Essay on Herbal Medicine: Pain Relief

896 Words May 6th, 2015 4 Pages
Natasha Rodas
CCD ENG 121
Autobiography
September 25, 2014 Herbal Medicine: Pain Relief With the advent of holistic traditions and research, people with chronic tissue or nerve pain, have found that herbal medicines are an effective resource to use early on and throughout life to aid in the reduction of pain and its cause. Herbal medicines are likewise alluded to as natural cures, home grown items, and phyto-medicines, which involve the utilization of plants and their parts, and have been used throughout history for pain relief and maintenance. Common examples of herbs that have been utilized for medication throughout the centuries include seeds, leaves, stems, bark, roots, blossoms, and
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Tissue pain is one of the most common types of pain, but several individuals suffer from other relative problems. Neuropathic pain also known as "nerve pain" is understood to be created by changes in the sensory system that maintain pain much after an injury mends. As a rule, the damage that begins the pain includes the peripheral nerves or the central nervous system itself. It can be connected with trauma or with numerous distinctive sorts of ailments, for example, diabetes. There are numerous neuropathic pain disorders, for example, diabetic neuropathy, trigeminal neuralgia, postherpetic neuralgia ("shingles"), post-stroke ache, and complex provincial pain disorders (likewise called reflex sympathetic dystrophy or "RSD" and causalgia). The herbal cures for this type of pain also includes ginger and turmeric, but has many others such as vervain, wild lettuce, crampbark, St. Johns Wart, omega 3 Oils, skullcap, lobelia, black cohash, and damiana. While herbs are a great source of natural remedies, there are other things such as antioxidants (acai berry, Camu Camu Fruit, Grape Seed Extract, and Avocado Seed Extract). Topical creams such as arnica, and peppermint oil also assist externally. Last but not least, inflammation can cause pain even when other forms of pain have been

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