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Arthritis, one of the most common joint disorder problems that affect the lives of millions of people around the world requires proper and personalised IVD treatment in order to get relief. However, there are many simple things that you can do at home to get relief from the stiffness and inflammation that will get you going throughout the day without any obstacle. Ayurveda recommends many home remedies for knee pain, as well as over remedies for arthritis that have been around for ages and, therefore equally effective in terms of results.
A common kitchen herb, Ginger is known for its exceptional pain relieving properties. Application of Ginger is also very simple. You can either make a cup of ginger tea and drink 3 to 4 times a day. Or, another simple way of getting the benefits of Ginger in your life is by making a paste of the herb, and apply on the affected area. To get better benefits, you can wrap the area with soft cotton cloth and keep it like that overnight. Ginger is also available as essential oil. To use this product, take a little ginger oil on your palms, mix it well, and apply gently on the affected area taking care not to apply too much pressure. Ginger has been recommended as one of the most popular home remedies for arthritis and knee pain since ages. You might like to keep in mind that ginger oil may be allergic to some people, under some circumstances. To avoid any untoward result, take a tiny bit of the oil and apply it on the back of your hand to check for skin rashes or redness. If nothing happens, you can safely include Ginger in your health regimen.
Shallaki (Boswelia serrata)
Another very popular herb that is often recommended for relief in joint and muscular pain, is Shallaki. In the West, it is also known as Boswelia serrata. You can find this herb in any common herbal supply store in your neighbourhood, or you can order it online from a herbal stockist. Application is also easy, and there are many ways to do it. This herb is available in the form of essential oil as well as powder. Experts have recommended the use of this herb as a natural and herbal alternatives to chemical-based painkillers. Even apply the essential oil in a similar fashion described above, you can soak a small piece of cotton with the oil and tap lightly over the affected area. You can use the powder to make a tea like concoction. For proper direction and dosage, speak with an Ayurveda doctor.
Arthritis being a worldwide problem, people in every region have come up with your own easy-to-use home remedies. And, Eucalyptus oil has been quite common in the West. Nowadays, the oil of Eucalyptus is easily available online as well as at herbal stores. The aroma of Eucalyptus oil is very soothing not just to the senses, as well as to the nervous system which has an additional benefit of providing pain relief besides topical application. The way to apply Eucalyptus oil is similar as described above. You can either use a piece of cotton ball and gently tap on the affected area, or apply with your hands.
A natural and herbal remedy that has been recommended for ages by ayurveda doctors is cumin. There are many ways to use this herb, or kitchen spice, depending on which part of the world you live in! In Asiatic cuisine, cumin is very popular as a kitchen herb and is used in almost every dish for every meal. Several benefits of the herb has been described in ayurveda as well, therefore if you have never used this kitchen spice in your meals before, it's time you started. Meanwhile, you can get the benefit of cumin by preparing a simple tea. To do that, take half a teaspoon of the herb, preferably dried and lightly roasted, and boil it in 2 cups of water. Continue to boil until the water reduces to half, then strain and add a little honey according to your taste and consume 2 to 3 times a day. If the taste is palatable, you can also replace or substitute your caffeine-based beverages with this Ayurvedic tea.
When to consult a doctor?
Home remedies for knee pain, and for arthritis can give you only so much relief and nothing beyond. This is because home remedies are meant to be general relief recipes and not personalised treatment formulas that you actually need in order to get relief from your joint disorder problems.
"Begin using these home remedies, and keep on observing the progress in your condition. If you experience relief within a couple of days, then these remedies are just what you need. Otherwise, do not delay or ignore your problem and consult an expert immediately.
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