Arthritis occurs when the articular cartilage wears out. When this happens, the bones rub against each other. Yes, it’s as painful as it sounds. The term arthritis (from the Greek arthon: articulation, and from the Latin ite: inflammation) refers to more than a hundred different conditions that are characterized by pain in the joints, ligaments, tendons, bones or other elements of the musculosketic system.
Fortunately there are some natural remedies for arthritis pain that can help reduce the painful symptoms of arthritis.
1. Castor oil has many benefits and healing powers on our health
Ricinoleic acid, found in castor oil, has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can relieve pain caused by arthritis. To reduce pain, massage the painful area with castor oil (small doses) twice daily. Castor oil can be toxic, use in small doses. Alternatively, you can boil water with two teaspoons of castor oil and add the mixture to freshly squeezed orange juice.
2. Fenugreek seeds can help you in the treatment of inflammation
Research has shown that the effects of fenugreek (anti-inflammatory and antioxidant) can reduce the pain of arthritis in a few months. Fenugreek leaves are also known as methi leaves. Put 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds in water and let stand overnight. Eat the seeds the next morning and pour the water. To feel the health benefits of fenugreek seeds, you will need to repeat it for a few months.
Turmeric is another natural remedy for reducing the pain of arthritis as it has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Add 1 teaspoon of turmeric with a little honey in a glass of hot organic milk. Drink the mixture immediately. If you do not like milk, you can do it with water. Here is the procedure: add 1 tablespoon of turmeric in 1 liter of water and boil the water for 10 minutes. Drink this liquid once it is cold. Do this process everyday.
4. Olive oil contains oleocanthal
Oleocanthal prevents the production of pro-inflammatory enzymes COX-2 and COX-1. Consuming olive oil with food may reduce the risk of contracting rheumatoid arthritis. Olive oil can also be used as massage oil. To reduce pain in the sore area (s), add a few drops of lavender oil to warm olive oil, and gently massage the targeted area. The discomfort and inflammation will be reduced considerably if the massages are performed with gentle movements and which last longer and longer.
5. Honey and Cinnamon – Both of these ingredients have healing powers
They are more effective when in powder form. Since cinnamon is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory and honey has great antiseptic properties, it is proven that both foods can help you. When you combine honey and cinnamon, you will have an extraordinary way to treat arthritis in your hands and to relax stiff muscles. Mix 1.5 teaspoon of cinnamon with 1 tablespoon of honey. It is recommended that this mixture be consumed for a few weeks in a row and in the early morning with an empty stomach to have the best benefits.