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Herbal Remedies For Neuropathy Treatment

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Herbs for neuropathyLoss of nerve function due to nerve damage is called neuropathy. There are many herbal remedies that can be part of a holistic treatment plan to improve sensation and reduce the numbness and tingling sensation. The reason for  neuropathy can be long standing diabetes or injury to the nerve and conventional medicine should not be ignored completely in lieu of herbal remedies. However, they do provide relief when needed. Here are some herbal remedies suitable for treating neuropathy. Take a look. 


Few Herbal Remedies For Neuropathy Treatment

  • The seeds of evening primrose are rich in fatty acids that are essential to good health. They are rich sources of gamma linolenic fatty acids which according to studies has shown to reduce symptoms of numbness and burning. It is available as capsules as well as natural oil.

  • Cayenne pepper is rich in a plant compound called capsacin which is a natural pain reliever. It is very helpful for diabetics who experience pain in their feet due to nerve damage. Dry powder as well as the raw or cooked pepper can be consumed regularly.

  • Ginkgo biloba can help reduce pain that is associated with neuropathy. It is also a nerve protectant and prevents further damage of nerves. A herbal tea brewed with ginkgo extracts can be consumed.

  • Turmeric for neuropathy care is useful especially in diabetes. It also protects nerves from degeneration.

  • Essential oils of peppermint and black pepper when rubbed on the affected area help to reduce pain and inflammation. They also increase circulation of blood.


Tips For Managing Neuropathy Naturally

  • Eat plenty of fish or take supplements to get omega 3 fatty acids that protect nerves.

  • Vitamins B6 and B12 naturally found in milk and meat help treat neuropathy.

  • Consume Vitamin E rich food which acts as an antioxidant.

  • Exercise to improve movement and circulation.

  • For diabetics manage blood sugars with a healthy diet.

There are many herbs that provide relief from neuropathy. Regular and consistent herbal treatment will provide good results but don't forget to consult your doctor first.


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Herbal Remedies For Neuropathy Treatment