Backyard Herbs for Pain Support

April 16, 2019 Maria Noel Groves

Pain is like a fire alarm. You don't want to simply shut it off but to attend to the fires themselves, getting to the root of the problem. Using herbs for pain support is not as simple as taking some ibuprofen. No one herb will work for everyone, yet many herbs can still be very supportive when chosen for the individual person's presentation and used alongside diet and lifestyle therapies that address the root causes of pain and reduce systemic inflammation.

In my recent guest blog post for the Herbal Academy, I feature five of my favorite pain herbs that you can grow or wildcraft easily in the backyard. This is an excerpt from my book Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies.

In this article, you'll learn...

  1. Why blue vervain is so fabulous for muscle spasms and tension
  2. How black cohosh supports rheumatic aches and pains
  3. That Solomon's seal supports joints, tendons, and ligaments
  4. How the common weed horsetail supports healthy bones and joints
  5. Why the root of mullein also makes a fabulous pain-support remedy
  6. Favorite flower essences for pain support
  7. How to make my Aches & Pains, Strains & Sprains Tincture/Liniment to take internally or apply topically

Click here to read the full article on the Herbal Academy website!

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Learn More About Herbs for Pain

  1. Both my books have extension sections on herbs for pain.
  2. Check out this guest blog post of mine on ArborVitae on some of my favorite pain herbs (that don't necessarily grow in the garden)
  3. Request the Chronic Pain online class from my Beyond the Home Herbalist Series for just $25