Top 7 Home Treatments for Arthritisadmin
All types of arthritis cause pain and it is not easy to manage that pain. You should have a treatment plan. In addition, home remedies can help you soothe mild symptoms.
Here are the top 7 home remedies you can use for arthritis.
7. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is one of the best alternative herbal medicines used to manage pain. It has anti-inflammatory properties and does not have GIT effects; that is why it is widely used. You can take it orally or apply it directly to the inflamed areas. (1, 2, 3)
Boswellia is extracted from the gum of Boswellia trees. It is a traditional extract that has been used for centuries for treating inflammations. Studies show that its anti-inflammatory properties can be beneficial for treating arthritis and gout. (4, 5)
5. Cat’s Claw
Cat’s claw is widely used as an anti-inflammatory alternative medicine because of its ability to reduce swelling, soothe pain, and relieve inflammation. In addition, it can enhance immunity. You should not use it if you take immune-compromising drugs or have blood problems. (6, 7)
Eucalyptus extracts have been used widely in treating many health problems including arthritis. It can be used topically over the inflamed areas to reduce swelling, soothe pain, and relieve inflammation. Studies also show that it can ease the other associated symptoms with arthritis. (8, 9, 10)
Ginger has many health benefits. It has a strong flavor; that is why it is used in cooking. Studies show that the anti-inflammatory effects of ginger can be useful in managing arthritis. Add ginger to your meals but check with your doctor first before increasing your intake. (11, 12, 13)
2. Green Tea
Green tea is one of the most common beverages. It is very rich in antioxidants that have the ability to fight inflammations. You can use it as a tea, powder, and/or a supplement. Studies show that it can relieve arthritis pain and help you lose weight. (14, 15, 16, 17, 18)
1. Thunder god vine
Thunder god vine is a traditional Asian herb that is used widely to manage pain and treat inflammations. It can be used orally or topically. It has some side effects; you should talk to your doctor before taking or increasing your dose. (19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24)