Eat that pain away? Some foods that you can eat for pain relief include horseradish for sinus, blue berries for urinary tract infection, cherries for joint pain and tumeric for chronic pain. Heart burn? Try apple cider ….
Of course check first with your M.D. for any possible interactions between medications and herbal remedies. Talk to your MD before you start consuming large amounts of any herbal supplement. Some herbs reduce blood thinners and affect blood pressure for example. You can check for possible interactions online.
Or maybe wipe that pain away with a medicinal herb salve? What about the aches that may be relieved with a salve made from medicinal herbs? A Santa Cruz teenager has published a book which tells you where you can find the herbs and how to make a salve for pain relief. His book is available from the Herb Room in Santa Cruz located at 1130 Mission St. (831 429-8108. Proceeds from his book go to assist homeless persons in the area.
written by Aptos Psychologist Cameron Jackson DrCameronJackson@gmail.com