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.

Garlic: In the ancient world, garlic played a starring role as painkiller. Chop up a clove of garlic and heat it in a tablespoon of olive oil or mustard oil. Apply it all over aching joints—you will feel tremendous relief from arthritic pain. It is quite popular as a home remedy for alleviating toothache—3 cloves of garlic + a pinch of salt. Crush them together and apply on the affected tooth for quick relief.

Cloves: A proven ally in your battle against toothache. Toothpastes featuring clove are beneficial for oral health. You can simply dab a little clove oil sprinkled on a cotton swab on the aching tooth—it works like magic.

Apple Cider Vinegar: Stir 1 tbsp. of cider vinegar into 1 cup of plain water. Sip slowly for relief from heartburn. Since the apple cider vinegar is alkaline-forming, it has an overall alkalizing effect on the body, which most people need due to our modern, acid-forming diets.

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N. Jane Walker
N. Jane Walker1 years ago

Thanks for sharing!

N. Jane Walker
N. Jane Walker1 years ago

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

Roberto MARINI
Roberto MARINI1 years ago

I did not know about these piankillers

Tina Schaeffer
Tina Schaeffer2 years ago

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:)

Sarah Baker
Sarah Baker2 years ago

Thanks for sharing!

Edward Stevens
Edward Stevens2 years ago

all of these are helpful but you forgot ginger. Ginger is great. Here are some great natural pain relievers http://mdcurebackpain.com/natural-back-pain-remedies/

Rohit C.
Rohit C.3 years ago

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. dardnashakoil.com- thought I would share with everyone

Alexandra Hayward


Denise Extence
Denise E3 years ago

great article