Why use drugs and painkillers with side effects? Why not opt for natural and safer?
Cinnamon for removal of pain
New studies revealed cinnamon removes pain from periods, this was seen In college ages students.
The Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research said the effect of cinnamon and ibuprofen for pain was a randomized trial, said experts of Iran for the effect of 420 mg cinnamon, 400 mg ibuprofen or placebo, divided in 3 groups, total 38 women.
Pain and intensity were monitored and the severity and duration of pain for both groups were p<0.001. 4 hours post intervention, there were no variations between placebo and cinnamon groups p>0.05. after 8 hours, the severity for cinnamon group was lower than placebo p<0.001. after many time intervals, the severity for ibuprofen group was less than cinnamon and placebo p<0.001
Pain and cinnamon – effective method
The experts said cinnamon is the best and safest method so far for PMS pains. More studies are needed to see the effect of this spice regarding menstruation.
Debate – cinnamon for pain removal
Why we think this spice beats the ibuprofen? We know the dangers of the drug that will kill 1000 from heart problems alone, so cinnamon is safer and natural. Unlike the ibuprofen, cinnamon has no damage on the heart. It also lowers pressure and blood sugar too, both vital for heart issues.
As far as PMS and bleedings a recent random double-blind trial said the severity of pain was reduced in women so this was a success.
For more info on cinnamon benefits, or other natural methods, see the following articles on greenmedinfo.com:
- Inhaling lavender oil eases menstrual pain
- Fennel – evidence based drug alternative for menstrual pain
- Thyme oil beats ibuprofen for relieving menstrual pain
- Natural interventions for dysmenorrhea