Inflammation of your one or more joints is termed as Arthritis resulting into intense joint pain and immobility in severe conditions. A few decades ago Arthritis was common health issue especially amongst senior citizens but nowadays it can be found in adults. There are two types of it, Osteo and Rheumatoid arthritis, both affects joints in different ways having different symptoms. There are a couple of natural remedies for joint pain and arthritis which manages the symptoms and relieves pain.
1 Peppermint & Eucalyptus Oil:
Peppermint and Eucalyptus Oil possess pain relieving or analgesic properties. They also create cooling sensation that helps to relieve joint pain. Ultimately they do not cure arthritis but helps to get rid of symptoms effectively.
1. Take 5-10 drops of Peppermint oil and Eucalyptus oil and blend it together
2. Take 1-2 tablespoons of carrier oil (olive, almond, grape seed, etc.)
3. Mix the blended mixture with carrier oil
4. Apply this to painful joints and rub carefully.
2 Turmeric and Ginger Tea:
Turmeric and ginger are well known natural remedies recognized to cure various health conditions. The strong anti-inflammatory property makes it strong contender which helps to cure arthritis naturally. In addition to anti-inflammatory activity, they are powerful anti-oxidants. Research studies have proved that it helps to reduce the level of 2 enzymes responsible for inflammation.
How to Make Tea?
2 cups of water, 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric, Honey to taste
1. Take 2 cups of water to boil
2. Add ½ teaspoon of ground ginger and turmeric
3. Reduce to simmer
4. Let it cool down for 10-15 minutes.
5. Strain it and add honey to taste.
6. Take it twice daily.
Magnesium plays very important role in relaxing muscles and nerve endings relieve stiffness and relieving pain. Daily our body needs it in 300 different biochemical processes. The research published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that people who took high magnesium diet had higher bone density and overall stronger bone. So it’s good to have it inadequate amount especially if you suffer from Arthritis. There are various sources to get it as we cannot produce magnesium. Green leafy vegetables such as spinach, nuts or beans are best natural sources of it.
4 Extra Virgin Olive Oil:
Lubricate your painful joints with extra virgin olive oil to relieve arthritis pain. Olive oil majorly contains a compound named “oleocanthal”. It restricts the production of inflammatory enzymes such as COX-1 and COX-2. However oleocanthal is very sensitive to heat, so you should use it as cold-pressed. Even you take it orally to get the maximum benefits but it is dense in calorie so consider to cut down other fats, if you take it orally.
5 Dandelion Leaves:
The good availability of linoleic and linoleic acid in dandelion leaves claims to have a potential anti-inflammatory effect. Linoleic is an essential fatty acid essential to produce prostaglandin which helps to regulate our immune response and suppresses inflammation. This immune regulating property makes dandelion a great natural remedy for rheumatoid arthritis.
In order to get relief from joint pain or arthritis, you can use these remedies, it works fantastic if you use them wisely.
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