Herbal Remedies For Rheumatoid Arthritis: Common Herbs For Arthritis Inflammation
Arthritis affects the joints and tissues around the joints. It is common among the elderly especially from age 60 and above, that is why many people are eager to find out the most effective natural remedies for arthritis they can easily try at home. If you have arthritis or someone close to you, this post will be resourceful to you.
On this post, Natural Remedy Lab looks at the most effective Natural Remedies for Arthritis in Nigeria.
You can also learn more about arthritis from our previous post: Facts about Arthritis in Nigeria.
Symptoms of Arthritis
Watch out for the following signs of arthritis then we further look at the Natural Remedies for Arthritis in Nigeria:
Constant pain in the joint
Swelling &/or stiffness of the joints
How To Prevent Arthritis Naturally
- Avoid lifestyles that encourage obesity
- Avoid putting stress on the joints especially those who carry heavy loads or jobs that requires stiffness of the body for long period.
- Avoid foods or medications that may trigger inflammation around the joints.
In addition to medications and dietary measures as Natural Remedies for Arthritis, Natural Remedy Lab suggests that arthritis patients should try exercise that will ensure the body as well as the joints are not put under stress e.g. swimming.
Moreover, massaging of the body & joints is highly beneficial; this will reduce pain and stiffness in the joints.
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What Can You Do To Relieve Arthritis Pain
Common Herbs For Arthritis Pain in Nigeria
Here is Natural Remedy Lab’s most effective Natural Remedies for Arthritis in Nigeria
Soap Therapy: Natural Remedies for Arthritis:
Xylopia aethiopica (Fresh Ethiopian pepper)
Vernonia amygdalina (Bitter leaf)
Blend sizeable quantity of leaves together to form a paste.
Mix paste with soap preferably black soap.
Use to rub affected parts and bath as well.
Ginger Turmeric Therapy: Natural Remedies for Arthritis:
Zingiber officinale (Ginger)
Curcuma longa (Turmeric)
Dosage: Medium glass cup twice daily
Add little ginger and turmeric powder to your green tea and drink morning and night.
Stinging Nettle Therapy: Natural Remedies for Arthritis:
Recipe: Stinging Nettle
Dosage: 1 tablespoon 3 times daily
Squeeze out the juice from freshly cleaned leaves and drink.
Grind the leaves and apply on the affected body part.
Shea Butter Therapy: Natural Remedies for Arthritis:
Recipe: Shea Butter
Rub and massage the affected part regularly to suppress the pain.
Oil Therapy: Natural Remedies for Arthritis in Nigeria
Recipe: Olive oil
Gently rub olive oil on the affected body part. You can as well substitute olive oil as your cooking oil.
Hot & Cold Therapy: Natural Remedies for Arthritis
Take bath with warm water very morning
You can allow the warm water to stay for a long period by placing yourself in the water
Apply iced pack in a towel on the body to relive joint pain, swelling and inflammation.
ACV Baking Soda Therapy: Natural Remedies for Arthritis:
Apple Cider Vinegar (2 teaspoon)
Baking Soda (1/4 teaspoon)
Honey (1 tablespoon)
Dosage: A glass cup twice daily
Dilute all items in a glass of potable water and drink
Note: In order to recover on time from arthritis, you need to watch your diet.
Arthritis patients need more of calcium and iron.
Calcium can be gotten from skimmed milk, soya and fish preferably when eaten completely with bone.
Iron on the other hand can be gotten from beef, legumes, liver, rice and tomato. Remember, you need to combine vitamin C with Iron for your body to effectively utilize iron.
Vitamin C and carotene however, can be gotten from orange, grapefruit and pineapple.
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