Home Remedies for Arthritis
Yucca has long been used to reduce arthritic pain.
Potato juice arthritis treatment
traditional method of preparing potato juice is to
cut a medium-sized potato into thin slices,
without peeling the skin, and place the slices
overnight in a large glass filled with cold water.
The water should be drunk in the morning on an
empty stomach. Fresh juice can also be extracted
from potatoes. A medium-sized potato should be
diluted with a cup of water and drunk first thing
in the morning.
juices arthritis treatment
One cup of green juice, extracted from
any green leafy vegetable, mixed in equal
proportions with carrot, celery, and red beet
juices is good for arthritis. The alkaline action
of raw juices dissolves the accumulation of
deposits around the joints and in other tissues. A
cup of fresh pineapple juice is also valuable, as
the enzyme bromelain in fresh pineapple juice
reduces swelling and inflammation in
osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Sesame seeds arthritis treatment
teaspoon of black sesame seeds, soaked in a
quarter cup of water and kept overnight, has been
found to be effective in preventing frequent joint
pains. The water in which the seeds are soaked
should also be taken along with the seeds first
thing in the morning.
Copper arthritis treatment
water kept overnight in a copper container
accumulates traces of copper, which is said to
strengthen the muscular system. A copper ring or
bracelet is worn for the same reason.
Calcium arthritis treatment
have shown that calcium can help arthritis.
Several patients have discovered that joint pains
have either been relieved or have disappeared
entirely after taking calcium. This mineral should
be taken in the form of calcium lactate. Two
teaspoons of calcium lactate, each teaspoon
providing 400 mg of absorbable calcium, may be
taken three times daily in water, before meals for
at least four months.
Garlic arthritis treatment
another effective remedy for arthritis. It
contains an anti-inflammatory property which
accounts for its effectiveness in the treatment of
this disease. Garlic may be taken raw or cooked
according to individual preference.
Bananas arthritis treatment
being a rich source of vitamin B6, have proved
useful in the treatment of arthritis. A diet of
only bananas for three or four days is advised in
treating this condition. The patient may eat eight
or nine bananas daily during this period and
Lime arthritis treatment
also been found beneficial as a home remedy for
arthritis. The citric acid found in lime is a
solvent of uric acid which is the primary cause of
some types of arthritis. The juice of one lime,
diluted with water, may be taken once a day,
preferably first thing in the morning.
Alfalfa arthritis treatment
made from the herb alfalfa, especially from its
seeds, has shown beneficial results in the
treatment of arthritis. One teaspoon of alfalfa
seeds may be added to one cup of water. Three to
four cups of this tea should be taken daily by
arthritics for at least two weeks.
soup arthritis treatment
Another home remedy found useful in
relieving pains in the joints is the use of green
gram soup. This soup should be prepared by mixing
a tablespoon of green gram in a cup of water, with
two crushed garlic cloves. It should be taken
twice a day.
Castor oil arthritis treatment
Treatment with castor oil has been found
beneficial in arthritis. The procedure, as
prescribed by a Spanish doctor, is to boil two
tablespoons of castor oil over a stove burner. The
oil should then be poured into a glass of fresh
orange juice and taken before breakfast daily till
the disease is cured. It was advised to patients
to take it for three weeks, wait for another three
weeks and then repeat it again for another three
weeks. It is, however, essential that the patient
must take an alkaline diet while adopting this
mode of treatment otherwise the value of the
treatment will be lost.
Arthritis treatment using Coconut or Mustard
Warm coconut oil or mustard oil, mixed
with two or three pieces of camphor should be
massaged on stiff and aching joints. It will
increase blood supply, and reduce inflammation and
stiffness with the gentle warmth produced while
massaging. Camphorated oil is an ancient
rubefacient used for the purpose.
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