About Neck Pain
Neck pain is the most common problem found in people. Now-a-days, three out of four people are found suffering with such problem. Neck pain is characterised by sudden and acute pain anywhere in the neck region. This pain can also spread from the lower region of head to the upper region of shoulders. People suffering from neck pain can experience slight to intense pain in spinal cord and arms. The severity of pain prevents you from moving your head and neck in different directions.
Causes of Neck Pain
Various disease and disorders can be responsible for occurrence of neck pain. Sitting in wrong posture for continuous period of time can lead to neck pain. Also if you have got injured due to an accident and your neck and its tissues have been injured then you might experience deep neck pain. If while working at home or outside and over exerted your neck or involved in activities like painting a wall, sleeping with neck bend towards one side can lead to neck pain. If you are suffering from arthritis then also neck pain can occur.
Key Symptoms of Neck Pain
- Going through stressful conditions over a long period of time
- Difficulty in moving neck muscles
- Severe pain which starts in the neck and reaches the shoulders and the arms
- Experience tension and sprain in the neck
- Along with pain in the neck one can also experience pain in the head
Herbs for Neck Pain
1. Nirgundi (Vitex negundo)
This Ayurveda herb relaxes your muscle tissue and relieves you from tension and sprains in the neck. It is a pain reliever and gives you instant relief from all kinds of joints and muscular pains. It gets absorb deeply and quickly into the damaged area and eliminates painful sensations, stiffness and inflammation in neck, back, arms, shoulder etc. It reduces local congestion to a large extent.
2. Shallaki (Boswellia serrata)
This is another herb which deals with joint pains, arthritis and swelling efficiently. This herb is used to avoid swellings of joint due to various types of diseases such as arthritis, spondylitis etc. It acts as a natural pain reliever and increases the amount of good cholesterol in the body. It exhibits anti-inflammatory properties that lower pain and inflammation associated with all types of joints in the body. Besides lowering pain, it also lubricates the joints and enhances their flexibility and ease of movement. This also makes a wonderful natural treatment for neck pain.
3. Guggul (Commiphora wightii)
This resin effectively helps in reducing muscle sprains, back pains and heals any kind of fracture quickly. It lowers calcification of the arms, neck and vertebrae region. It cleanse out any vata imbalance in the joints and muscles region. This imbalance leads to crack in the joints, spasms and variety of tremors. This is a miraculous resin/ayurvedic medicine for neck pain which is also used for effective treatment of disease related to joint, skin, piles, cholesterol, constipation, breathing disorder, seasonal changes etc.
4. Shunthi (Zingiber officinale)
Sonth or dried ginger has immense power and therapeutic benefits that improves the overall wellbeing of a person. It can be consumed in variety of ways such as in powder form, juice form, dried, or oil form. Sonth is beneficial for treating joint problems, diarrhoea, cold and cough, piles, neck pain, jaundice, abdominal pain and gas etc. It boosts immunity level of a person and act as an antibiotic.
5. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
As mentioned in the causes of neck pain, stress plays a significant role in contributing neck pain. This herb helps in reducing the levels of stress in a person and increases its abilities to cope up with stressful conditions. With the reduced amount of stress a person gets fewer possibilities of getting neck pain. It revitalizes the body and rejuvenates each and every cell of body thus promoting an overall wellbeing of a person. Ashwagandha is also available in capsules or powdered form.
Herbal Remedies for Neck Pain by Planet Ayurveda
Planet Ayurveda provides best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Cervical Spondylosis Care Pack for natural treatment of neck pain. These herbal remedies are manufactured from 100% pure and natural herbs; without the use of any chemicals, binders, fillers, colors, yeast, starch, preservatives or additives. These herbal remedies are prepared under the supervision of renowned Ayurveda experts.
- Yograj Guggul - 2 tablets, two times a day, with plain water.
- Hakam churna - 1 teaspoonful, two times a day, with plain water, after meals.
- Joint aid plus - 2 capsules, two times a day, with plain water.
1. Yograj Guggul
It is a classical formulation, which is traditionally used in Ayurveda for painful Joints and muscles, Rheumatoid arthritis and Osteoarthritis. It helps to maintain healthy metabolism and remove toxins from the system. It rejuvenates and strengthens the skeletal and neuromuscular system. It is very effective for pain and inflammation. Although, it has almost all the properties but it also checks the irritation of the vatic nerves. It is also very effective for gastric problems also, which helps to balance the vata dosha in the body. This herbal preparation is the combination of the various ayurvedic herbs like Guggul resin (Commiphora mukul), Chitrak (Plumbago zeylanica), Pippali (Piper longum), Ajwain (Carum couticum), Vidang (Embelia ribes), Kulanjan (Alpinia galangal), Heart wood (Cedrus Deodara), Chavya (Piper chaba), Puskaramula (Inula racemosa) etc.
2. Hakam Churna
Hakam churna has ability to retrieve the normal digestion thereby putting a stop to Vata disturbance. It is very effective in painful joints, stiff joints, backache. Ayurveda Experts call this combination "Tridosha Rasayan". According to Ancient Ayurveda, the indigestion and formation of the gas is the main cause of the vitiation of the vata which then localize in the joints and produce pain. This herbal prepration helps to balance all the three doshas. It also helps to balance the kapha dosha, ultimately helps to decrease the body weight. Its hot nature means balancing Pitta, which works on the digestive fire of the body and getting into balance. This herbal combination consist of the chandershoor (Lepidium sativum), Kalonji (Nigella sativa), Methi (Trigonella foenum graecum) and Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi).
3. Joint Aid Plus
It is a unique combination of the various herbs. These capsules work quickly and excellent alternative to pain killers without any side effects. These are very effective in reducing inflammation and pain. These capsules help to regain the lost strength of the joints. The degeneration in joints steadily control by these capsules. This herbal capsules consist of the ingredients are Nirgundi (Vitex nirgundo), Sallaki (Bosewllia serrate), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Sonth (Zingiber officanlis) and Ashwagandha (withania somnifera).
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These above mentioned products when used together in adequate proportion helps in quick and permanent relief from all types of pain, swellings and tension in neck.