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6 Natural Remedies For Arthritis

Arthritis

Arthritis is a chronic disorder that has affected adults and even children across the globe. Without getting into much complexity it simply means inflammation in one or more joints. It commonly affects the musculoskeletal system explicitly the joints where two bones meet. Arthritis is not a single disease but have more than 100 different types. It may alter from mild to severe depending upon a person’s age. The common symptoms often noticed are swelling, redness, stiffness and decrease motion of your joints. But if left untreated it may cause joint deformity. Apart from medications and surgery one can also look for natural anti-inflammatory measures which may effectively help in treating the chronic joint disorder. Natural remedies have been able to suppress diseases in miraculous ways. Listed below are some natural methods which have been able to curb arthritis pain to a great extent.

Physical Therapy

It is imperative that arthritis patients should be doing physical exercise on daily basis. Physical exercises may seem counterintuitive but it is very effective in easing the pain occurred in joints of knees and hands. There are numerous exercises which have helped to strengthen the muscles around the affected joint. But before starting any exercise consult a physiotherapist as to know which exercise may soothe you in a better way.

Physical Therapy

Consuming Ginger

Ginger is considered to be very effective in controlling inflammation and swelling occurred due to arthritis.  For soothing and instantaneous relief try and consume at least 30-50 grams of raw ginger. The anti- inflammatory contents will help to reduce the tenderness and stiffness to a great extent. If one cannot have raw ginger than try and consume it by preparing Ginger Tea.

Ginger

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider Vinegar is very useful in reliving joint pains. The alkalizing property helps in eliminating the toxins build up in joints and connective tissues. There are various techniques for consuming Apple Cider Vinegar. One can mix one teaspoon of Apple Cider Vinegar in a glass of warm water and consume it on daily basis. This will show slow but steady improvement in reducing the rigidity and stiffness occurred due to arthritis. Another is by forming a paste and applying it over the joints. One can warm Apple Cider vinegar and add some amount of Cayenne Pepper to this paste. Apply it for 15 minutes and rinse it with cold water. It will reduce soreness and inflammation within few hours.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Aromatherapy

Another good way to get rid of arthritis pain is messaging the area with effective and various essential oils. Aromatherapy works beautifully on the pain. The oil works naturally stimulating the circulation of blood flow. Roman chamomile, black pepper, Helichyrsum and German chamomile is often mixed with eucalyptus oil and can be rubbed on the joint with pain. After application of these oils cover the area with a plastic wrap and apply warm towels. Leave it for an hour and then rinse. Repeat this procedure daily before going to bed for best results.

Aromatherapy

Acupuncture

Another natural way of curing arthritis is through inserting stainless needles in the patient for reduce their pain. This method is commonly known as Acupuncture. Many patient have successful adopted this ancient method as it has suited them in best way. This method have been able stimulate the nervous system and works as natural pain-fighting endorphins. But one should consult a doctor or a physician before getting into this medication.

Acupuncture

Epsom Salt

Epsom salt helps in regulating the ph level of the body. It is very essential to maintain balance of ph level because inflammatory diseases such as arthritis are caused due to high level of acidity in the body. One can mix 2 teaspoon of Epsom salt in their bathing water and soak the affected area in this water for some time. It will help in easing the pain.  Another good way is mixing of the Epsom salt with fresh juice in equal amounts in warm water cup. Consuming this mixture will help the patient to relieve from joint pain.

Epsom Salt