Bell’s palsy is characterized by sudden weakness in the facial muscles. It is an unexpected temporary paralysis of one side of the face. The paralystic patients didn’t close their one eye or even unable to smile. Due to this attack most of the patients feel facial droop and mask like feeling in single side of the face because of muscular paralysis, pain, headache, lost of taste, drooling and even the hearing problems. This attack usually strikes to the people above the age of 40, but it can even attack to the lower age group people. Below are some natural remedies to cure this problem.
Ginger Root: Ginger is natural pain reliever, it contains large amount of anti-inflammatory properties. The patient needs to take 2 tablespoons of ginger juice, 2 tablespoon of flax-seed powder and 2 cups of water and should boil it. Let this mixture cool down and then consume this. On the other way the patient can paste the ginger and should cover the affected area for 45 minutes to get the soothing effects.
Cayenne: The cayenne increases the blood flow in the human body. The patients should make tea from the tincture of cayenne and must drink it 3 times a day to increase the blood flow. On the other way they can even rub the cayenne to the affected areas of the face to get relief.
Garlic: Garlic relieves the swelling and pain and stimulates the facial nerves by enhancing the blood circulation. Crush three cloves of garlic and mix them with one teaspoon of olive oil. The patient should take this mixture twice a day, regularly until the condition improves and heals thoroughly.
Blueberries: The patients can take a cup of frozen blueberries in a regular manner to get benefits as it can repair the myelin sheath of the facial nerves. It also contains antioxidant and immune boosting properties.
Facial Massage: The patient needs to do regular exercise like smile, eyebrow movements, whistling etc. with their face muscles to avoid paralysis. On a regular basis the patient needs to do a deep massage to the face with ginger or olive oil to get relaxation.