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Pain-soothing plants

Rosemary

It's a general analgesic and relaxation, it helps in calming internal pain, treating headache, muscle and bone pain, and seizure when taken as an infusion. It reduces inflammation, relaxes smooth muscles, and boosts memory. Researches suggest that the herb acts as a receptor in the brain called opioid receptors which are involved with the sensation of pain.

meadowsweet

it is an analgesic and anti-rheumatic plant that eliminates uric acid and renal stone via the urinary system.

Anise

it frees the stomach from gases and alleviates the discomfort produced by trapped air and works as an analgesic for headaches.

Willow bark

Willow contains salicine which is used in aspirin and it soothes pains in the joints, arthritic, sciatic, and rheumatic pain.

devil's claw root

contains strong anti-inflammatory substances to help cure sprains and dislocation

Oregano

soothes digestive pain, especially stomach spasms, and also alleviates menstrual pains.

Malva

it is effective against pain and swelling, favors perspiration and it regulates menstruation.

Bay leaf

Has anti-inflammatory effects and it brings relief to joint pain

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