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Clove oil for toothaches

Clove oil cut with a carrier oil – like coconut oil – makes a great topical analgesic. You can also temporarily alleviate toothache pain by dabbing some clove oil on a cotton ball and placing it on the sore tooth. … Continue reading

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Trends in pain management

Here is an interesting comparison/trend: Between 2001 and 2010, ER visits with opioid analgesic prescribed jumped from 21% to 31% percent. Meanwhile, opioid prescription rates sky-rocketed. Dilaudid, one of the most addictive opioid medications blasted the sound barrier with a … Continue reading

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Natural pain relief

Dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) is one of the most studied pharmaceutical agents of our time. Over 40,000 articles on its chemistry have appeared in scientific journals along with thousands of laboratory studies. DMSO works for a variety of ailments, including pain … Continue reading

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Frankincense and boswellia

Boswellia, AKA Frankencense, can be used to relieve joint pain and reduce inflammation in all types of arthritis . Boswellia is a gum resin extract with both anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain relieving) properties. Boswellic acids work by deactivating the hormonal … Continue reading

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White willow bark for what ails you

Willow Bark is the original substance used to make aspirin. To save your stomach, salicin is converted to salicinic acid form after it’s absorbed, unlike the stomach-eating synthetic salicylic acid found in aspirin. Ancient Egyptians used white willow for inflammation. … Continue reading

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