Do you know what sciatica is? This term refers to the inflammation in the sciatic nerve, the longest nerve in our bodies which spreads from the lower back down to our feet. The sciatic nerve plays a role in numerous minor movements and provides feeling in the legs so it’s safe to say it’s crucial for our movement. However, various factors can irritate and inflame the nerve, resulting in pain and a burning or tingling sensation in the legs.
In general, doctors treat the problem with anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), although they’re not always the perfect solution. They rarely cause the underlying issue and only mask the pain. Luckily, sciatica can be treated naturally with a combination of a few natural remedies and stretching exercises that work great without endangering your health. Today we’re going to show you one such remedy made of garlic and rice milk. It’s quite easy to prepare and has anti-inflammatory and pain-soothing properties that can work wonders against sciatica. Here’s what you need to do:
- 3 teaspoons turmeric
- 5 garlic cloves
- 1 cup rice or almond milk
Wash the garlic cloves, then peel them and put them in a food processor. Mix until you get a puree, then add the rice milk and turmeric and mix again. Add honey in the mixture last, then drink the mixture 2 times per day in order to relieve sciatica. This powerful remedy contains vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, B and C, copper, magnesium, selenium, calcium and zinc as well as antioxidants, enzymes, amino acids, proteins and flavonoids. Besides reducing your lower back and feet pain, it will boost your immune system, treat fatty liver disease and asthma and relieve colds and the flu as well.