Analgesic herbs are those herbs which relieve Pain. These herbs act on the nervous system of the body. Analgesics relive both short term and long term pains. Sometimes they may be referred to as narcotic drugs, because they induce sleep. These herbs do not remove sensation of the body( as Anesthetics do ). These herbs may be used locally or orally.
Effect of Analgesic herbs on Body :
These herbs affect the Central Nervous System and or Brain.
How it works :
These herbs reduce the signals of pain by Brain. Signals may be either received or sent by Brain . Few herbs may fight against pain causing chemicals in the body.
Excess of Analgesic herbs may cause :
Corky debbar Tree
Gaping Dutchman s Pipe
Ginger Essential Oil
Narrow Leaf Cottonwood
Peach Leaved Willow
Powder Puff Tree
Materia Medica for
Lemon Grass for Pain
Oil is used for several types of pain. Apply it on the affected part twice a day.
Pongam as Analgesic
Boil leaves in water. Cool. Take bathe with this water once a day.
Celastrus Paniculatus as Analgesic
Massage using Celastrus Paniculatus oil on the painful areas.
Hemlock as an Analgesic
Make a poultice or ointment by grinding Hemlock leaves. Apply on the affected area.
Birch ( Bhoj Patra ) as an Analgesic
The essential oil of Birch ( Bhoj Patra ) can be applied externally to relieve Headache, Menstrual Cramps, Abdominal Cramps, Gout, Rheumatism and other pains.
Thespesia Populnea as Analgesic
Cook leaves of Thespesia Populnea in Castor Oil until it turns black. Use it over aching area.
Cat Tail Plant as Analgesic
Boil leaves of Cat Tail Plant with Sesame oil. Use it for massage over painful areas.
Sodom Latex as an Analgesic
Apply Latex of Sodom over painful areas.
Pointed Gourd for Headache
Crush the roots of Pointed Gourd to make paste. Apply it on your forehead and let it dry.
Ginger ( Adrak ) for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Have a decoction of Ginger three - four times a day.
Or: Grind Ginger. Mix Carrier oil in it. Make poultice. Apply. It can be used in hot or cold form .
Cotton ( Rui ) Seeds as an Analgesic
Grind Cotton ( Rui ) Seeds. Take half teaspoon powder with water twice a day. It is a good pain reliever.
Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) Seeds as an Analgesic
Extract oil from Pumpkin ( Kaddu ) Seeds Or purchase from market. Mix one teaspoon oil in a glass of lukewarm milk. Drink at bed time.
Ginger ( Adrak ) as an Analgesic
Powder dried Ginger ( Adrak ). Boil one teaspoon powder in a glass of water. It reduces pain effectively.
Sunflower ( Surajmukhi ) Seeds as an Analgesic
Have a teaspoon of powdered Sunflower ( Surajmukhi ) Seeds with water once a day.
Yogurt ( Dahi ) as an Analgesic
Have a cup of Yogurt ( Dahi ) daily. It is natural pain reliever.
Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) as Analgesic
Mix Lemon Grass ( Gandhatrina ) Oil with any other essential oil.
Use as a Liniment for Body Pains, Rheumatism and Sprains.
Herbal Combination for Fungal Nail 7
Mix Oregano oil in two tablespoon of Olive oil. Apply over the affected nail.
Herbal Combination for Analgesic 1
Take 3 tablespoons of Turmeric ( Haldi ) powder, 3 tablespoons of dried Ginger ( Adrak ) powder and one tablespoon of Cayenne ( Lal Mirch ) powder. Mix all. Have half teaspoon of combination with lukewarm water once a day.