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Natural Home Remedies for Treating Backache
Jun 22, 2016
Natural Home Remedies for Treating Backache

Backache is the most common problem that most of the people from young age to old age in this busy work life. There are many reasons for the backache and they include, improper diet, more physical labor, arthritis, pregnancy and poor posture in sitting and many more.

Some of the most common symptoms of this backache include difficulty in sleeping, pain in your hips and back, less spine flexibility etc. All these situations will make you difficult to do your daily works. So to help you out we have come up with few natural home remedies that can give your relief from this back pain.

They are listed out below.


This is one of the great ingredients for treating your backache which is nothing but back pain. It is easy to use this garlic to treat your backache. All you need to do is either eat it or use it for massaging your back.

To use garlic as massage oil, you need to take some mustard oil, coconut oil and heat them on low heat, then add 10 cloves of garlic to the mixture and fry the cloves until they becomes brown in the oil. Now, you can strain this oil, cool it and use it for massage regularly.

After a soothing massage with this oil, you need to take a warm bath for best results.


The roots of the ginger are known to be very effective in treating vomiting as well as the backache. This is because garlic contains the anti-inflammatory properties that can give your relief from the pain. So make some ginger paste and apply it on your back and later the eucalyptus oil.

You can also make the ginger tea out of ginger roots sliced. Put these slices in a bowl and add water to it. Simmer and boil it for 10 minutes on low heat. Later strain the solution, allow it to cool for some time. Finally add some honey to it and drink it at least 3 times daily to see the improvement quickly.


Wheat is known to produce the analgesic effect which helps in reducing the backache. To get this benefit, you need to soak some handful of wheat in water overnight. The next morning, you need to mix the coriander and the cuscus grass to it and then add 1 cup of milk to it.

Boil this solution for few minutes i.e., until it becomes thick enough. Late cool it down and drink this solution at least two times daily. This gives you best results in short time.

Basil Leaves:

This can also give your relief from the backache or pain. To get relief using this remedy, you need to take at least 10 leaves of basil and add them to 1 cup of water. Later boil the solution until the water becomes half. Now, let the solution become cool and then add a pinch of salt to it. If you have the mild pain, drink this solution once every day and if the pain is severe drink it 2 times daily.

Epsom Salt:

It is well known to reduce your back pain as well as gives your relief from inflammation. All you have to do for it is making a thick paste out of Epsom salt mixed with hot water.

Then, soak a towel in the solution and squeeze the excess water from the towel. Take this and put the towel on your back especially near and around the pain area.

The heat of the towel helps reduce the pain. You can even add this Epsom salt to your bath water and soak in it for few minutes. Doing any of this for few minutes will give your instant relief.

Ice Pack:

Cold compress with ice is very effective in reducing the swelling as well as the pain. If there is no instant ice available for you, then you can use the frozen vegetables instead. Wrap some ice cubes in a plastic bag and then put it in a towel. Later place this bag on your back where you have swelling and pain. Hold this in that affected area at least for 10 minutes. You can do this repeatedly for best results. IN place of cold compress, you can even use the hot compress. Any of them works great for the backache.


To have the strong and healthy bones and muscles, you need to have calcium for your body and this is rich in milk. If your body gets enough or sufficient amount of calcium, it can alleviate as well as prevent the back pain. So, it is necessary that you need to drink milk on regular basis. Even add honey to it for sweetness. You can also try mixing the sugar and cuscus grass in equal quantity and take it every day with a glass of warm milk for best results. Also try chamomile tea for relief from backache and pain.

Make Use of Herbal Oils:

To get relief from backache and to get the muscle relaxation, you can take the herbal oils and massage your back with it. There are many herbal oils such as olive oil, eucalyptus oil, almond oil etc. You can heat any of these oils and then massage them over the aching area. Do the massage slowly and don’t overdo it as overdoing or uneven doing may increase the pain and not reduce it.


These are the eight great home remedies available for treating the back pain. So, try any of the, and get relief from the pain instantly. Apart from this you should also maintain healthy diet and reduce your over work. Following all these regularly will yield you best results in very short time.


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