Pain has become a constant problem in our lives. Want to know how to relieve pain associated with nerves?
Nerves play a key role in our body. Every other function done by the body has a role played by the nervous system. Our body has three types of nerves: Autonomic nerves that control involuntary functions and semi-voluntary functions like blood pressure regulation, digestion and heart beat regulation, etc. Sensory nerves send signals of sensation to the brain and spinal cord, a key role that helps in determining or identifying pain and other sensations. Motor nerves control movement by transmitting information from brain and spinal cord, to your muscles.
As a result of the prime roles they play and impertinent functions carried out by the nerves, even mild damage or pain in the nerves can considerably alter your normal life! There are different types of pains associated with nerves, though many have a definitive cause like nerve damage or weakness and in most cases, the cause is never identified! However, nerve pain can often be unbearable and chronic.
Irrespective of the nerve condition, few common remedial measures work for all types of nerve related pain. While this is NOT an alternative to taking modern medicine, or consulting doctors, this recipe aims to relieve the pain. This way, you can try and resume normalcy. Of course, most problems can be treated or managed with natural remedies very effectively. That’s why Agel pioneers in natural products. But that should not deter us from consulting a qualified professional, or seeking advice. Ready for the recipe?
Lavender Essential Oil – 3 drops
Roman Chamomile Essential Oil – 4 drops
Helichrysum Essential Oil – 4 drops
Peppermint Essential Oil – 4 drops
Marjoram Essential Oil – 3 drops
St. John’s Wort Oil / Tamanu Oil – 30 ml
In a sterilized jar, combine all the ingredients and use as needed.
What’s with the Ingredients?
Lavender Essential Oil
You would have probably heard that Insomnia patients find welcome relief using Lavender leaves on their pillows, or probably using Lavender potpourris, or inhalation of Lavender using dispenser, etc. While it not a sedative, it does bring down anxiety, promotes relaxation and also calms the nerves. As a result, sleep issues are dealt with naturally.
As mentioned earlier, Lavender has a relaxing effect on the nervous system and thus helps in treating headaches associated with stress, tension or anxiety, migraines, emotional stress, nervous tension and depression.
The aroma is said to have a calming effect on the nervous system. Research proves Lavender essential oil does have a profound impact on the autonomic nervous system, probably why it helps with insomnia, irregular heart beat regulation and stress.
It promotes blood circulation and improves muscle strength. Regular use improves one’s immunity and the ability to fight antiviral and antibacterial diseases. It relieves aching muscles and helps with easing pain, due to analgesic properties. It is an excellent nerve tonic and helps soothe pain triggered due to nerve-related issues.
Roman Chamomile Essential Oil
Roman Chamomile is mild yet effective essential oil that combats anxiety and insomnia, thanks to the calming and relaxing properties. It is an excellent anti-inflammatory, a reason it is used to relieve pain, aches and sprains. It can also help with neuralgic pains, a reason we have added it to this blend! Do you know it helps with nerve regeneration?
Helichrysum Essential Oil
Popularly dubbed as immortelle, it is said to have unparalleled regeneration and rejuvenation properties. It is a nervine, so helps calm nerves and relieve nerve pain. It is anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic, so helps relieve pain and inflammation. It is used to treat neuralgia and varicose veins in alternative medicine, a reason it is a great add-in for this blend. It is a mild anesthetic, thus aids with pain relief.
Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint essential oil is an analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic, so helps relieve pain and spasms. It is a nervine, so helps relieve nerve pain and calms the agitated nerve. It is used for pain relief due to calcium antagonism presence, which helps with pain relief. Topical application relieves pain, reduces swelling and inflammation and promotes healing.
Marjoram Essential Oil
It is an analgesic, antispasmodic, sedative and nervine, which makes it an ideal addition to this blend. It helps with general pain relief and eases nerve pain.
St.John Wort’s Oil
Red color oil made by infusing St. Johns Wort flowers (Hypericum perforatum) in Olive Oil or other carrier oils; it is a great anti-inflammatory and promotes healing. It is particularly known for its nerve rejuvenation benefits and used to treat several nerve related problems including neuralgia.
You can also Tamanu Oil, which is quite pricey, but helps ease and relieve neuralgic pain. If you don’t get these two oils, feel free to use any Carrier Oil that you have available, or able to acquire.
As always, try this blend and keep us posted with your results. You can also use Agel OHM for keeping your nervous system healthy.