To finish up the show today, we see the Natural Pain Reliever segment, where Dr. Oz shows us natural remedies for pain. He brings an audience member up to play a game of “Smack Down.” The idea is that each question she is asked will have three answers. She is supposed to “smack down” the two wrong answers and leave the correct one standing.
Natural Pain Relievers: Devil’s Claw for Back Pain
1. Back pain can be treated with what natural pain reliever?
a. Witch Hazel
b. Devil’s Claw
c. Dead Man’s Bells
She leaves Witch Hazel standing, but she’s wrong!
Doctor Oz’s Answer: Devil’s Claw. Take 200 mg up to three times a day.
Natural Pain Relievers: Willow Bark for Arthritis
2. Arthritis can be treated with this natural anti-inflammatory?
a. Oak Bark
b. Willow Bark
c. Cedar Bark
She leaves willow bark standing. She’s right!
Doctor Oz’s Answer: Willow Bark. This has been used for centuries. Take 500 mg up to twice a day.
Natural Pain Relievers: Ginkgo for Headaches
3. A great natural way to reduce headaches is?
b. St. Johns Wort
She leaves ginseng standing. She’s wrong.
Doctor Oz’s Answer: Ginkgo. Those with diabetes should avoid this supplement because