The proverbial adage that an apple a day keeps the doctor away seems to fall genuinely germane to Home Remedies for Arthritis. The ‘apple’ story has a voluminous meaning in the saying ‘the school of treatment starts at home’.
The same apple rules the roost here. Two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar mixed with three teaspoons of honey and dissolved with a cup of water can steadily mitigate inflammation and pains in the joints that is called arthritis.
Home Remedies Makes for a Better Treatment
Home treatment includes any solutions made up of natural ingredients: fresh pineapple juice is an abundant source of medicinal properties for arthritis. The digestive enzyme bromelain in pineapple acts against swelling and inflammation. It also contains potassium and vitamin C arthritis. This combination when added with lime (citric acid) turns over to a well-packed remedy.
Home remedies include herbs, spices, vegetables, fruits, leaves and stems of plants, leaves, seeds, roots, barks and bulbs. The peculiarity of the remedies is that they enrich our body and act as a preventive method while gradually curing almost any diseases. It increases the immune system by building up bodily defense and systematically does a holistic balancing act.
Different Types of Arthritis
An inflammatory disorder of the joints is called Arthritis. It causes severe pain, stiffness, redness, swelling and heat and sometime loss of function of joints and retard body movements. There are tour types of arthritic disorders. Gout is one type of arthritis which causes a uncontrollable pain in the toe. It mainly happens due to uric acid crystal formation in the joins. Gout affects ankles, insteps, fingers, writs etc. The other type of arthritis is Juvenile Arthritis which is an autoimmune disease. This happens in children.
In Rheumatoid Arthritis, bone joints get affected. This is also an autoimmune disease where immune system attacks the membrane lining of joints instead the antigens invading our body. The other arthritic disorder is Osteoarthritis which generally affects the big joints such as knees and elbows apart from tendons, cartilages, sciatic region etc. This is degenerative joint ailment which degrades the joints of body.
Home Treatment—Reliable Arthritis Remedy
The Latin term, ‘ex juvantibus’ (from that which helps) has a direct diagnostic justification for home remedies. Going by the principle of the term, assessment of the root cause of arthritic disease is to be determined by observance and based on that, a probable treatment is applied. These home combinations are inexpensive but efficacious in application for different types of arthritis.
Let’s consider aspirin. Though aspirin alleviates migraine, headache and other illnesses, its side effects are many. And it cannot be taken with other medications and complex bodily conditions. Instead of popping aspirin, take 6 cherries a day and the difference is that no overdependence; therefore, no side effects. Cherry is a fruit of rich nutrition and Vitamin C.
Different Home Remedies Available for Arthritis
Potato is contains vitamins A, C and K and it is fibrous. Potato is cut into equal pieces without peeling and then put in a glass of cold water to remain for 6 – 8 hours. This solution is taken in empty stomach every morning for three weeks for arthritis and related pains to subside. Combination of green leafy juice of any vegetables and carrot juice with a concoction of celery juice and red beet juices gives adequate relief from inflammation.
Fresh carrot juice if taken alone in empty stomach benefits the ligaments and is good for skeletal structure. Carrot juice abundantly drenched in lemon acts yet another combination for arthritic disease. Taking a cup of papaya seed tea 6 or 7 times a day for two or three weeks reduces the arthritis attacks. Quarter cup of water with one teaspoonful of sesame kept overnight can be taken next morning in empty stomach to relieve joint disorders. Even pure water kept in copper container is good enough to appease the arthritis. Copper is a good source of medicinal property for arthritis.
Lime or lemon has properties to refresh immune system and mounts defensive acts against Gout attacks. The citric acid contained in lime dissolves crystallized uric acid deposits in the joints. Take two teaspoons of lemon juice with one teaspoon of honey mixed with warm water twice a day for three weeks to mitigate joint pains.
The King Garlic contains selenium and is an antioxidant. thiacremonone, a sulfer compound found in garlic, keeps inflammation and arthritic disease at bay. It can be taken either as raw cloves or dried or fried in butter. Another home treatment can be a mix of one tablespoon of green gram with two cloves of garlic. Boil them in a water to consume three days a day to ward off inflammation.
Another king-size home remedy for arthritis is alfalfa. It is a panacea of sorts due to a its large range of vitamin contents, starch contents and elements like phosphorous, sodium potassium, chlorine, silicon, magnesium, etc. Alfalfa tea is very famous and pays rich results in the arthritis treatment. One teaspoon of alfalfa seeds with one cup of water is another brilliant combination for arthritis. Juice of fresh leaves of alfalfa taken along with carrot juice makes yet again a different combination in home remedies for arthritis. When mixed so, each derives a double effect in its individual capacity and it shows in its curing efficacy.
Dietary Regime for Arthritis
Arthritic patients, while taking solutions and combinations, must take alkaline mixed diet. An ideal diet would be vegetable salads. Cooked vegetable salads can also be consumed. Banana is a huge source of alkali. Two tablespoons of castor oil boiled with a cup of water and mixed orange juice is a wonderful dietary breakfast for arthritic patients.
Massaging and Exercise
Take rest and do deep breathing. Exercising is not recommended though walking and flexible joint movement is allowed. Swimming benefits body flexibility to a great level. Gomukhasana is a practicable yogic asana which alleviates joint pains to a great extent. Gentle olive oil massaging, massage with a mixture of camphor and sunflower oil (or a mixture of coconut and mustard oil or mixture of chilly and fresh gingers with half a cup of sesame oil) are some of the externally applicable home remedies for arthritis.