Pharmaceutical medications for pain relief cause various adverse effects and are loaded with dangerous chemicals.
On the other hand, there is an incredibly effective essential oil which soothes all kinds of pain extremely fast, with no negative effects. This natural miracle is the oil of the curry plant – Helichrysum Italicum.
Due to the warm yellow flowers and their fragrance, which is similar to curry, this plant is known as the curry plant, otherwise, the curry comes from another plant. Our plant is native to Europe and grows in a few regions, especially Italy, France, and their neighboring countries.
Its essential oil can be quite costly, due to the fact that it cannot be found everywhere. However, its amazing health benefits make it all worthwhile!
As this oil can come in different varieties, always pick the Helichrysum Italicum for the treatment of pain, as only this specific plant has the potent pain-fighting properties.
Most of the pain- relieving medication we use cause severe adverse effects. For instance, acetaminophen (Tylenol) dramatically destroys the liver, as well as ibuprofen (Advil).
On the other hand, this essential oil does not cause irritations of sensitivity, contains no toxins, and can be applied to the skin undiluted.
These are the most important benefits of its use:
Promotes cellular regeneration
Detoxifies the body
Prevents bruising and blood clots
Provides relaxation of the tight muscles and connective tissue
Numerous pharmaceuticals offer some of these effects, bu this essential oil provides them all, and what’s best- almost immediately!
Th topical application of Helichrysum delivers unparalleled pain relief in all kinds of pain in the ligaments, tendons, joints, muscles,sprains, and bruises.
How to use this essential oil?
This oil can be used in two ways, depending on the severity of the pain.
In the case of chronic pain, begin with helichrysum diluted in a carrier oil, at a low dilution, like 5%, and gradually increase if needed. You can create the 5% dilution by adding 40 drops of helichrysum in an ounce of some carrier oil will.
For acute pain, like a twisted ankle or a burn, you should apply the oil undiluted to the painful area to calm it down. Then, dilute it to about 20% with a ‘carrier’ oil like olive or Jojoba, and use it to massage the spot until it is completely healed.
Also, you can use the benefits of its combinations with other essential oils. For arthritis, mix it with ginger and/or black pepper essential oils to create a burning sensation which will improve blood circulation and soothe the pain.
For opposite effects, add a bit of peppermint essential oil to get a cooling effect.
Note that this essential oil has no possible side effects. However, you should not apply it on open wounds, as It may interfere with the natural clotting of the body, or if you use blood thinners. People who take blood thinners should consult their doctor before starting any new treatment.
Hence, this amazing natural essential oil can be your strongest weapon against pain!