Many herbal preparations work as remedies for arthritis patients as these can not only relieve the manifested symptoms of arthritis but also produce effects in the whole body to root out the disease. The herbal remedies for arthritis are safe as they do not produce any side effects even if dosage becomes little bit higher. Exercises are also very helpful in alleviating symptoms of arthritis, various types of exercises and therapies can help in improving joint mobility, range of motion and promoting endurance.
Causes for many type of arthritis are not yet known but the relief from symptoms and maintaining movement of the affected parts is a part of the treatment for all types of arthritis. Herbs can control pain, reduce inflammation, improve immune system and can provide mental relaxation for combating this debilitating disease.
Ginger is a commonly found natural herb in every kitchen but it can also be an effective remedy for arthritis. The rich anti-oxidants present in ginger help the body in relieving the symptoms and also increasing the period of remission of the disease. Alfalfa is a very effective herb in relieving the symptoms of rheumatic arthritis. The tea of alfalfa seeds 2-3 times in a day is recommended for rheumatic arthritis patients as a remedy.
Vitamin C is very important to help the body in fighting arthritis, two teaspoon of lemon juice with one teaspoon of honey mixed in a warm cup of water is an effective remedy for arthritis. Another effective remedy for arthritis can be made by using egg plant and some spices easily available in the kitchen. Two egg plants first baked and then mashed and fried with two teaspoons of castor oil. While frying them add coriander, cumin seed, turmeric, garlic and salt, consumption of this preparation once in a day helps in relieving the symptoms and preventing flares of arthritis.
Non prescription cayenne cream contains capsaicin which can inhibit the signals of pain to the brain providing immediate relief from pain. This cream is suggested for use during flares of the disease when pain reduces the movement of joints. Tying warm mustard oil spread on a madar leaf also alleviates the pain and inflammation effectively.
Proper diet also works as effective remedy for arthritis, peas, oysters, wheat germ, whole grains are rich sources of zinc and one high zinc diet in a day improves immunity system. Grapefruit juice and other citrus fruit juices increase the effectiveness of vitamin C and control inflammation. Omega 3 fatty acids are also effective diet for curing arthritis. Cod liver oil as a supplement acts as good remedy for arthritis.
Ashwagandha is an excellent health tonic and is a natural pain reliever; it is helpful in almost all types of arthritis conditions. Ginseng and half teaspoon of gugglu after every meal acts as preventive remedies for arthritis as they improve over all well being. Light exercises and keeping weight in control is not only good for over all health but helps in keeping the symptoms of arthritis under control.
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