Low back pain or back pain is the most common problem that usually occurs due to a spasm or sprain in the ligament or muscle of the lower back, osteoarthritis or a pressure exerted on the nerve roots because of spinal stenosis or a herniated disc. Stones, tumors, kidney infections, endometriosis, ovarian cysts and bruises, can sometimes cause this ailment. Factors such as obesity, bad body posture, stress, pregnancy, the use of high heels, lifting heavy weight and smoking, maximize the risk of suffering from lower back pain. There are 2 types: short-term that lasts from a few days to 2 weeks, and chronic pain that can last for more than 3 weeks.People between the ages of 30 and 50 are more susceptible to developing this problem. Low back pain is accompanied by involuntary bowel losses or lack of bladder control, sweating, weakness, abdominal pain, nausea, fever and numbness in the rectal area, groin, feet and legs. The most common is that back pain appears again sometime later once you have it once. In some cases, low back pain can be treated at home. However, you should consult a doctor if the pain lasts.Oil therapy Place in a pan 4 tablespoons of mustard oil, sesame oil or coconut oil and with the flame low, fry 7-10 cloves of garlic until they become light brown. Then, strain the oil and let it cool. Massage the lower part of your back with this oil. Use this therapy regularly for 15 days or so to get effective results. Massage with hot castor oil also cures low back pain. Mix turpentine oil and hot peppermint oil to gently rub the affected area. This relieves the pain immediately.Heat therapy Place thermal pads or hot packs on your back for 18-20 minutes. You can also immerse yourself in a jacuzzi or take a hot shower. For best results, add Epsom salt to the hot tub. This will stimulate blood flow to the affected area and slow down nerve impulses, allowing for pain reduction. Note: If you are pregnant, avoid prolonged hot baths. If your body temperature stays at more than 100 ° Fahrenheit for a long time, it can cause a miscarriage or congenital defects to the baby. Therefore, you should consult a doctor before using this remedy.Cold therapy The application of cold compresses accelerates the healing process. Take some ice cubes and wrap them in a plastic bag so that you place them on the lower part of your back. Ice acts as an anesthetic and quickly relieves pain.Potato . Grate a few raw potatoes and wrap them in a thin cloth. Use it as if it were a boost on your lower back. Leave it for at least one hour.Cabbage leaves Place some cabbage leaves in boiling milk and let them boil until a gelatinous paste forms. Place the paste on a clean cloth and apply it on the affected part. This is one of the best natural remedies for low back pain.Lemon juice. Extract the juice of a lemon and add a little common salt. Mix well and drink it regularly to relieve low back pain.Milk. Milk is a good source of calcium that strengthens bones and minimizes the risk of osteoporosis and lower back pain. Add a tablespoon of honey in warm milk or water and drink it to cure the pain.Oats. Cook a little whole oatmeal and then crush it with vinegar. Apply it hot on the lower part of your back to relieve pain.Capsaicin cream Capsaicin is a compound found in chilies and has an analgesic effect. When applied topically it helps reduce several types of chronic pain, including lower back pain. Apply a capsaicin cream four times a day in the affected area. Initially, it will cause a burning or itching sensation, but then, it will relieve the pain.Yoga. Yoga postures such as the lobster posture, the pose of the corpse, the pose of the plow, the posture of the cobra and lifting the feet, are very beneficial to calm the pain.Stretching exercises.Lie on your back with your hands a little away from your body keeping your feet together. Concentrate on your lower back taking a deep breath. Turn your feet to the right side and at the same time, turn your head to the left side. Take a deep breath and hold your posture for a while. Take the initial position again. Now, Perform the same steps, but to the opposite side. Stop the exercise if you feel pain; otherwise, do it for ten minutes with each side of the body. Partial abs, hamstring stretches, and pelvic tilts are some other good exercises. You can also choose to swim. Strengthens the muscles of the back and abdomen to make them less susceptible. When you swim,Note:Avoid doing stretching exercises if the back pain is caused by spasms.Medicines for sale without medical prescription. You can use topical gels and creams like Zostrix, Bengay and Aspercreme. These products contain menthol, camphor, capsaicin, eucalyptus and salicylate that provide relief for low back pain. Analgesics such as naproxen and ibuprofen are also equally effective. Note: It is recommended to consult with a doctor or pharmacist before taking any type of medication.