Herbal Remedies for Cramps and Adominal Pain

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Many of the same herbal remedies can be used for abdominal pain, and stomach cramps whether the cause is diarrhea, nervous stomach, indigestion, dysmenorrhea, spasms, or general stomach discomfort.

Antispasmodic herbs are used prominently in these herbal remedies to treat the cramping symptoms. They are then combined with other herbs that target related symptoms to calm nerves, reduce nausea, and ease stomach pain. Aromatherapy oils can also be used in abdominal massages to ease cramping and stomach pain. Massage neroli blended with a carrier oil into the lower abdomen to relieve menstrual cramps.

Leg cramps, or charley horses, have very different causes and treatments. The most common causes are dehydration, and lack of salt or minerals, poor circulation, and over worked muscles. Walking or stretching often works, as does massage with oils that improve circulation. Some people swear by ice packs. My personal favorite home remedy for cramps is to raid the refrigerator for a big, juicy dill pickle. Opinions vary widely on why, how or if these things work, since most foot and leg cramps will dissipate on their own after a few minutes.

Remedies for Cramps and Adominal Pain

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