Treat your most problematic flu symptom


Magnificent natural remedies for flu muscle ache

I know that it is uncommon to catch a muscle-flu.

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However, it is the most painful flu symptom. Muscle ache might be due to different reasons. But, no matter the reason is, herbal remedies will end this immediately.

Let’s start with our first herb for sore muscles.

Arnica flower

Arnica has a bright yellow flower. Scientists used to consider it in traditional medicine. Because, it relieves Muscle pain, As well as, Joint pain. You can find arnica in the Siberia and Europe mountains. Thus, they call it the mountain daisy.

Mechanism of action

its active ingredient lactone, which produces an Anti-Inflammatory constituent. The lactone obstructs the inflammation process; by restraining the nuclear factor kappa beta production. Additionally, it plays a role in regulating your immune system. Results in better fighting to infection and illness.

  • Sometimes it might cause an Insignificant allergic reaction. In this case, stop it immediately the time you feel this allergy.
  • Do not apply arnica on an open wound. As it becomes toxic when it gets inside the body.
  • It is prohibited to administer arnica.lotus skin care product Because, it increases the heart rate, elevates the blood pressure, and causes several digestive problems such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease and ulcers.
Recommended Dose
  • Apply arnica gel 50 grams/100 grams externally. Then, massage the painful area 2-3 times daily.

Check the next herb, which is quite more effective, and with fewer side effects 😉.

Tumeric Herb

Several studies showed that turmeric offers the same result as ibuprofen. Especially, when it comes to muscle pain relief. Thus, turmeric shows promising results in reducing inflammation.

Mechanism of action

Turmeric active substance is Curcumin. Although studies did not show the exact mechanism yet, its efficiency most likely comes from its active ingredient. Also, Curcumin acts as antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory. Additionally, it clears the body from free radicals, which damage tissues and cells.

  • Do not take turmeric an empty stomach. Because you might experience acid reflux symptoms.
  • Avoid Turmeric if you are pregnant. It may stimulate menstruation and cause Uterine contractions.
  • If you are a diabetic patient, then use curcumin with caution. Because it lowers blood sugars. Thus, take care not to take it along with your treatment.
Recommended Dose
  • you can slice and juice 1-3 grams turmeric root. And take 30ml, 3 times daily.
  • For turmeric powder; take 1 teaspoon 3 times daily.

Now, let me introduce the most common muscle pain-reliever.

Cayenne Pepper

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Cayenne pepper has another name chile pepper, and its active ingredient is Capsaicin. Studies showed that there are medical benefits to capsaicin. A long time ago, People used It as a critical ingredient in pain-relieving creams.

Mechanism of action

Capsaicin works directly with the central nervous system (CNS). It works in reducing the substance P, which carries the feeling of pain from the peripheral nervous system (PNS), to the central nervous system (CNS).

  • Sometimes it causes irritation on your skin when used in a large amount.
  • When using capsaicin, your skin might become more sensitive to sunlight.
Recommended Dose
  • Apply capcisine to the painful area, and massage for 5-10 minutes.
  • In the market, you can find a capsaicin patch. This one is very effective. Apply it on the ached muscle and leave it for 2-3 days.

I can assure you that No More muscle aches if you considered those herbs. Try them and thank me later😉.

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Name Nourhan El-Shneky.

Major: Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy and a Researcher.