How Can I Relieve Shoulder Pain Quickly?

Shoulder pain is a common joint problem that can affect anyone and it may involve the cartilage, ligaments, muscles, nerves or tendons. Such lesions may cause pain, swelling and immobility.

Anyhow, the absence of a proper treatment may cause chronic swelling and inflammation, that’s why you should take measures from the first symptoms. Fortunately, there are some soothing remedies you can easily prepare at home and it will ease the pain from the first application.

So, by combining these two natural remedies you will be able to manage the pain felt in the shoulder.

Rosemary for rheumatoid arthritis shoulder pain


  • ½ cup of rosemary leaves
  • 1 tablespoon of clove oil
  • 1 cup of vegetable oil


  • Bandage
  • Cotton balls

Method of preparation:

  • Put the ingredients to boil in a saucepan for 5 minutes.
  • Take the pot off the fire and let it cool a bit.
  • Soak the cotton balls into this rosemary infusion and apply them over the painful shoulder then wrap them with the bandage.
  • Leave the remedy to act overnight.

In the morning, apply this homemade mint cream:


  • 1 cup of Hamamelis
  • 4 tablespoons of lanolin
  • 6 tablespoons of menthol

Method of preparation:

  • Heat all the ingredients in Bain-Marie until you get a thick paste.
  • Take the mixture off the fire and let it cool.
  • Once cooled, pour the liquid in small containers and use the cream to massage the painful area.
  • Let it act throughout the day.

But, alongside with these homemade remedies, you could try performing a set of low-impact stretches that will help you in relieving that shoulder pain:

Important! If the pain lasts for more than 1 week, you should see a physician for further treatment.

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