Details about your activities, your medical background and your morphology can often throw light on the reasons of your back pain complaint. Back pain can occur as the result of pathologies such as lumbago, osteoarthritis, slipped disc or sciatica. You may ask: Why am I suffering from sciatica? Is there a natural herbal remedy able to relieve and cure my chronic backaches and sciatica?
There is sometimes confusion about the meaning of the term ‘sciatica’. A lot of persons think that sciatica refers to a specific diagnostic or elucidation of the pain source. In reality, sciatica or radiculopathy (exact medical term) describes a group of symptoms such as tingling and pains in the leg, in the buttock or even on the back of the thigh. The patient can suffer from a nagging pain that prevent him or her from standing up and can have problems to move one leg very well. The low back region can ache too. A compression or irritation in one or more of the sciatic nerves is often the principal cause of sciatica.
Turmeric: Natural Anti-Inflammatory Medicine
It has long been known that an Asiatic plant of the ginger family has potent anti-inflammatory properties. Its name is Curcuma Longa or Turmeric. We usually use Turmeric rhizome yellow powder as a flavored spice in curry or mustard. But did you know that Turmeric is an herbal medicine very helpful to treat a lot of ailments? There are scientific evidences that curcumin, a compound of this plant root, works in the body as an anti-inflammatory drug comparable as cortisone or phenylbutazone.
Up until now you have been found relief from sciatica or back pain with conventional pain-killers which unfortunately come with a lot of bad side effects. If you prefer use a natural product to reduce the inflammation of the sciatica nerve try Turmeric dried rhizome! The average dose of Turmeric dried root an adult can take every day is between 2 to 3 grams. You may take it as a tea twice a day if you like! The other alternative would be to buy in pharmacy curcumin capsules. In this case, ask the pharmacist about the doses you would have to take and other helpful recommendations.
Although Turmeric is a very good ant-inflammatory natural product, it cannot treat the very cause of your sciatica or whatever back pains you may have. To get rid of your health problems for good, you would need to follow a specific therapy able to fix your spine dysfunctions.