Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Home Remedies For Arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints and is a chronic disease. There are over 100 types but 
most common are two types.

1. Osteoarthritis : which is a degenerative disease occurring in old age.
2. Rheumatoid : which is very serious as it effects the joints of fingers,knees,wrists,hips 
and also muscles.

In addition to pain, some common symptoms are swelling and redness around the joint, limited 
movement in the affected body parts, and stiffness.Arthritis can vary from mild to severe cases.

Here we list top home remedies for Arthritis

* Apple Cider Vinegar helps in relieving joint pain as it contains minerals such as calcium, magnesium, 
potassium, phosphorous. Add one teaspoon of each apple cider vinegar and honey in a warm cup of 
water and drink it daily in the morning.

* Mix 10 grams of dry ginger powder with 15 ml of castor oil and apply on the joint for relief from joint pains.

* Turmeric is very effective for arthritis, especially for Rheumatoid Arthritis. The curcumin in the 
turmeric helps to reduce the inflammation. Drink a glass of milk mixed with one tablespoon
of turmeric powder before going to bed.

* A teaspoon of black sesame seeds soaked in a quarter cup of water at night and taken early
next morning. It prevents frequent joint pain.

* Drinking water kept in a copper container overnight accumulates traces of copper which strengthens 
the muscular system.

* Massage the affected parts with eucalyptus oil.

* Epsom salt reduces the pH levels in the body as it contains a good source of magnesium. 
Mix Epsom salt and fresh lemon juice in equal amounts to half a cup of warm water. 
Swallow one teaspoon of the mixture twice daily, one in the morning and one at night.

* The omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil have an anti-inflammatory effect in the body and can 
help reduce pain. Consume one or two teaspoons of fish oil daily. Include foods like 
cold-water fish, flax seeds in your daily diet.

* Take plenty of vitamin C because the antioxidant in it prevents the breakdown of bones 
by destroying the free radicals. Include lemons, oranges and other citrus fruits in your diet.


Do plenty of physical exercise to keep the joints mobile
Maintain a normal weight.
Walk over different kinds of terrain to prevent stress on the same joints every day.

Source: Natural health US