Everybody see a solution in painkillers as soon as they start to feel any sort of pain, it doesn’t matter if it’s in their muscles or hear, or even their back. The people see a solution in the painkillers and a relief, even by knowing how much these painkillers are harmful and how many side-effects they are able to provide.
Numerous health diseases and issues may occur due to the loner period of use of the ibuprofen, because it elevates the risk of kidney cancer and heart diseases, also it is able to provide a development of hypertension or high blood pressure, gastrointestinal bleeding, erectile dysfunction or sometimes it can even lead to diarrhea/nausea.
But all of us are in luck, because Mother Nature has given us numerous natural remedies that offer a relief from pain, and one of the strongest for that purpose is the Turmeric.
A study was done in 2009 and it was published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, which actually proved that the turmeric has an active compound which is called curcumin, and that is the one that helps us in the same way that ibuprofen is helping us, just with no side-effects, and also it is able to treat arthritis in our knees.
In the study there were 109 participants who were diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis. A group of the participants received 2000 mg of curcumin every day for 6 weeks, while the other group received 800 mg of ibuprofen, also for six weeks. After the research, it was concluded that both of the ingredients provided the same effects, and were proven to be effective just as much.
This study was followed quickly after, in 2014., this time it carried the name Efficacy and Safety of Curcuma Domestica. In this study there were many extracts which were compared to ibuprofen, and they were all researched on patients who were diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis. In the study there were 367 participants.
Each of the participants was consuming 1500 mg of the turmeric extract or 1200 mg of ibuprofen for 4 weeks, and at the end of these 4 weeks the effects war completely the same. And the turmeric extract was proven to better because it caused no side effects, such as stomach pain which was caused by the ibuprofen.
If you are dealing with any kind of pain, try adding turmeric to your warm soups and your curies, it will offer a magical pain relief.
How to prepare a Turmeric Tea and get an instant pain relief:
- A lemongrass tea bag
- 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- One inch fresh and minced ginger root
- 2 teaspoons of ground turmeric
- 6 peppercorns (if you want)
- 2 cups of water
- A pinch of sea salt
Put the water in a put, and put it on heat. When it starts to boil add the turmeric, minced ginger root which also needs to be peeled, the sea salt, peppercorns and cinnamon. Let it boil for a few minutes and then simmer it for 15 minutes on low heat. After that add the lemongrass tea bag inside and let it inside for 3 minutes. Then take the pot off the heat, and then you can pour the tea in a glass and drink it while it is warm.