Ancient Topical Remedy Tackles Pain FAST
When it comes to pain, your knee-jerk reaction is usually to reach for a pill to swallow.
But every so often, the MOST effective treatment is something you can put on your body.
In fact, traditional medicine practitioners all over the world use this SAME topical treatment for conditions ranging from stomach aches to joint pain.
It has stood the test of time for one simple reason…
Castor oil is an extract from an East African plant. But the oil’s healing properties have made it a popular remedy WORLDWIDE.
The extract’s high fatty-acid content gets the credit for MOST of the oil’s healing powers. It’s a natural inflammation fighter.
Castor oil “packs” are typically used to reduce pain and inflammation.
First, cotton flannel (or similar material) is soaked in the oil. Next, it’s placed on the area you want to treat, covered with plastic wrap, and then (ideally) a heating pad.
That last step helps open your pores to increase penetration into your skin.
Castor oil helps with a variety of uncomfortable or painful health complaints, including:
Constipation. A study found that using castor oil packs three days consecutively can reduce constipation symptoms such as straining and bloating. Plus, it led to softer stools that were easier to pass.
Menstrual cramps. For generations, women have used castor oil packs to ease various forms of pelvic pain, including menstrual cramps and symptoms of endometriosis. More formal research is needed. But there’s plenty of first-hand experience to show it works.
Joint pain. Multiple studies show applying castor oil packs to the joints relieves pain. And research confirms it reduces pain, inflammation, and swelling.
Liver detox. Your liver removes toxins from your blood and filters them out of your body. It’s thought that castor oil helps the liver process those toxins more effectively. Several studies show that applying castor oil packs to the liver area positively affects liver function and cholesterol levels. And it helps with nutrient absorption and digestion.
Next time you’re hit with an ache or pain, why not try this ancient healing remedy? Castor oil is affordable, readily available, and, most importantly, effective.
P.S. Still battling pain? CLICK HERE for 5 MORE hacks to end your pain (NATURALLY!), including another tried-and-true topical.
“Evidence for the Topical Application of Castor Oil,” International Journal of Naturopathic Medicine, March 13, 2012, Volume 5
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