Arthritis means inflammation of a joint. There are over a hundred different forms of arthritis which can be subdivided into the following three major categories: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, and Gout. However, they all have the following common symptoms at the joint: redness, stiffness, swelling, and pain. These simple cures might just help relieve you from the pain of arthritis.
Arthritis can affect both women and men of almost all age groups and of all races. However, women are three times more vulnerable to arthritis than men. About 80 percent of patients of Rheumatoid Arthritis are between the ages of 35 and 50 but 65 to 85 percent of patients with Osteoarthritis are over the age of 65.
- Two teaspoons of lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey mixed in a cup of warm water taken twice a day are good for curing arthritis.
- Two teaspoons of juice of fresh leaves of white goose-feet, drink every day on an empty stomach for 2-3 months.
- Half a teaspoon of turmeric powder with warm water helps cure arthritis.
- Taking alfalfa tea twice a day makes a good cure.
- Two teaspoons apple cider vinegar and 2 teaspoons of honey dissolved in a small glass of warm water taken once or twice a day brings aid.
- Rub the aching joints with hot vinegar to get some relief from pain.
- Two parts pure olive oil and one part kerosene makes a brilliant emolument to bathe troubled joints. It is an effective home remedy for arthritis.
- Add one tablespoon cod liver oil to the juice of one orange, whip and drink before sleeping.
- Apply a cooling substance, such as sandalwood powder paste to the affected part. Make the paste by taking some sandalwood powder and adding sufficient water to make a paste. Rub it gently onto the joint. It is also a good remedy for arthritis.
- One raw clove of garlic every day is very beneficial. This clove can be fried in ghee (clarified butter) or castor oil.
- Guggulu is very helpful in curing arthritis. Eat half a teaspoon twice a day after meals with warm water. ·
- Exercise the afflicted joints in tub full of hot water.
- Drink Carrot juice, Cucumber juice, cooked vegetables, vegetable soups, Coconut water for healthy body & massage daily to cure arthritis.
- On an empty stomach eat 2-3 walnut or some coconut.
- Avoid mental tensions like stress, depression, grief etc.
- Lose weight and get close to your ideal weight. If you weigh less, there is less weight on your joints, and less pain.