Arthritis has no permanent cure-but you can certainly ease the symptoms by trying out these simple home remedies:
*BATH TREATMENT-Add 1 cup of epsom salt or sea salt in a tub of hot water and soak your affected part for 20 minutes.
*WHEATGRASS-Daily drink a glass of wheatgrass juice early in the morning on empty stomach.
*ALFA ALFA-Drink a cup of Alfa alfa tea every day.
*RAW JUICES-Drinking raw juices which are alkaline in nature like celery,beet,carrot,broccoli,etc are very useful.
*SPICES-Eating raw garlic,raw ginger or powdered dry ginger provides a lot of relief due to their anti-inflammatory properties.Turmeric has also shown to be beneficial.
*FRUITS-Fruits like Bananas,papaya,grapefruits,kiwis,cranberries,cherries,blue berries,strawberries,indian gooseberry(amla) are very useful.
*FRUIT JUICE-Drinking Pine apple juice is very effective in easing the symptoms.
*OIL-Heat up coconut oil or mustard oil with 3-4 pieces of camphor and apply it and massage it at site of pain.
Applying paste of dry ginger or crushed raw ginger at the site of pain also helps.Consumption of Olive oil is also beneficial.
Also trying this simple breathing technique also provides a good amount of relief-all you need is 5 minutes in a day and a chair.The morning time would be the best-since it is the only time that fresh air is available to city dwellers.Sit on the chair with your your back straight and slowly breathe in air as deeply as possible,ensuring your lungs are filled with air,then slowly exhale the air out.It is very important that your stomach goes out as you breathe in and goes in as you breathe out.The breathing should be as slow as possible.This will ensure maximum oxygen utilization in your body and you will also feel rejuvenated and energetic.