Ibuprofen is often prescribed by doctors for treating headaches, migraine, toothache or back pain. It relieves pain temporarily, but it`s not a cure for the problem. If you take a pill in the evening, the pain will go away before you go to sleep, but it will appear again in the morning if the root of the problem is not solved.
Not only that ibuprofen can`t cure pain, it may also cause some serious health damages, especially to the heart muscle, and it can even lead to death over time, if used regularly.
There is a natural ingredient which can replace this painkiller, without the dangerous side effects, which can help you relieve the pain in a completely natural way.
Turmeric comes from southern Asia, and it has been known for ages for its healing properties. It has been used in the Asian medicine almost forever to treat both hidden and pronounced pain.
Nowadays, you can but turmeric powder in almost any store. It is rich in polyphenols and it has more than 600 health benefits, all of them proven scientifically.
Natural and cheap treatment for pain
Mix a tablespoon of turmeric powder, juice from one lemon and a cup of honey, stir it well with a wooden spoon and add one teaspoon in a cup of tea (warm, not too hot).
Drink it 3 times a day, and the pain will be gone in no time. This will completely replace ibuprofen or any other painkiller.
Turmeric is a powerful remedy which is also a popular spice used all around the world, by top chefs, because of its intense and characteristic color and flavor.
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine has published a study stating that turmeric is very beneficial for osteoarthritis. The study was 6 weeks long and included 109 patients with knee osteoarthritis- some of them received 800 mg of ibuprofen as a painkiller, the others 2,000 mg of turmeric for the same purpose. They level of pain was measures while they were performing certain physical activities like walking, cycling or climbing the stairs. At the end of the study, the turmeric group showed much better results, which confirmed that it is more effective and safer than ibuprofen in treating pain.
So, if you experience some sort of pain, don`t run to the pharmacy to buy ibuprofen, use this natural drink or start consuming turmeric in your meals, the health benefits will amaze you.