10 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Slipped Disc

10 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Slipped Disc

Slipped Disc is not only your problem but many more like you are suffering from this problem.  Slipped disc or herniated disk occurs in lower back (lumbar spine) and one feels the most intense pain in buttocks, thigh and calf. Severe pain associated with slipped disc can disturb your daily activates. People are fed up with this problem and looking for a safe solution. So nothing could be better and safe than home remedies for slipped discOpens in a new tab..  Home remedies help to overcome the pain effectively and naturally.

 10 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Slipped Disc

1. Ginger

Ginger is among the amazing home remedy to treat the slipped disc. Anti-inflammatory properties of ginger help to reduce the pain and relax the muscles.

How to Use

  • Make ginger tea by boiling some pieces in water.
  • Strain it and add some honey.
  • Consume 1-2 cups daily.

2. Turmeric

Curcumin, bio active compound present in turmeric which contains potent anti-inflammatory that work well to reduce the pain and inflammation in slipped disc.

How to Use

  • Take one tablespoon of turmeric powder in water and boil until it gets reduced to half. Allow it to cool and drink it twice daily.
  • Alternatively include the turmeric powder in daily cooking.

3. Garlic

Garlic hold the strong anti-inflammatory properties which make it is an effective home remedy for slipped disc. It obstructs the formation of free radicals and stimulates a healthy immune system. Besides, Garlic inhibits the production of cytokines which further helps to reduce pain and swelling.

How to Use

Consume the 2-3 raw and fresh garlic on an empty stomach.

4. Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea is a brilliant home remedy for backache. Even in the case of slipped disc consumption of chamomile tea relaxes the tissues and helps in relieving the pain.

How to Use

Consume one cup of chamomile tea daily. Tea bags of this herb are easily available in market, if you get fresh, that’s always better.

5. Ice Packs

To manage the all kinds of pain including back pain, ice packs or cold compress are among the top home remedies. It not only aids to reduce the pain but also cures the swelling in the area.

How to Use

Place the ice cubes in the ice bags and wrap it around a towel then apply on the back for about 5-10 minutes.

6. Hot Compress

Likewise the cold compress hot compress is also quite effective for back pain.

How to Use

Wrap a heating pad around a towel or a clean cloth and then place it on the skin for 10-15 minutes.

Though, make sure that you do not place the heating pad onto the skin.

7. Epsom Salt Bath

Epsom salt is one of the broadly used natural anti-inflammatory home remedy. It helps in muscle relaxation.

How to Use

  • Mix two cups of Epsom salt in a warm water bath tub.
  • Stay in bath tub for 15 to 20 minutes.

8. Warm Shower

A warm water shower aids in reducing the stiffness of the muscles which is one of the cause of backache.

How to Use

Take the warm water bath for about 10-15 minutes each day.

9. Plenty of Water

Adequate water intake helps to flush out the toxins from body.   In the case of any form of stiffness, having plenty of water improves blood circulation to the area and relaxes the muscles.

How to use

Drink 10 – 12 glasses daily for best results.

10. Fenugreek

Being packed with the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties use of fenugreek seed is very helpful to alleviate the pain and swelling.

How to Use

  • Soak 1-2 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds in water for overnight.
  • In the morning, strain the water and consume the soaked seeds daily.

Hope you find these home remedies for slipped disk helpful. If yes, then share it with other sufferers on social media.

Dr. Vikram Chauhan

This article is written by DR. Vikram Chauhan (MD - AYURVEDA). He is an expert Ayurvedic practitioner based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda (Ancient healing treatment), not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company.

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