I am sure that you already know the difference between commercial painkillers and natural remedies. Commercial painkillers are very harmful to the human body and them only sooth the pain.
But, natural remedies successfully improve the natural healing processes. That’s why people have prepared and used natural remedies to treat various injuries and illnesses for centuries.
However, the natural healing ability of the body includes joined work of organs and tissues. Herbs additionally support its work.
Have you ever heard of Lactuca virosa (also known as Wild Lettuce)? It grows in England and North America and it is one of the best natural painkillers.
This two-yearly plant looks different in different seasons. Depending on the season, it has yellow flowers or mature leaves. You can easily recognize it as it can grow really tall, up to 7 feet.
Wild lettuce has powerful pain-relieving and sedative properties.
It can sooth anxiety and spasms, relax the body and treat insomnia. This herb calms the nervous system and relaxes the muscles, so it is also very useful in the case of:
- Spasms and cramps
- Stress-induced indigestion
Wild lettuce can also be very beneficial in relieving menstrual cramps, muscle pain, and other irritated tissues. This lettuce is also called opium lettuce, but it is not harmful or addictive.
If you decide to use this lettuce, you should know that you can only use its dry leaves, plucked in July and August.
You can use it in two ways:
1. a 2-4ml tincture about 3 times a day
2. 1-2 teaspoons of the dried leaves soaked in boiling water for 15 minutes
You can also apply it directly to the skin, but you should be very careful as might cause an irritation, so do a test before you use it. You are not advised to use it in the case of pregnancy, allergy to herbs, enlarged prostate, glaucoma, or if you are preparing for a surgery.
All commercial painkillers have numerous side effects like memory loss or brain damage. Moreover, they are highly addictive and increase the risk of overdose.
Natural remedies don’t have any side effects and are safe to use.
So, always use natural remedies instead of commercial painkillers.