Joint pain is increasingly becoming a problem in every household. It can cause a lot of physical discomfort as the joints become stiff, achy or sore. Sometimes people even experience burning, throbbing, or grating sensation too.
Instead of taking pain killers that numb out the pain temporarily, a solution that helps cure the very problem is essential. Nature as always, has answers to everything and so here are some remedies for arthritis, joint pain & inflammation.
AYURVEDIC MASSAGE THERAPY
Kizhi treatment also known as Potli massage is an ayurvedic therapy for alleviating joint pain and easing the stiffness of joints. It enhances blood flow to the joints, improves movement, reduces pain and fastens the healing process.
Potli contains ayurvedic herbs in fresh or dried form packed in a soft muslin cloth which is dipped in warm medicated oil or sand or herbal powder for massage onto specific points.
Some of the herbal oils which can be used are ginger, turmeric, black cumin, carrom seeds, eucalyptus and lavender oil.
MAGICAL ALOE VERA!
Aloe vera is a medicinal plant rich in antioxidants and has strong inflammatory properties which helps in boosting immunity. It has been used to treat various health problems for a long period of time. Its natural detoxifying properties help in eliminating the “vata dosh” which according to Ayurveda is the reason for joint pain. So, to cure joint pain aloe Vera can be consumed orally or it’s gel can be applied directly to massage the affected area.
OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDS
Omega 3 fatty acids help in maintaining a healthy body. It is considered beneficial for heart health, brain functioning and bone health. It helps in lubricating joints and reducing inflammation which is the main source of pain. Rich sources of omega 3 fatty acids are:
- Nut and seeds-Majorly walnuts, hazelnuts, flaxseeds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, edamame and kidney beans have high content of omega 3.
- Oil-walnut oil, soyabean oil, flaxseed oil, olive oil, avocado oil, grape seed oil, canola oil.
Including these in your diet may help you deal with joint pain
ANTI INFLAMMATORY HERBS AND SPICES
Anti-inflammatory herbs help in getting relief from joint pain caused by inflammation. Guggal, methi, parijat, garlic, ginger, turmeric, clove, cinnamon and pepper are the widely used and easily available herbs and spices.
These can be taken in the form of kadha. Kadha is natural immunity boosting tea made with Indian herbs and spices. It helps in alleviating pain, stiffness and swelling of joints.
Vann Mantra’s herbal joint pain relief capsules are made using 100% pure herb extracts. These helps in reducing inflammation, swelling, and pain in joints and also promote healthier bones. People suffering from Osteoarthritis can get a great benefit from these as these helps in reducing their symptoms. Further, these help in reducing the stiffness of joints, thus promoting overall physical fitness.
These capsules are perfect and an all-natural remedy for middle-aged and old people who suffer from joint pain.