Osteoarthritis is an aging, wear of the joints, cartilage, causing inflammation, even small bone growths in the joints.
At present, one out of four people suffer in the joint problems. Osteoarthritis is the most common arthritis. It can be osteoarthritis of the hands, cervical, hip, spine, etc.
This chronic disease causes uninterrupted pain in one and sometimes several joints. Following are few osteoarthritis natural treatment methods which are low cast and effective.
The symptoms of osteoarthritis vary from person to person
The pains are present in only one affected joint, especially during movements. At a slight pressure on the joint you feel sensitivity.
We hear or feel crunches in the joint. When awake or after a period of immobility, the joint is stiff for less than half an hour. This is the case for osteoarthritis of the hands for example …
The joint gradually loses its flexibility. During temperature changes, there is an unpleasant sensation in the joint. And more rarely, one can have redness, a swelling of the painful joint inflamed.
Plants against uric acid
Remember to drain uric acid, causing pain and stiffness when deposited in the joints. For example, birch and sapwood from lime trees help to release uric acid waste from the body.
Boswellia but also the meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria, contains salicylic acid, an analgesic and helps eliminate uric acid) and Canada fleabane (Conyza canadensis) are analgesic plants to take during osteoarthritis attacks.
Harpagophytum (Devil’s Claw) is indicated for pain.
The root of this plant is anti-inflammatory, analgesic and drains uric acid. She is well known for the pain of osteoarthritis in all its forms, whether osteoarthritis of the hands, hip, cervical, spine and all others. Effective, it reduces pain but also the symptoms of osteoarthritis and has fewer side effects than allopathic drugs.
Most often, harpagophytum is found in powder form, in capsules; follow the indications on the bottle; 435 mg per day give excellent results
- Ginger relieves osteoarthritis. It is a recognized anti-inflammatory. It prevents inflammation that destroys the cartilage.
Take 1/3 teaspoon of ginger powder a day or 1 slice of fresh ginger a day. Ginger can be added to everyday dishes or be drunk as an herbal tea.
After 6 weeks of this treatment your pain will be less strong, your mobility better and your joints more flexible.
- Turmeric is also an anti-inflammatory, an antioxidant, an anti-viral, anti-bacterial, a sanitizer that acts on the joints.
You will be less stiff (cervical osteoarthritis for example) and will have less pain (osteoarthritis of the hands for example), by consuming 3 to 4 pinches of turmeric a day, in your cooked dishes. Add pepper to enhance its action.
- Cayenne pepper (Capsicum frutescent) relieves the pain of osteoarthritis in the form of cream applied to the pain, 1 to 4 times a day (see the instructions for use).
After 2 weeks of this treatment you will feel the effectiveness.
It is possible to feel a burning sensation at the application.
Combine turmeric with pepper for more efficiency.