Lumbago implies pain in the lower back. The scale of the pain varies from mild, in the beginning, to extreme, if not tended to. Do not be stoic and ignore stabs of pain if it occurs in the lower back region because if it is lumbago, then you should know that it is easiest to treat this disease at its onset.
You need not use over the counter pain killers. If you are not a huge fan of drugs and doctors there are plenty of things which you can do right in your home to treat yourself.
Effective Home Remedies For Lumbago
Take around 10 cloves of garlic. The first step involves frying this garlic. For doing this we use coconut oil. Add some to a pan and fry the garlic in it till it turns brown. The second step is to apply this fried garlic upon the affected area. Massage the oil in which the garlic was fried gently upon the affected area.
Getting someone else to this will be far easier and definitely more effective. Afterwards apply the fried garlic over it. Garlic is one of the best natural anti-inflammatory agents. It works wonders in reducing the pain in your lower back. You can also use mustard oil instead of coconut in the first step.
Wheat, Coriander, Cuscus And Milk Mixture
The first step of this remedy involves collecting all the ingredients in the right measurements. You need 250 ml of milk. Take it in a bowl. Then take 60g of wheat which has been soaked in water for one night.
Add two tsp of coriander powder and cuscus powder to the wheat and beat it into a paste. Add the milk to this paste and boil it till its lukewarm. Now eat it without complaining about the taste. This mixture strengthens your muscles and reduces the pain by a large degree.
Honey Or Glucose
Sometimes all your body needs to overcome the pain caused by lumbago is a sugar boost! So mix one tbspn of honey in warm water or milk and drink it daily. If you don’t like honey you may consume a glass of glucose every day instead.
A poultice made with raw, hot potatoes is very helpful in treating lumbago. Mash warm potatoes while hot and use a poultice to apply them on your back or the affected area.
Tea is the best method of flushing out unwanted toxins from your body and strengthening your immune system. The special kind of tea hat you have to make for treating lumbago involves the following recipe.
Take one cup of water in a pan and start warming it. Add 1g ginger powder, five cloves and five black pepper corns to it. Let the water start boiling. Then brew your tea, strain the mixture and drink it. This tea helps reduce the pain considerably.
Lemon has a lot of vitamin C in it. Lemon is extremely helpful in treating lumbago. So drink the juice of lemon with salt added to it daily. If that seems to difficult a task for you, then you may dilute it with water.