Topical Pain Relief: What Is It + How Does It Work?

Updated: Jan 18

Relief for sore, aching muscles and painful joints


Raw Healings Holistic Medicine Practitioners

Incorporate Complementary and alternative medicine as old

as time itself into your holistic self-care. Early practitioners used

what was available to them– plants and herbs with medicinal qualities

for skin and digestive issues hot springs and natural whirlpools for aching

joints and muscles, and human touch to draw out fever or improve circulation.


Many of these practices are very helpful, and a growing number of physicians are comfortable recommending alternative health approaches to their patients as a complement to traditional care. Curious about the different types of alternatives

medicine and therapies that are available and how they’re used? Our post will

provide the information you need to start a conversation with your own doctor

about adding complementary therapy to your healthcare regimen. Always check

with your doctor before taking any type of supplement or beginning a new treatment.


Healing Touch


The most commonly prescribed forms of alternative medicine involve some

form of touch or manual manipulation of a body part. Massage therapy, massage

pain relief butters and plant median (Edible's CBD

oils, CBD butters), chiropractic care and osteopathic medicine are complementary therapies that are most frequently prescribed by physicians. Massage therapy may promote relaxation and loosen tight muscles, especially in the neck and shoulders, to help with headaches and other pain- full conditions. Chiropractic and osteopathic medicine use manipulation of a specific body part to promote flexibility, strength, and healing. In addition to receiving treatment, chiropractic patients typically learn to do exercises, can be introduced to canna-gels, CBD-creams, lotions and CBD edible's all at raw healings our products will aid in your

bodies healing.



Eating to Live vs. Living to Eat

It’s common knowledge that the American diet has deteriorated over

time, moving from the building blocks of nutrition like proteins, vegetables,

fruit, and grains to more fatty, salty, and sugary foods and snacks. The

majority of Americans are eating too much of the wrong things, over

doing it on calories while lacking in vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.


Most professionals we spoke with, will go with the same re-

commendation (drum roll please) changes to meals and not promote

better health with herbs C.B.D or other natural supplements. Of course,

there are some foods and beverages that have been shown to provide health

benefits? (maybe) Peppermint our favorite to recommended for digestive issues.

Turmeric should always be in your meal diet as an anti-inflammatory, and its

preventive health benefits, drinking green tea with C.B.D products has proven

to relief numerous medical conditions, such as epilepsy, anxiety, inflammation,

insomnia, and pain. depending on what ails you.


If you take prescription medication, you’ll need to be even more careful about

mixing your meds with any type of herbs, supplement or natural remedy, no matter

how tempting it may be to get the pain relief it promises. (Note from Raw Healings)


CBD has no psychoactive properties and will not give you a “high”. There is

no evidence it has any abuse or dependence potential and to date, there is

no evidence that it is associated with any serious side effects, according to the

World Health Organization.


Are you experiencing stiff back pain and stiffness in other joints and muscles?

Is your stiffness worse in the morning? Are you having Specific tender points in

your back muscles? and Intermittent muscle spasms? If so, try Raw Healings

topical body butters and lotion pain relievers include an all-natural line up of

non-steroidal C.B.D and anti-inflammatory with a solid dollop of wintergreen. Giving

your body relief from pain and inflammation, when applied to the skin. Raw Healings

holistic jars of body butters, Oils, lotions, unsalted edible canna butter, and vegan,

canna coconut oil, go straight to your tough pain.




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