In order to eliminate pain we immediately turn to chemical medications, they are doing the job, but there are numerous side effects, such as acetaminophen (Tylenol) seriously damagesthe liver, as well as ibuprofen (Advil).
This natural remedy will help you in pain relief without side effects.It does not contain toxins, and does not provoke sensitivity irritation. It is called Helichrysum Italicum, also known as the curry plant,due to its similarity with the curry like yellow flowers and fragrance. However, the real curry does not come from this plant.
The essential oil of this plant is doing wanders to the body. It is very rare and expensive as it grows only in few regions in Europe like Italy, France and the neighboring countries, however its health benefits are numerous, and it’s worth every penny.
This oil you can find on the market in different varieties, but nonetheless, always choose Helichrysum Italicum for pain relief because this plant is the one with strongest pain relief properties.
Here are the most important health benefits ofit when used:treats inflammation, cleans the body, encourages cellular regeneration, prevents bruising and blood clots, secures tight muscles relaxation and connective tissue.
Some may comment that even the pharmaceutical medications provide all these benefits, but it cannot be compared to this essential oil as it is naturaland quickly soothes all kinds of pain, with no negative effects. It is really effective in pain relief when ligaments, bruises, muscle sprains, joints and tendons are concerned.
Use of Helichrysum Italicum essential oil
It can be used in two ways in correlation to the pain intensity.
I When chronic pain is concerned, you should start with 5 % helichrysum diluted in carrier oil, and gradually increase it if necessary. You can use any carrier oil at your own desire and create 5% dilution by adding 40% of helichrysum in an ounce of carrier oil.
II When acute pain is concerned, like burn or twisted ligament, you can apply undiluted essential oil on the affected area to soothe the pain. Then make a dilution of 20%essential oil with carrier oil (it can either be Jojoba or olive oil) and massage the painful area.
It can be combined with other essential oils, and be used for various treatments. For instance, arthritis can be healed combined with ginger and black pepper essential oils to cause burning sensation thus improving blood circulation and relieving pain.
For cooling effect, it can be added a bit of essential oil
NOTE: Even though there aren’t any side effects when using this oil, it shouldn’t be applied directly at open wounds as it can stop the natural clotting. Likewise, individuals that are on blood thinner therapy are not advised to use this oil before consulting a doctor.