Best Back Pain Natural Home Remedies

How can Back Pain be Managed?


The anti-inflammatory compounds in ginger can help give you relief from back pain. How to make the ginger tea

1. Heat 1 ½ cups of water in a pan.

2. Add 4-6 slices of ginger.

3. Simmer and boil it on a low heat for about 10-15 minutes.

4. Add honey and drink it around 3 times a day until back pain symptoms improve.

• Another method involves rubbing ginger oil or ginger paste onto your skin directly over the source of pain in your back.

• Another way of using ginger for back pain involves placing fresh ginger into a warm compress and press it to the painful area of the back for several minutes at a time.

ginger for back pain

Herbal Oil

Massaging your back with herbal oil can help your muscles to relax and relieve back pain. You can use any type of herbal oil and you must heat the oil until warm and massage it gently over the affected area of back pain.

herbal oil for back pain

Olive Oil

This is proven exhibit to anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. These properties when they are combined are great for treating back pain as well as the symptoms. How this works

1. Warm up some olive oil and mix it with some salt

2. Place 1 tablespoon of olive oil onto the affected back area

3. Massage it gently on your back

4. Leave this overnight

5. Do this at least once a day

olive oil for back pain

Lavender Oil

This has many medical uses. The properties can help in relieving pain and muscle spasms whilst its anti-inflammatory properties can help reduce in swelling. How this works

1. Place 4 drops of lavender oil on affected area of the back

2. Massage gently

3. Do this at least twice a day

Peppermint Oil

The soothing and anti-inflammatory nature of peppermint essential oil can give you quick relief from back pain. Peppermint oil also helps to relieve muscle spasms. How this works

1. Mix 6 drops of peppermint oil with one tablespoon of coconut oil

2. Apply this mix to the affected area of the back

3. Do this twice a day.

Castor Oil

This contains ricinoleic acid that exhibits anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. How this works

1. Warm the castor oil

2. Use 1 tablespoon of castor oil and apply it on affected area

3. Massage the affected area of the back

4. Leave this overnight

5. Do this once a day.

castor oil for back pain

Epsom Salt

This can be used to help ease pain and inflammation. This is helps with nerve relaxation and is an effective home remedy in treating back pain. How this works

1. Mix Epsom salt with hot water to make a thick paste.

2. Soak a towel and ring out any excess liquid from the towel.

3. Put it on your back near and around the affected area.

4. The heat from the towel also may help to reduce swelling.

How to use Epsom salt in baths for back pain

1. Fill your bath with warm water

2. Pour 5 tablespoons of Epsom salt into the bath

3. Soak your body (back affected area) in the bath for 15 minutes

4. Take clean water shower

5. Repeat this remedy 3 times a week to help get rid of back pain.

epsom salt for back pain


Massaging your back with garlic oil or garlic paste helps to relieve back pain symptoms. Massages help to reduce back pain and improve back function. Cold Packs- This helps to reduce inflammation and acts as a local anaesthetic by slowing down nerve impulses, which prevents the nerves from causing back pain. How this works

1. Take a hand towel and wrap a few ice cubes

2. Keep it over the affected area

3. Slowly move it over your back spine from bottom to top

4. Do this until the ice cubes begin to melt

5. Repeat this twice a day to help get rid of back pain.

garlic for back pain

Heat Packs

This helps to stimulate blood flow, which brings the healing nutrients to the affected area of the back. This also inhibits pain messages being sent to the brain. How this works

1. Soak a hand towel in hot water

2. Squeeze out excessive water

3. Place the hand towel over the affected area for 10-15 minutes

4. Repeat this twice a day to help get rid of back pain.


This is a rich source of calcium that your body needs for strong bones and healthy muscles. Ensuring that your body gets an adequate amount of calcium can help alleviate and prevent back pain. Drink milk regularly (warm or cold) and you can add some honey to sweeten it.

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