Ibuprofen Healthy Replacement Alternatives

Before modern medical science came into being, mankind has dealing with pain via natural means.
Many of these natural herbal remedies have borne the test of time, and are still being used today by those who belong to the herbal remedy school.
Long-term high-dose use of painkillers such as ibuprofen is ‘equally hazardous’ in terms of heart attack risk.
Some of the serious health effects of using ibuprofen in the long run include DNA structure damage, hearing loss, high blood pressure, miscarriage etc.

Ibuprofen Healthy Replacement Alternatives:

In terms of a holistic health lifestyle, these natural alternatives and any other manufactured pain relief treatments, are more in keeping with holistic ideals.

For those of a holistic health persuasion, minimizing the amount of unnatural chemicals you put into your body is of high importance.

Natural Alternative to Ibuprofen

Willow Bark

Is an herbal remedy that stretches back in time, over 2000 years.

It contains a natural chemical known as Salicin and the effects of  Willow Bark may have a longer lasting effect.

As well as being used to treat lower back pain, osteoarthritis and other conditions including bursitis and tendinitis, it can also be used as a natural headache relief medicine.

Boswellia

Boswellia can be bought in the form of a cream for topical application,or in tablet form.

The acid of this herb improves the blood flow and helps people suffering from Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Inflammatory bowel disorders and Asthma.

Capsaicin

This is an active ingredient found in cayenne pepper. It can become a powerful painkiller when it is used externally as a cream or gel.

In case you didn’t know, you can also stop a heart attack in a minute using cayenne pepper.

Curcumin

Originate from India and has a long history of being used in Ayurvedic medicine. It is known for centuries for its antioxidant, anti fungal, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties.

It is used to treat arthritic pain but has many other capabilities.

Fish oil

It’s a well-known fact that fish oil can help with osteoporosis and arthritis because of its anti-inflammatory properties.

Essential Oils

Many headaches, such as tension headaches or migraines, are a symptom of stress or bad lifestyle, and massaging essential oils into the scalp and temples can be an effective, natural, remedy.

There are three main essential oils: Roman Chamomile – great as a muscle relaxant, Lavender – a wonderful natural pain reliever, Clary Sage – lowers heart rate and blood pressure, reducing stress and tension.

Replacement Drink Recipes:

1. Gold Ibuprofen Replacement Drink

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Coconut milk
  • 1/2  teaspoon Turmeric
  • Pinch of Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 Finely chopped Ginger root
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon Honey
  • Cinnamon optional

Instructions:

  1. Take a cup of coconut milk and warm it gently.
  2. Mix turmeric  pinch of cayenne pepper, finely chopped ginger root and sweetener.
  3. Pour a little of the warmed milk onto the mixture and mix till all lumps are removed.
  4. Mix in the rest of the milk and strain before drinking.

2. Willow Bark Tea Recipe:

  1. Add  1 to 2 teaspoons of White Willow Bark to 8 ounces of water.
  2. Allow this to boil for about 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Once it has boiled, turn off the heat and allow it to steep between 20 and 30 minutes.
  4. Once the bark is done steeping, strain the bark out and compost it.
  5.  A coffee filter or mesh strainer will do the trick.
  6. Add a few Cinnamon sticks and honey for flavor.

Ibuprofen Healthy Replacement Alternative

Note: 

Don’t forget that you will need a proper checkup from a natural doctor in regards to the dosage and treatment time. These Ibuprofen Healthy Replacement Alternatives, advises and recipes are only recommended for those who want to avoid consuming medications in case of slight pains that are not a sign of a serious disease.