15 ways to relieve almost every type of pain possible (inflammation, joint pain, headaches and more)

Pain is one of the most common health problems nowadays and affects more people around the world than diabetes, heart disease, cancer and other chronic diseases combined. Pain can occur in any body part, but is most common in the joints, back or neck.

There are two different types of pain – acute pain is limited in duration and occurs suddenly, while chronic pain lasts for a long time and can be quite debilitating. In order to reduce the pain, people usually reach for painkillers, but most of these pills have a variety of side-effects which can endanger your health. Luckily, nature hides many ingredients which can reduce pain without putting your health in danger in the process.

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Here are 15 ways to reduce pain naturally:


Ginger is a powerful anti-inflammatory compound that has been used as a remedy for joint pain and inflammation for a long time. It works by reducing the production of cytokines in the body, which are responsible for most of the inflammation.

Cayenne pepper

Cayenne pepper contains powerful compounds which work wonders against inflammatory diseases and joint pain.


Although not so popular as ginger, feverfew is just as powerful. In the past, it has often been used as a remedy against headaches and migraines.

Valerian root

This herb has powerful sedative properties and can reduce muscle pain and PMS symptoms.

Devil’s claw

Devil’s claw can be used to relieve neck, back and knee pain.

Lavender oil

Rubbing lavender oil on the painful areas of your body will soothe the inflammation and relieve the pain quickly.

Rosemary oil

Rosemary oil can be used against tension headaches and muscle soreness as well.


Ginseng offers quite a few health benefits including the treatment of pain. It is commonly used against fatigue and musculoskeletal disorders.

Clove oil

Clove oil is a natural analgesic which can treat almost any kind of pain effectively.

Clary sage essential oil

This unusual oil is a powerful analgesic that can relieve muscle tension and stomach spasms.

Holy basil

This powerful plant can relieve inflammation and relieve the pain caused by inflammatory diseases such as arthritis.

Olive oil

Extra virgin olive oil has been used as a remedy against inflammation and joint pain for years, and it offers great results.


Drinking dandelion root tea often will regulate the body’s inflammatory response and reduce pain.

Grape juice

Grape juice contains a variety of powerful antioxidants that can reduce inflammation in your body and treat diseases such as arthritis.

Frankincense oil

Frankincense oil has been known to reduce stress, inflammation and different kinds of pain.