Dealing with any kind of pain is not a pleasant experience. But when it hurts starting from your lower back and ending with the back of your leg it sounds and feels pretty unbearable. As you may have guessed we are talking about sciatic nerve pain here. Although the severity of sciatic pain varies, it is unpleasant nevertheless. Besides, there is no actual cure and what you can and should do is mostly wait for it to pass on its own. Sounds fun, right?

Of course, we couldn’t simply stand aside and we have found that there are at least 10 home remedies that can ease your suffering and we rush to share them with you. Hopefully you will find them pretty helpful.

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#1 Turmeric

The magical abilities of this spice are overwhelming, to tell you the truth, but it is surprisingly effective when it comes to dealing with sciatic nerve pain. Just add it to a cup of hot milk and enjoy the drink while it works its way on your pain.

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#2 Acupuncture

Acupuncture is believed to be a very effective treatment, as well as pretty dangerous one. If you decide to pick this one. Make sure that the doctor you choose is the trusted one.

#3 Massage

We all know how relaxing massage is, but it rarely occurs to us that massage is perfect tool to relieve you of pain. Sciatic nerve pain is not the exception.

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#4 Compresses

Contrasting compresses are believed to be pretty effective too. Since cold helps to numb the pain and to reduce the swelling while hot ones relax your muscles and improve the circulation.

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#5 Capsaicin

Among all the medical production Capsaicin lotion is proved to be the best to take away the pain, yet you have to be careful so that there are no open wounds anywhere near you apply the cream to, to avoid any burning sensations.

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#6 Fenugreek seeds

When mixed with milk and turned into a paste, Fenugreek seeds should be applied over the affected area to relieve the pain.

#7 White Willow Bark

White Willow Bark supplements are proved to be pretty effective against sciatic nerve pain.

#8 Valerian Root

Not only Valerian Root is helpful against sciatica pain but also it helps you relax and fall asleep easily. That is why making a tea out of it is especially effective before going to bed.

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#9 Workout

There are many things that physical activity helps with and relief of sciatica pain is one of them.

#10 Spinal Manipulation

It is believed to be the most effective remedy against sciatic nerve pain, but should be referred to as a last resort if there is no one around you who actually knows how to do that.

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