Home Remedies for Arthritis
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Arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammatory chronic disorder which affects your joints and other body parts. Patient with arthritis disease faces pain in joints, find difficulties in movements. arthritis causes joint inflammations, weak immune system, and there is also swelling in joints and other body parts. arthritis damages body tissues, affects joint’s shape and its movement, and results in joint pain. Patient suffering from arthritis disease needs emotional help and proper care. In ayurveda arthritis in included in vata roga i.e. this is a disease caused by the aggravation of vata dosha.

There are various types of arthritis like vata rakta (gout), juvenile arthritis,sandhi gata vata (osteoarthritis), ama vata (rheumatoid arthritis).

Rheumatoid arthritis or the ama vata as per ayurveda, badly impacts wrists, toes, knees joints. Fever, loss of appetite are some of the common symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, if not treated timely it may damage eyes, lungs, heart, and other body parts.

  1. Causes for Arthritis
  2. Diet for Arthritis
  3. Symptoms for Arthritis
  4. Home Remedies for Arthritis

Arthritis Causes

  • Hereditary and genetics of the sufferer can be the cause of arthritis.
  • Skin infections and bacterial infections.
  • Obesity.
  • Physical stress on joints and other damages on joints.
  • Aging and hormonal changes in the body.
  • Old physical damage caused due to accident or fracture, etc., can be the cause of arthritis.
  • Ecological factor may be the cause of arthritis.
  • Metabolic and nervous tissue problems.

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Arthritis Diet

Food rich in proteins, minerals, vitamins are good for arthritis patients.

Take fibrous fruits, green vegetables, sprouts, and raw vegetable juices.

Ginger juice is also very beneficial in arthritis treatments.

Drink water in copper glasses is good for curing arthritis.

Avoid junk foods.

Raw potato juice provides an effective arthritis treatment.

Good balance between work and rest is necessary, so take proper rest.

Maintain a healthy physical environment that let arthritis patients feel comfortable and happy. It has positive affects in arthritis treatments.

Fish contains omega-3 fatty acids which is an effective diet for arthritis patients.

There are different surgical treatments available for arthritis treatments such surgeries can carry reconstruction of the affected tendons, replacement of the damaged joints by artificial joints, etc.

Living a stress-free and happy life will make the treatment easy and successful so take the life challenges happily. Diseases have its treatment stay stress free, cool, and face the health challenges boldly.

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Arthritis Symptoms

  • Continuous joint pains which create troubles in physical movements like walking, cycling.
  • Swelling and stiffness in arthritis-affected area.
  • Redness in the arthritis-affected area.
  • Long fever.
  • Popping joints.
  • Inflammation on affected area.

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Treatment for Arthritis

There are various treatments available for arthritis, like surgical, pharmaceutical, various therapy, ayurvedic, and different home remedies.

Acupressure relieves joint pains and is very helpful in arthritis treatments. Different therapy like aromatherapy, steam therapy produces effective results on arthritis treatment. It is better to go for natural home remedies as they are effective with no side effects.

Home remedies for Arthritis

Rose-hip provides a good herbal remedy for treating arthritis, as it relives pain and strengthens the body tissues, ligaments, etc.

Applying garlic paste in the affected area or eating two to three garlic slices relieves joint pains and makes the bone strong. This is one of the useful home remedies for arthritis.

In taking raw potatoes juice benefits the arthritis sufferers.

Some home-based natural drinks that can cure arthritis are:

Mix one teaspoon honey and two teaspoon of lemon juice in warm water and drink it every morning. This is one of the best home remedies for arthritis.

Drink cucumber and carrot juice.

Drink chenopodium album (bathua) leaves juices.

Drink warm water containing one teaspoon of turmeric every day. This relieves arthritis pain.

Alfalfa tea is also very beneficial.

Another good home remedy for arthritis is to rub sandalwood paste or hot vinegar on affected area.

Eat coconut and walnut for strengthening bones.

Mix two teaspoon of honey and two teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in warm water and drink this mixture each day in the morning. This is one of the important home remedies for arthritis.

Natural Herbs for Arthritis Pain Relief

  • Herbs are very effective in arthritis treatment; they are safe and are beneficial in treating various diseases like asthma, arthritis, etc.
  • Boswellia serrata (shallaki) improves blood circulation and relieves pain and swelling.
  • Epsom salt warm water bath relieves joint pains, strengthen bones, and improves blood circulations.
  • There are several herbal oils which are quite effective for the treatment of arthritis and in arthritis pain relief.


Yoga and different exercises benefits arthritis patients

Regularly doing yoga improves your external as well as internal system. It gives you relief from arthritis pains, back pain, asthma, etc. Performing different yogic postures, exercises, stretches warms your muscle and relives pains.

Yogic exercises are beneficial for all age group, body types. arthritis-affected area will gain its strength back. By performing yogic exercises. Exercises strengthens joint bones and various muscles, it makes immune system strong (which is very helpful in arthritis cure), reduces inflammation, and has various other benefits. There are number of yoga classes where you can avail these benefits.

By regular exercises rheumatoid patients gets their body flexibility back, and there is a reduce stiffness on knee-joints.

Exercises help arthritis patients in maintaining good body weight. Light body weight reduces pressure on joints.

All this help arthritis patients in gaining self-esteem and it relieves pain and inflammation.

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I have swelling and pain in my wrists ,ankles and elbows.
An ayurvedic doctor has confirmed that it is heumatoid arthritis and
since it is the beginning, ayurvedic medicines will be able to completely cure it. Do you agree?
#1 - Shalaka - 04/16/2008 - 05:16
My Mom takes Alfalfa for muscle and joint pain relief and she does get relief from it. It's a very nice herbal healer!
#2 - Eva - 07/18/2011 - 17:17
I have Degnitive Disc diease in my lower back any suggestions to give my back pain any relief. Thanks
#3 - julie - 09/04/2011 - 17:46
Hi Eva - please advice on which form of alfalfa has been taken by your mom
#4 - sridevi - 01/15/2012 - 09:36
what is alfalfa tea, from where we can get, how to take, and for how many days. Kindly advise.
#5 - madhu sharma - 01/23/2012 - 11:32
My husband is having severe pain on both the legs.MIR shows spondlysis problem (gap in backbone) and nerves are bent
#6 - sweta - 10/29/2012 - 03:26
Dr.Ortho is especially useful in all types of joints pain, swelling, low back pain, shoulder pain, and even in sciatica. (Pain/sprain in a nerve of the legs, making it difficult to walk).Joints Injury, Joint sprain and Arthritis. Dr.Ortho relieves all these pains.
#7 - Taran Thakur - 03/27/2014 - 05:32
When the temperature of the atmosphere falls, the blood vessels that carry blood to the joints constrict, because of this fall in the temperature of the blood also will be reduced in that part and this will stiffen the nerves thus causing joint pain.
#8 - Woel Lee - 04/08/2014 - 07:08
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