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Show 25: Herbs for Pain Part 2

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Show 25: Herbs for Pain Part 2

In this episode, we continue our discussion on herbs to help with pain. Discussed are:
Spasmodic muscle pain – Skullcap, Viburnum/cramp bark, valerian, linden, ferns
Muscle and joint inflammation – turmeric with pepper, cod liver oil, linden, astringents, ferns, jeffersonia/twin leaf
Varicose veins – horse chestnut/buckeye
Digestive – cramping: chamomile, mallow, clove, calamus, fleabane.  Gas: fennel, caraway, mint
Menstrual cramps – viburnum, skullcap, valerian, black cohosh
Organ pain often referred.  Don’t ignore – heart attack or appendicitis
Nerve pain – St. John’s wort, cayenne
Specific herbs:
-Jamaican dogwood
-Wild lettuce
-CA poppy
-Prickly poppy

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