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Causes of Lower Back Pain and Africa Natural Remedies to Cure it

lower back pain can be experienced by anyone at one point or another. it is lower back pain if pains begin from below your ribcage (lumbar region). Sometimes, pains can be severe and may heal on their own. if it doesn’t, there are a number of very effective natural home remedies that have been put together in these pieces to heal lower back pain. Let’s begin with possible reasons why you are having lower back pain.

What are the causes of lower back pain?

The most common cause of lower back pain include:

  • Incorrect posture
  • Kidney infections
  • Kidney stones
  • Hematoma
  • A sprain in the tissues
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Sprains in the muscles
  • Endometriosis
  • Tumors

Some of the less common causes of lower back pain are:
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Infection
  • Spinal tumor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Coccydynia
Symptoms of lower back pain include:
  • local soreness felt upon touch
  • severe muscle spasm
  • difficulty in movement that may prevent standing or walking
  • dull pain in the lower back
  • Pains around the groin, buttock, or upper thigh that do not extend below the knee


Also Read: Causes of upper back pain and African natural remedies to stop it


Home remedies for lower back pain

The treatment suggested here are natural, they are readily available around us and does not come with any side effect.

Honey is widely used for the treatment of lower back pain due to its healing property

how to use

  • add a tablespoon of honey to 1 glass of warm water
  • stir it well and drink it
  • this remedy should be used twice a day.
  • microwave 2-3 tablespoon of Manuka honey for 20 seconds
  • apply the warm honey to the affected areas and gently massage for 2 minutes
  • clean your skin with a warm clean cloth
  • do this twice daily to get rid of lower back pain

Basil Leaves
Basil leaf is very helpful in getting rid of lower back pain if properly used. it contains lots of medicinal properties.

How to use

  • put up to 15 basil leaves in a cup and half of water
    bring it to boil
  • allow the mixture to cool down and strain
  • add 1/2 tbsp of sugar to it and stir.
  • drink this tea twice daily until the pain is relieved

Turmeric is commonly used as a stress reliever and can also relieve low back pain. the spice is known for its antiseptic and medicinal properties.

How to use

  • Get a small container and add 2tbsp of milk
  • add 1tbsp of honey with 2tbsp of turmeric power
  • mix all together to form a paste
  • apply it to the affected area and leave it undisturbed for 1-2 hours
  • repeat this procedure twice a day till the pain is reduced.
  • add 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder to a glass of warm water
    mix it well and drink when it’s warm
  • you can drink this 2-3 times daily.

Ginger is a very good pain reliever. it cures lower back pain both from inside and outside and can be used for the same purpose during pregnancy. it is generally known for its anti-inflammatory properties.

How to use

  • Get boiled water and add ginger slices to it.
  • boil for 10 minutes
  • add 2 cups of milk to the mixture and simmer the solution for 5 minutes
  • Drink this ginger tea 3-4 times a day
  • you can also 2 tbsp. of dry ginger powder, 5 cloves, and 5 peppercorns while preparing the tea. drink twice daily.

Cold compress
Cold compress is also very helpful in treating lower back pain even during pregnancy. it helps to minimize the signals that are sent by our nerves to the brain.

How to use

  • Get a clean towel and wrap an ice cube in it
  • apply this wrap to the affected areas for about 30 minutes
  • do this twice daily and remember not to place ice directly on the skin



The above tips and home remedies will definitely help you get rid of lower back pain if followed regularly and judiciously. if pains are unbearable do well to visit your doctor

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Coach Amuda

Naturopathic Doctor & Founder, Green Remedies Int’l

Coach Amuda is a Holistic Practitioner and the C.E.O of Green Remedies International, a wellness company that specializes in tackling different health challenges through Natural, Organic, and Holistic Medicines.

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