5 Surprising Foods That Are Natural PainkillersWhen you feel the onset of an almighty headache, it’s easy to give in to the temptation to pop a few painkillers to immediately alleviate the pounding in your head so it doesn’t inconvenience your day, or even your mood.

However, not surprisingly, research suggests this is doing our bodies more harm than good, and that in some cases we actually have the ingredients needed to soothe inflammation and pains in our very own kitchen cupboards.

In a recent article by Body and Soul, we were surprised to learn that extra virgin olive oil has the same healing effects as ibuprofen (great for treating sore throats and pains), whereas a teaspoon of turmeric does wonders for menstrual pain.

Interested to learn the other three healing kitchen secrets? To read the full article, click here.

Do you know of any additional natural remedies floating around in your kitchen that have great healing properties too? Sharing is caring, so please do tell us below!