Feeling physical pain can be mentally agonizing regardless of its condition. To treat the pain people normally are using and consuming painkillers.
But we all know that medications have compounds of chemicals and toxins that can create side effects.If used for a longer time, of in higher doses, their effects can be even more intense.
Spondylosis is a degenerative disease of the spinal joints and the discs that is aggravated due to a sedentary lifestyle and aging and causes inability to move the neck and head,throbbing headache and intense neck pain.
The individuals who suffer from it are physical therapy or take pills to soothe the symptoms.Namely, a study has found that there is a natural approach to relieve these symptoms, as well as numerous aches due to variety of reasons.
Lettuce is a leafy tall herb, similar to dandelion,with yellow blossoms, which produce bitter, milky emulsion in the stems and leaves. Apparently, it hides various healthy properties.
It is part of the big family of lettuce. Its Latin name is Lactuca virosa, and it has been used for millennia because of its healing properties.
Combined with other herbs and used as an anesthetic in surgeries,it was used In the bygone centuries.In its dried form can offer a strong active pain-alleviating compounds known as lactucopicrin, lactucin, and lactupicrin.
These substances provide mighty analgesic properties in laboratory tests with mice, which have been found to be even more powerful than the effects of the common pills ibuprofen.
Lactucarium doesn’t have any real opiates in fact but is substances can produce sedative and pain calming effects similar to opium.
The effects of this herb have been represented in a 19th century paper from the Institute for the History of Science entitled “Lettuce, Lactuca”.
The wild lettuce can be used:
To relieve asthmatic attacks.
It soothes muscle pain and spasms due to the antispasmodic properties.
It has a powerful antitussive property which suppresses and calms dry coughs.
It soothes the pain as it can serve as a mild opiate.
You can use it to ease the symptoms of anxiety and to have relaxed sleep.
Variety of ways to use the wild lettuce:
The sticky white sap can be used to prepare alcohol tincture.
You can prepare it as a vaporizer for inhalation.
Traditionally can be used in the form of syrup. Cook it with water and sugar over low heat to prepare it.
Note and remember that always must be used in small doses, and you should avoid ingestion as it might cause disrupted nervous system,symptoms like nausea,lightheadedness,vomiting, and disrupted nervous system.