- Common Sage: Sage is a wonderful herb for treating muscle soreness. Sage is it is a great cough medication to helping relax throat and the lungs. It works well as a hot tea to wash and also applied to the skin by steeping a strong hot tea (for 10-15 minutes), waiting for it for it to become luke-warm, and then applying it with a tower as a compress on the area experiencing soreness. This herb can be bought at your neighborhood supermarket.
- Matcha Green Tea: Matcha is a sort of green tea in which it’s the tea leaf stone ground to a fine powder so it really dissolves in water to produce a highly concentrated tea. Studies show green tea can help decrease inflammation and arthritis pain due to its active ingredient EGCG which is a powerful antioxidant that works to halt the production of certain inflammatory chemicals in the body. Matcha contains a higher level of EGCG compared to green tea bags making it the perfect drink. So when you drink matcha your own body is flooded with antioxidants that help stop cell damage that can be the cause of inflammation and other 35, Furthermore, matcha contains a remarkably high level of antioxidants. To make matcha, you just mix 1/4 teaspoon of the powder into a cup of warm water and revel in. This tea can be bought online at Australian boutique business Zen Green Tea.
- Lavender Tea: Lavender is well known for its soothing, sleep-inducing properties. The tea can assist with colic flatulence, or an upset stomach. It may be implemented into the chest as a wash to decrease any conditions like coughs or colds. Ingesting a lavender oil and soaking in a bath with lavender oil is the perfect way to alleviate any stress which can often be the reason behind muscle spasms. You can steep lavender blossoms (bought at your regional florist) to form the tea or buy the dried blossoms at your regional health food store.
- Cardamom Tea: Cardamom tea, like lavender oil, is fantastic for treating stomach conditions i.e. nausea and indigestion. If you have consumed too many cups of coffee it helps to remove the caffeine interestingly, cardamom also works as a caffeine detoxifier. Cardamom can be bought at your neighborhood supermarket and it is a tea frequently enjoyed with milk. It is featured in several chai tea combinations (make sure you purchase chai leaves although not the powdered sugar-laden varieties).
- Peppermint Tea: Peppermint tea is a Wonderful General herb which Includes both menthol and camphor- two compounds which help alleviate muscle tension. Furthermore, peppermint assists in relieving anxiety and headaches which can cause stress muscle spasms and assists in indigestion. This tea can be bought at your regional supermarket.
Soaking in a bath is a great way to unwind and adding muscle relaxing herbs both feels fantastic and helps you alleviate your stress and aches faster
With the wealth of invaluable knowledge we have accumulated over time, we believe some prior posts are worth discussing again. Therefore, Fridays have been”Blast From the Past” — where we choose a T Ching post from this month but a former year that we feel is worth another read and breathe new life into it. Enjoy!
Throughout the course of our daily activities, we can experience aching muscles and pains whether it be from existing conditions such as arthritis or by straining ourselves. These aches and pains may cause strain and fatigue and may often aggravate more conditions so treating these pains and aches instantly is a great idea. There are some plants and herbs which can assist in alleviating some of those signs. We’ve listed our top five picks below.