Home Remedies For Remove Back Pain

Backaches are a common health problem among middle-aged and elderly people, but at times young people also suffer from it.Many of the activities you engage in each day, such as sitting, lifting, bending, and carrying, can put a strain on your back. By learning new ways of going about these activities, you can help prevent back pain and ensure the health of your back for years to come. Try the following home remedies to keep back pain at bay.Lower back pain is the most common type of back pain. But you may also feel discomfort in your upper back, shoulders, between your breasts, and in your ribcage. You may suffer from a sharp, shooting pain down one or both legs (sciatica). You may also feel pelvic pain (symphysis pubis dysfunction) at the front of your pelvis, where there is a joint between the bones. If you suffer from back pain, sciatica and leg pain you may also be experiencing depression and anxiety. But it can be hard to tell whether the pain causes the depression or the depression contributes to the pain. Either way, you need help if you are in pain, and feeling very low. Talk to your midwife for support. Some of the complementary therapies featured in this article, by tending to your emotional needs, may also help to make you feel better. 

Home Remedies For Remove Back Pain 

1. Ice Packs

  • Cold compresses made with ice are effective in reducing pain and swelling. If ice is not available, you can also use a bag of frozen vegetables.Put a bowl of crushed ice in a plastic bag and wrap it in a towel. Put the compress on the affected area for 10 to 15 minutes.Do this repeatedly, waiting half an hour between each application.You can also apply hot compresses to reduce backache.

2. Coconut oil

  • Mix camphor in coconut oil and boil it for 5 minutes. Cool it and store it in a bottle.Massage it twice in a week before going to sleep to get rid of backache.

3. Milk

  • In a warm glass of milk, add a pinch of turmeric and few drops of honey. Make it a habit to have this regularly to get rid of backache, body pain as well as cough and cold too.

4. Garlic 

  • Garlic has pain relieving properties.Take a frying pan. Add 60 ml of coconut oil. Add 8-10 cloves of garlic. Fry this mixture till garlic turns dark brown. Apply this oil when lukewarm on the affected area.

5. Epsom salt

  • Fill your bath tub with warm water.Add 1-2 cups epsom salt to this and let it dissolve completely.If using lavender oil, add this too. 6-10 drops lavender oil will make it more relaxing.Soak in this Epsom salt bath for 15 minutes. Staying too long in salt bath can make your skin too dry.

6. Wheat 

  • Soak 60 g of wheat in water overnight . Add 2 tsp coriander powder in the morning. Add 2 tsp cuscus powder. Blend this into a paste. Take 250 ml of milk in  bowl. Add the mixture to the milk. Boil for 20 min. Eat this lukewarm.

7. Mustard oil  

  • Massage your back with mustard oil an hour prior to going for a shower. Make sure you take a hot water shower.

8. Rice

  • Fill a clean, thick sock with 1 cup uncooked rice and place in the microwave for 30 to 60 seconds on medium-low. Check the temperature and apply to the back.

9. Basil Leaves

  • Basil leaves can also come to your rescue when suffering from a backache.Add 8 to 10 basil leaves to one cup of water and boil it until the water evaporates to half.Let it cool to room temperature and then add a pinch of salt.For mild pain, drink this concoction once daily for severe pain, drink it twice daily.

10. Partial crunches

  • Partial crunches can help strengthen your back and stomach muscles. Lie with knees bent and feet flat on a mat. Cross your arms over your chest or put hands behind your neck. Tighten stomach muscles and raise your shoulders off the floor. Breathe out as you raise your shoulders. Don't lead with your elbows or use arms to pull your neck off the floor. Hold for a second, then slowly lower back down. Repeat eight to 12 times. To prevent excessive stress on your lower back, keep your feet, tailbone and lower back in contact with the mat at all times.