Home Remedies for Arthritis Pains

Movement of the joint becomes extremely painful. The most severe case of arthritis is RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS. Factors relating to it are fatigue, shock, injury, and exposure to cold and dampness. Weak digestion, constipation, overeating and very little physical activity are the symptoms that can develop in a patient of arthritis. Here are a few home remedies you can try to feel the pains gradually fade away.

  • Learn self-control and how to avoid emotional upsets and see your arthritis pains lessen considerably.
  • Gently exercise the afflicted joints in tub full of hot water.
  • Try eliminating sugar, white flour, macaroni, pie, cake, and sweet drinks from your diet.
  • Add one tablespoon cod liver oil to the juice of one orange, whip and drink before retiring.
  • Rub the aching joints with hot vinegar before going to bed.
  • Two teaspoons apple cider vinegar and 2 teaspoons of honey dissolved in a small glass of warm water taken once or twice a day brings relief.
  • Apply cool sandalwood paste on the painful joint.
  • One raw clove of garlic every day is very beneficial. This clove can be fried in ghee (clarified butter) or castor oil.
  • Guggulu (a herb) is very helpful in curing arthritis. If available, eat half a teaspoon twice a day after meals with warm water.
  • Paste of 1 teaspoon red chilies and fresh ginger mixed in half a cup of sesame oil and strain it. Gently rub this oil on the affected joints.
  • Camphor, wintergreen and cinnamon oils are also beneficial for external application. ¬†Gently massage the painful joints with warm olive oil.
  • Consume saunf after meals it relieves you from constipation, it is necessary before beginning any treatment for arthritis.
  • Go in for regular steam baths and body massages. Have a bath in the sea or in hot water springs if you can.
  • Avoid cold water baths or treatments. Add Epsom salt to your bath water to reduce inflammation and stiffness of joints.
  • Keep your body warm at all times.
  • Consuming 1-2 tsp of fresh or dried ginger powder may reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Cleanse the tissues around the joints by massaging with oils of juniper, cypress and lemon. Massaging with lavender, rosemary and chamomile can reduce pain and inflammation.
  • Consume extra supplements of calcium, zinc or Vitamin C, eat a few walnuts or a fresh coconut on an empty stomach.
  • Drink some radish juice and sugar as therapeutic measure.
  • Vitamins C and E, magnesium, 8-6, and niacin can help with stiffness.
  • Spread warm mustard oil on a madar leaf and apply to the sore joint for a few hours.
  • Two parts of olive oil in one part of kerosene and rubbed on the joints makes for good treatment.
  • For severe pains in joints warm up the affected area with hot towel and then rub the juice of garlic very slowly.

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