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Neuralgia (General)

Neuralgia is pain along a nerve, i.e. pain in the shoulders from pressure on a spinal nerve serving the neck.

Herbs for neuralgia

Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata)
Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa)
Jamaica Dogwood (Piscidia piscipula)
Hops (Humulus lupulus)
Calamus (Acorus calamus)
Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)
Sacred Treee (Butea monosperma)
Citrullus colocynthis (Bitter Apple)
Russian Olive (Curcuma longa)
Autumn Crocus (Crocus sativus)
Russian Olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia)
Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa)
Bitter Gourd (Momordica charantia)
Black seed (Nigella sativa)
Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum)
Phyllanthus amarus
Sucupira (Pterodon pubescens Benth)
Common Madder (Rubia cordifolia)
Sage (Salvia officinalis)
Wild Lettuce (Lactuca virosa)
White Willow (Salix alba)
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)
Lady’s Slipper (Cypripedium reginae)
Chamomile (Chamaemelum)
Indian paintbrush (Castilleja miniata)

Tablets/capsules. Any of the above herbs.

Children: Cayenne pepper (Capsicum) sometimes successful.

Topical – Poultice: Chamomile, Hops, Linseed or Bran. Acute cases (cold), chronic cases (hot). Grated or bruised Horseradish root. Evening Primrose oil. Hot Cider vinegar, Tincture Arnica.

Aromatherapy: 2 drops each – Juniper, Lavender, Chamomile to 2 teaspoons vegetable oil. Light massage.

Diet: Calcium-rich foods.

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