12 Of The Best Super Foods To Fight Chronic Pain Fast!

Fresh Ginger Root

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4. Ginger

One of the best natural painkillers around, ginger has powerful anti-inflammatory substances called gingerols which reduce pain by cutting inflammation. Ginger also has other compounds like shogaols, zingerone, and paradols which all have analgesic compounds that offer serious pain relief on the same level as ibuprofen or aspirin. One study in 2005 discovered that ginger was able to reduce both pain and inflammation more effectively than a nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory over the counter compounds such as aspirin. Many reports show that ginger works just as well as ibuprofen minus the side effects. Drink three or more cups of ginger tea each day or chew on fresh, raw ginger slices to reduce your inflammation and pain.

 

5. Cannabis

We would be amiss if we didn’t include this one. Although many people smoke this herbal supplement, you can actually get longer lasting relief by heating and then consuming this miracle from Mother Nature, such as in the infamous brownies, soup, or even hot tea. Cannabis is well-known for its powerful pain relieving and relaxant compounds. If this highly medicinal compound is still illegal in your area, you can always try some of the many other natural foods on this list.

 

6. Turmeric

This is another almost miracle food when it comes to pain relief. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin. Curcumin is a super anti-inflammatory compound that protects the body from tissue destruction, and inflammation while encouraging an improved function of the nerve cells. This spice is so powerful that you don’t even need to take a great deal of it to get some serious pain relief. Turmeric should be mixed with a fat so that your body can absorb it more easily. Simply mix one tablespoon of turmeric powder in a glass of warm milk and drink one glass each day for unbeatable pain and inflammation relief.

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