits. Of course, like most things in life, though, these promises are often too good to be true, and this leaves a lot of people wasting their money. When you want to try something like this, it’s almost always worth looking for a doctor’s perspective (especially a doctor well versed in homeopathic and herbal remedies such as a Naturopathic or Functional Medicine Doctor). Not only will they have a clearer insight into this sort of field than you do, but they will also know how different chemicals interact with your body, giving them the authority to tell you if something simply won’t work.

Physical Treatments:

Most of the pain people feel is as the result of a physical condition, like joint pain, for instance. This means that a certain part of your body has something wrong with it, and though it may not be fixable, it will still be something which can be helped with a treatment or two. A chiropractic office specializes in treating back problems, and a lot of their methods won’t involve any chemicals at all, instead relying on physical realignment of the pieces which make up your back.

With all of this in mind, you should be feeling ready to take on the challenge of finding natural painkillers which work for you. A lot of people struggle with this, with loads of the options you find around the web providing very little real-world benefit. Of course, though, as time goes on, it should get easier and easier to handle this side of your life without having to rely on people in labs. If you’d like to learn more about the chemicals which go into medicine, there are loads of resources around the web, including this post written by Registered Nurse Jami Oles of Nature’s Apothecary. 

Natural Alternatives To Chemical Painkillers

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