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Natural treatment for Arthritis

The term arthritis has been derived from the Greek terms ‘arthro’ meaning joints and ‘itis’ meaning inflammation. Arthritis is the inflammation of the joints and is accompanied by severe and constant pain and swelling in the joints. It can affect one or more than one joint at a time and is caused by tissue damage.  Arthritis is known to affect over 40 million Americans and is most common in 70 to 90% of individuals above the age of 75.

There are different types of arthritis such as osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and Gout. Arthritis is a painful disorder and can leave you crippled both emotionally as well as physically. It can be degenerative, inflammatory, depository or infectious in nature.

Natural remedies for treating arthritis:
There are various natural treatments for arthritis that can be tried at home. Various alternative therapies such as hydrotherapy, massage, acupressure and shiatsu can help treat arthritis. Some of the most popular herbs used for treating arthritis are:

Black Cohosh: This is also known as rattleroot, rattleweed, black snakeroot and bugbane. It is a dried root and has powerful relaxant properties. It is widely recommended for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Bogbean: This herb is also known as buckbean or March clover and is widely used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatism and rheumatoid arthritis. An extract made from the leaves of this herb is known to possess powerful tonic properties and helps treat arthritis.

Celery Seeds: The dried ripe fruits of celery have been used to treat arthritis, gout and rheumatism since ancient times. Celery helps maintain healthy joints and reduces inflammation and swelling.

Feverfew: This herb is also widely recommended for treating arthritis owing to its anti-inflammatory properties.

Arthcare oil: This is an ayurvedic oil that provides instant relief from joint pain, goit, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and also strengthens the joints. It can be used thrice a day as massage oil to combat pain and swelling of the joints.

Arthcare capsules
These herbal capsules can be taken twice a day to help reduce joint pain and stiffness caused by arthritis.

Yucca: Yucca plant saponin hinders the release of intestinal toxins that are responsible for the abnormal formation of cartilage and is recommended for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

In: Arthritis,General Health, Posted 9 years ago

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