Back Pain Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

Back Pain

Sub Diseases
General Name
Back Pain
Medical Name
Urdu Name
Kamar Dard, Kamar Mein Dard, Kamar Ka Dard
Back Pain Symptoms
Muscle Stiffness
Pain in the lower Back
Pain may extend upwards or downwards into the leg
Lower Back Pain
Pain can radiate to the hips or the Neck
Back Pain Cured By
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Lower Backache is a pain in the Lower Back.
The back may pain anywhere, but generally Backache is referred to pain in the lower back.
Lets divide the main causes into two.
One. Pain due to a muscle spasm or a Cartilage problem. Here, herbs and remedies will definitely help and should be used. The page is devoted to such cures.
Two. Pain due to deformity in the bony structure. There may be an over growth. There may be a slip disc. The bone may have worn off. The patient must visit an Orthopedic surgeon. Herbs can only supplement the treatment.
Anything can cause a backache. Anything! It could be anything from an emotional showdown to an actual injury. It is impossible to list all the causes. Some of the more common ones are given below.

Causes of Back Pain

  • Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Anxiety
  • Obesity
  • Old Age
  • Smoking
  • Arthritis
  • Injuries
  • High Heels
  • Depression
  • Pregnancy
  • Infections
  • Osteoporosis
  • Menstruation
  • Medications
  • Poor Posture
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Sedentary Jobs
  • Emotional Stress
  • Lack of Exercise
  • Strain in Muscles
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Poor Blood Circulation
  • Deficiency of Nutrients
  • Nutritional Deficiencies
  • Sleeping in a bad posture
  • Impaired Liver Functions
  • Kidney Functions Impaired
  • Structure of the Lower Back
  • Untended Psychological Issues
  • Problems with the Spinal Cord
  • Sexual Excess or Hypersexuality
  • Physical stress to the lower back
  • Accelerated degeneration of the spine
  • An injury to the Spinal Cord or the
  • Pain related with Cold or damp weather
  • If not treated properly, Lower Backache may cause
  • Arthritis
  • Drug induced
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Materia Medica : Herbal Treatment for Back Pain

Mango Ginger for Backache

Crush dried Rhizomes. Mix it in mustard oil and warm for half minute. Apply at night.

Fenugreek ( Methi ) for Backache

Take One tablespoon powder of Fenugreek seeds with water every morning.

Valerian Root for Backache

Prepare a tea from dried Valerian Root. Drink 2 times a day.

Jamaica Dogwood for Backache

Drink tea made from the bark of Jamaica Dogwood. Repeat 2-3 times a day.

Kava for Backache

Drink a cup of Kava root tea in the evening.

Rosemary for Backache

Prepare a tea from dried Rosemary herb. Add fresh leaves of Rosemary in the tea. Drink tea twice a day.

Garlic ( Lehsun ) for Backache

Add 3-4 cloves of garlic in your meals.

Basil ( Tulsi ) for Backache

Prepare a tea from Basil leaves. Drink twice a day.

Banyan for Backache

Take out the milk of Banyan tree. Apply it over the back twice a day.

Drumstick For Backache

Add cooked pods of Drumsticks into your diet.

Potato ( Aalu ) for Backache

Cut a piece of Potato and cover with cloth. Put it over the affected area.

Raisin ( Kishmish ) for Backache

Take 3-4 Raisins at bed time.

Commiphora Mukul ( Guggul ) for Backache

Take 2 capsules of Commiphora Mukul thrice a day.

Wintergreen Essential Oil for backache

Wintergreen Essential Oil tones the muscles and diminishes the pain.
Add half teaspoon Wintergreen Essential Oil in two teaspoon of carrier oil ( like; Sesame Oil ). Warm a bit. Massage the affected area with the lukewarm mixture.

Fennel ( Saunf ) for Backache

Take 50 gram Fennel ( Saunf ). Boil in half liter of Brown Mustard ( Lal Sarson ) oil. Use it lukewarm for massage twice a day.

Eucalyptus ( Safeda ) Oil for Backache

Take 2 teaspoons Eucalyptus ( Safeda ) Oil. Heat. Massage with lukewarm oil.

Lemon ( Nimbo ) for Backache

Take a glass of fresh water. Squeeze a Lemon ( Nimbo ) and add little sat. Drink it once a day.

Betel ( Pan ) for Lower Back Pain

Make a poultice of Betel ( Pan ) leaves. Heat. Apply lukewarm on the affected area.
OR : Squeeze out the juice of Betel ( Pan ) leaves. Add Coconut Oil. Heat. Apply lukewarm twice a day.

Castor for Lower Back Pain

Drink 10 ml root decoction of Castor Plant once a day. Use it for 15 days.

Solanum Xanthocarpum for Lower Back Pain

Consume 30 ml root decoction of Solanum Xanthocarpum daily.

Epsom Salt for Lower Back Pain

Add 50 g Epsom Salt in a bucket of warm water. Take bath with it. Epsom Salt helps to increase the Blood Circulation in the Body.

Vetiver ( Khas Khas ) for Lower Back Pain

Grind a cupful of Vetiver ( Khas Khas ) with some sugar. Take 2-3 tablespoons twice a day with a glass of hot Milk.

Basil ( Tulsi ) for Lower Back Pain

Boil a handful of Basil ( Tulsi ) leaves in a cup of water till it is reduced to half. Cool and add some Salt. Drink twice a day to cure the severe Back Pain.

Ginger ( Adrak ) for Lower Back Pain

Add dry or fresh Ginger slices in your meals.
OR : Take thin slices of Ginger ( Adrak ) and put in a pan of boiling water. Boil for half an hour. Then cool and strain. Add some Honey ( Sehad) for taste and drink.

Night Jasmine Essential Oil as an Analgesic

Night Jasmine Essential Oil comprises of good Analgesic effects. That's why Night Jasmine Essential Oil is an effective cure to treat Headaches, Joint Pains, Sciatica, Muscular Pains and Lower Back Pain. Take 2 tablespoons of Mustard Oil. Warm. Add 10 drops of Night Jasmine Essential Oil. Use it for massage the affected area.

Kigelia Africana ( Jhar Fanoos ) for Lower Back Pain

Make a poultice, made of Kigelia Africana leaves and lukewarm water. Apply over the affected area.

Grape for Back Pain

Grapes enhances the blood circulation in the Body. The proper Blood circulation heals the damaged cells and tissues.
Eating 10 to 15 grapes daily helps to deal with Back Pain.

Nutmeg ( Jaiphal ) for Low Back Pain

Add a half tablespoon Nutmeg Powder in Sesame oil. Heat the oil in low flame for 5 to 7 min. Apply this on the painful areas.
OR : Use Nutmeg oil for Massage to reduce the pain.

Withania Somnifera for Lower Back Pain

Add 5 gram of Aswagandha powder to jaggery. Lick this mixture. It reduces Low back pain and induces sleep.
OR : You can also add Cow's clarified butter ( Ghee made up of Cow's Milk ).
Note : Be careful about the doses in summers, However it is good to take in winters.

Liquorice for Lower Back Pain

Take 5 grm of Licorice powder and equal amount of Aswagandha powder in it. Mix them well. Take 1 teaspoon every day. It helps in reducing the Low Back pain.

Drynaria Roosii for Low Back Pain

Take 5-10 g of Drynaria rhizome. Boil it in water for 10 minutes. Take this decoction as a Liver and Kidney tonic.
It is used to treat Lumbago and weakness of Legs caused by Kidney deficiency.
This herb warms and tonifies Kidney yang. It is beneficial for all syndromes caused by Kidney deficiency as Lumbago and weakness of Legs.


Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 1

Boil 5 gm Fenugreek Seeds with 18 gm Caryota Urens in a little water. Drink.
Take One tablespoon Mustard oil. Put Carom seeds and Garlic. Let it burn black. Massage with this warm oil.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 2

Mix seeds of Asparagus Racemosus , Black Cumin, Fenugreek and Carom. Take 1 tsp of it every morning.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 3

Prepare a decoction of Valerian roots and Jamaican bark. Drink 2 times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 4

Add 1/4 tsp of Turmeric powder and 1/4 tsp of Licorice in milk. Boil it. Drink a cup after an hour of dinner.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 5

Prepare a paste of Coriander leaves, Coriander seeds and Mustard Seed Extract. Apply it on back for 15 minutes.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 6

Grind Garlic (Lehsun in India), Onion (Pyaz in India), Ginger (Adrak in India), Turmeric (Haldi in India). Mix it in Mustard Oil (Sarson Ka Tel in India). Heat it. Use it for Back massage. It is considered the best remedy for Backache.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 7

Prepare a paste of dry Ginger ( Adrak in India ) powder, Fenugreek ( Methi in India ) powder, Black Pepper ( Kali Mirch in India ) powder, 4-5 Cloves of Garlic ( Lehsun in India ) and Turmeric ( Haldi in India ). Take1/4 tsp at least twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 8

Take Banyan milk and Flax seed oil in equal quantity. Apply it on back once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 9

Mix One gram each of the gum of Drumstick ( Sahjan in India ), Bodhi Tree ( Pipal in India ) fruit and Partridge Berry with 3 grams dry ginger ( Adrak in India ). Boil this mixture in milk. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 10

Grind Limestone. Add Honey to it. Apply the paste over lower back.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 11

Boil 2 Garlic ( Lehsun ) pods in 1 tablespoon Sesame ( Til ) oil. Massage with this lukewarm oil at night.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 12

Add Ginger ( Adrak in India ) paste in warm Eucalyptus Essential Oil ( Safede Ka Tel in India ) . Apply this mixture on painful areas.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 13

Soak half cup of Wheat ( Gehun ) in some water at night. Next morning mix some Coriander ( Dhania ), Vetiver ( Khas Khas ) and a cup of Milk ( dudh ) and boil until it becomes thick. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 14

Heat some Coconut oil ( Nariyal Ka Tel ) and put 9-10 cloves of Garlic ( Lehsun ) in it. Remove from heat when the Garlic ( Lehsun ) turns brown. Filter and store the oil in a bottle. Massage firmly on your back and then take a warm water bath.
Note : You can also use Sesame oil ( Til Ka Tel ) for this preparation.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 15

Mix 4-5 drops of Eucalyptus oil in Ginger ( Adrak in India ) paste. Apply on the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 16

Take One teaspoon each of Cloves ( Laung in India ), Black Pepper corns ( Kali Mirch in India ), and half teaspoon of Ginger ( Adrak in India ) powder. Boil all the ingredients in a cup of water for 10 minutes. Drink Once a day as a tea.

Herbal Treatment For Lower back pain 17

Ingredients :
Coarse Sooji ( Semolina ) - 4 Cups
Ghee ( Clarified Butter ) - 2 Cups
Coconut ( Dry sliced ) - 1/2 Cup
Pistachio Nuts ( Sweet ) - 1/2 Cup
Almonds ( Unpeeled ) - 2 Cups
Munakka ( Big raisins ) - 1/2 Cup
Crystal Sugar ( Mishri ) - 3 Cups
Green Cardamom Seeds - 10
Katira Gond ( Tragacanth gum ) - 1/2 Cup
KamarKas ( Bastard Teak ) - 1/2 Cup
Char Maghaz - 1/2 Cup
( Combination of Almonds, Pumpkin seeds, Cantaloupe Seeds and Watermelon seeds )
Makhanay ( Euryale Ferox ) - 1/2 Cup
Raisins - 1/2 Cup

Step 1:
Take 1/2 cup of Ghee in a broad pan and heat. Add Coconut , Pistachio , Almonds , Munakka , Katira Gond , Char Maghaz , Makhanay and Raisins to it . Fry on a low heat until it turns light brown. Spread them separately on a paper till all the Ghee is absorbed.
Step 2:
Crush all the nuts coarsely.
Step 3:
Take a pan and fry Kamarkas and lay it separately on a paper.
Step 4:
Take 2 cups of Ghee and heat it. Add Green Cardamom Seeds and let them splutter and then add Sooji and mix well till Sooji turns light brown. Do not let Sooji burn.
Step 5:
Add all the crushed nuts and Crystal Sugar to the mixture and keep mixing on a low heat. Sugar should stay a bit crunchy.
Step 6:
Add Kamarkas in it and mix again. Let it cool.
Step 7:
Consume one large table spoon every day with warm milk. Preserve it in an air-tight container. It stays fresh up to 2 months.

Herbal Treatment For Joint Pain 18

Take the following Ingredients in powdered form in equal quantity.
Fenugreek Seeds
Mix them well. Store in a air tight container. Take 1 teaspoon 2 times in a day. It helps in reducing Joint Pain, Lower Back Pain and good for pain associated with Gout.

Herbal Treatment For Night Jasmine for Muscle, Joint and Lower Back Pain

Chew 3 to 4 fresh flowers of Night Jasmine every morning. It helps to reduce the Joint Pain, Muscle and Pain in the Lower Back.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 19

Take one teaspoon of Olive Oil ( or any other carrier oil ), six drops each of Lavender Essential Oil and Rosemary Essential Oil. Mix them well. Add this oil blend to the warm bathtub and soak the affected area in it for 15 minutes. Repeat the process once a day.
It will help in muscle relaxation.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 20

Take the following Essential Oils :
Half cup of Coconut Oil ( or any other carrier oil )
Six drops of Lavender Essential Oil
Four drops of Ginger Essential Oil
Four drops of Roman Chamomile Essential Oil
Four drops of Rosemary Essential Oil
Four drops of Sage Essential Oil
Four drops of Thyme Essential Oil.
Mix all the above Essential Oils well. Add six drops of this oil blend to the warm bathtub. Soak the affected area in it for 15 minutes. Repeat the process once a day.