Home Remedies For Back Pain


Ruler's of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
Calcium helps build strong bones and protects the spine from osteoporosis. Incorporate plenty of calcium-rich foods in your diet such as milk and milk products, finger millet (ragi), green leafy vegetables, sesame, small fish (eat along with bones) etc.

Heat and Ice Therapies
In chronic back pain, applying a hot pack for about 20 minutes is found to be very beneficial. In the initial stages of back pain or when you have acute pain, using ice packs for a duration of 10 to 15 minutes helps in relieving down the pain.

Eucalyptus oil

This is known to be a very beneficial remedy for back pain. Apply some eucalyptus oil to the affected area. Adding ginger paste to the eucalyptus oil and then applying also helps.

Mustard oil
A massage with mustard oil is also a good remedy for back pain.

Heat some coconut oil or sesame oil on a low flame with eight cloves of garlic in it. Cool it and massage the affected area with this oil softly. Leave it on for three to four hours and take a bath in warm water. This will give you good relief from back pain.

Mix some camphor in your massage oil and apply to your back.

Epsom Salts
Epsom salts ease back pain by reducing swelling. Add 2 cups of Epsom salt in your bathtub of warm water. Soak for 30 minutes.

Tea made of this herb offers a calming relief to soothe tense muscle tissues. Drink one to three cups of chamomile tea a day to get relief from back pain.

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