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7 Powerful Natural Painkillers in Your Kitchen

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7 Powerful Natural Painkillers in Your Kitchen

Blueberries: Research shows that 1 cup of blueberries can ward off up to 60% of urinary tract infections. The secret weapon here is antioxidants, which kill the free radicals that inflame the digestive lining. So eating blueberries can keep you free from peptic ulcers, digestive discomfort, and bladder infections.

Grapes: An Ohio University research study shows that 1 cup of grapes eaten daily can bring relief from backache. That’s because grapes contain nutrients that increase blood circulation to the lower back, which in turn alleviates pain.

Pineapple: The bromelain in pineapple is known to ease bloated tummy and heaviness. It also improves circulation, stopping cramps and inhibiting inflammation. It may help rid the body of inflammatory compounds that contribute to arthritis.

Oats: They have been seen to play a role in easing menstrual cramps and bring relief from endometriosis. Oats are loaded with the anti-cramping mineral magnesium. They are also one of the best sources of dietary zinc for women who suffer from painful periods.

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Shubhra Krishan

Writer, editor and journalist Shubhra Krishan is the author of Essential Ayurveda: What it is and what it can do for you (New World Library, 2003), Radiant Body, Restful Mind: A Woman's book of comfort (New World Library, 2004), and The 9 to 5 Yogi: How to feel like a sage while working like a dog (Hay House India, 2011).


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9:54AM PST on Mar 6, 2015

Thanks for sharing!

9:52AM PST on Mar 6, 2015

Also cranberries and cranberry juice (the real stuff, not 'cocktail') is for UTIs, as most women know!

9:47AM PST on Mar 6, 2015

I did not know about these piankillers

9:40AM PDT on Mar 26, 2014

Gr8 article pineapple is also gr8 for swelling in your mouth after getting teeth pulled especially wisdom teeth it also controls the bleeding. The oral surgens have started to add this to their after care procedures because of the tremendouse results oh it also helps with the pain. Vanilla is also gr8 for toothaches it not very tastey but works gr8:)

9:14AM PDT on Mar 26, 2014

Thanks for sharing!

1:55AM PDT on Mar 26, 2014

all of these are helpful but you forgot ginger. Ginger is great. Here are some great natural pain relievers

3:23PM PST on Jan 14, 2014

Cool :)

5:48AM PDT on Sep 1, 2013

You need to add one more product. This is called Dard Nashak - All Natural Pain Relieving Massage Oil. I have been suffering from back pain for years, I got this massage oil from Vancouver, Canada when I was there., it is an amazing massage oil for pain relief. It is all natural and made in New Zealand and Canada. I have Never in my 30 years of back pain found anything that can relieve my back pain like this oil. It is also all natural. thought I would share with everyone

11:38AM PDT on Jul 16, 2013


11:10AM PDT on Jul 5, 2013

great article

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