Home Remedies for Arthritis

DrSri By DrSri, 8th Mar 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Arthritis has no permanent cure-but you can certainly ease the symptoms by trying out these simple home remedies.

Treating Arthritis at Home

Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints, which results in pain, swelling, stiffness, and limited movement. Arthritis has no permanent cure-but you can certainly ease the symptoms by trying out these simple home remedies:

*BATH TREATMENT-Add 1 cup of Epsom salt or sea salt in a tub of hot water and soak your affected part for 20 minutes.

*WHEATGRASS-Drink a glass of wheatgrass juice early in the morning on empty stomach, everyday. Wheatgrass is known for its alkalizing effect on blood; and more acidic your blood is, more likely you are to suffer from arthritis.

*ALFALFA-Drinking a cup of Alfalfa tea every day is known to be very beneficial as it contains lots of mineral that have neutralizing effect on our blood, thus making it less acidic.

*RAW JUICES-Drinking raw juices of celery, beet, carrot, broccoli, etc are very useful due to their alkaline nature.

*SPICES-Eating raw garlic, raw ginger or powdered dry ginger provides a lot of relief due to their anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric and cinnamon have also shown to be beneficial in providing relief from the pain.

*FRUITS-Consumption of fruits like Bananas, papaya, grapefruits, kiwis, cranberries, cherries, blue berries, strawberries, Indian gooseberry (amla) is useful in easing the symptoms of arthritis.

*FRUIT JUICE-Drinking Pineapple juice is very effective in easing the symptoms, since pineapple contains bromelain, a mixture of proteolytic enzymes, known for their anti-inflammatory properties.

*OIL-Heat up coconut oil or mustard oil with 3-4 pieces of camphor, apply it at site of pain and massage gently to get relief from pain. One can also steam the site of pain after the massage. Application of castor oil also provides some relief.

*OTHERS-Applying paste of dry ginger or crushed raw ginger at the site of pain also helps. Consumption of Olive oil is also beneficial.


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author avatar Rathnashikamani
8th Mar 2011 (#)

Very doctoral article never to ignore !

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author avatar TNT_Brian
8th Mar 2011 (#)

great info, thanks. I'd heard some of these before but not all.

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author avatar Surendra Raj Singh
2nd Jul 2013 (#)

Useful article. We can cure Arthritis permanently by using fruits cherries,strawberries and Lemon and its juice continuously for one year.

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