When the head, stomach or neck hurts, a useful option is to use soothing natural infusions, which help relieve pain and inflammation. Discover the 3 most suitable.
The infusions that we provide below will be prepared with three medicinal plants which have the appropriate properties to soothe various pains. Headaches, sore throats, and stomach pain, which could cause some pathologies.
If you like to resort to home and natural remedies so as not to abuse painkillers so much, these medicinal plants are a totally natural alternative.
Of course, before starting to take the infusions we advise you to consult with your doctor, pharmacist or therapist and let yourself be guided by their advice and follow their guidelines, without a doubt they will know how to advise the best for your specific case.
The medicinal plants that we advise in this post are known, they are not toxic, but even so this article is merely informative, so we advise you first to consult with professionals in the field.
The mint is a medicinal plant with digestive properties which favor when we make a good digestion.
The mint infusion that we will prepare on this occasion will help us to calm the headache that sometimes appears when digestion becomes slow or heavy, especially when we have eaten more than necessary or have eaten quickly.
To prepare this infusion we will need a tablespoon of mint leaves for each cup of water that we are going to prepare.
- In a heater we put the water to heat and when it starts to boil we add the mint.
- We turn off the heat, cover the infusion and let it rest for about 10 minutes.
- We strain the infusion and when it is warm we can take it.
What are its benefits?
This infusion is appropriate to take after eating to help us make a good digestion.
We can also take it at the time when our head hurts and we notice that the cause may be heavy digestion.
The infusion of sage (SalviaOfficinal is), we can prepare it both to take it and to gargle and relieve a sore throat.
The sage is a plant with medicinal properties, which can help us to improve the symptoms associated with various diseases, including tonsillitis, pharyngitis, hoarseness or loss of voice.
To prepare an infusion of sage and drink it we will need:
2 tablespoons of sage leaves that can be fresh or dried and a cup of mineral water.
- We put the water to heat in a saucepan and when it starts to boil we add the sage.
- We turn off the heat, cover the infusion and let it rest for 10 minutes.
- Strain the infusion, and add a little honey.
- Honey will help us soften the throat.
- We stir and when it is warm we can take it.
We can take a cup of this infusion 2 or 3 times a day, until we notice that the pain disappears.
In case we are going to prepare the infusion of sage to gargle, make the infusion following the previous steps and keep it boiling for 15 minutes with low heat.
Then we strain it, add a teaspoon of vinegar, half a teaspoon of honey, stir and when it is cold we gargle.
The yarrow is an herb that has several medicinal properties among which is soothing, antispasmodic, tonic, digestive, antidiarrheal, astringent, anti – inflammatory, antiseptic and healing.
We can benefit from the properties of yarrow both prepared as an infusion for internal use and using yarrow for external use.
In this case, the infusion that we will prepare is for internal use, to relieve stomach pain.
To prepare this infusion of yarrow we will need about 12 grams of plant or flowers, we will not use the root and a cup of mineral water.
- In a saucepan we put the water to boil; when it boils we add the yarrow, lower the heat and keep it boiling for 15 minutes.
- We turn off the fire, strain the infusion and when it is warm we can take it.
Of this infusion we can take 3 cups a day, until we notice that the stomach pain improves.