Joint pain is not a disease in itself but is a symptom of body weakness, increase in the level of uric acid, low body calcium and low fluids in the body. Joint pains can be caused by injuries, joint wounds, excessive strain on joints of body, swelling of the bursa and inflammation of the supporting tendons. Obesity, heredity and infection are also the causes of joint pain.
Pain in joints is a very common problem in every part of the world. The victims of joint pain are especially old age people but young people of poor diet habits are also their easy victims. To avoid pain in joints, balanced diet is a must. One should drink plenty of water also. Make fruits a compulsory component in your daily diet. Ginger and garlic are the best cooking ingredients for healing joint pains. Make a paste of 50mg of ginger and 20 mg of garlic. Cook this paste for 4-6 minutes in one spoon of pure ghee (oil). Intake of this mixture once a day will definitely be helpful in preventing joint pain.
In joint pain natural remedies, Ginger tea is also very effective. Ginger is a well renowned anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-emetic and anti-mutagenic agent. Ginger extract is also available easily in herbal medical stores. You can apply ginger paste directly on the affected area for quick relief. You can add turmeric in it for better results. You can also consume ginger powder with honey. However, avoid honey if you are a patient of diabetes.
Turmeric is a time tested herb for killing pain. Curcumin content present in it is very useful in avoiding pain due to its anti-inflammatory properties. For curing swelling in joints, herbalists suggest consuming turmeric by adding black pepper in it.
Winter cherry also known as Ashwagandha is also a valuable herb in this matter. Glycosides, tropine, and amino acids present in it make it a blessing for the patients of joint pains. It is very effective for reducing inflammation in a short period. It regenerates body cells and accelerates the healing process. Mix molasses and pure ghee in winter cherry to prepare porridge. Intake of this mixture empty stomach in the morning for 20 days will help you cure joint pain.
Black cohosh is a herbal remedy that is very effective in this case. Intolerable joint pain can also be healed quickly by its intake. It is also helpful in preventing inflammation.
You can eat Banana, as it is one of the best fruit for natural joint pain relief. It strengthens joint muscles and lubricates joints for better functioning. Amla is also helpful in healing joint pain. Intake of two amlas with milk in the morning is very good. However you must remember that balanced diet, especially fiber rich diet is very much required for the long time flawless functioning of joints.
If you are suffering from any kind of body pain you cannot enjoy a normal and happy life. It is very common to experience headache, joint pain, back pain, pain in stomach, neck, arms, hands and feet or anywhere else. Muscle pain is very common among all types of pains. When you do heavy work or work for a long period, you are liable to witness muscle pain. Excessive work will lead to overexertion of muscles and it will also show the way to pain in joints and muscles.
There are endless painkillers available in the market. Almost every month medical scientists launch new pain relievers in the market. But one thing should be kept in mind that these pain relievers have many side effects too. If you are experiencing severe pain and need immediate relief, you can prefer to take painkillers on the advice of you doctor. For common pains herbal treatments are the best. Due to their anti-inflammatory, anti-septic and anti-biotic properties, herbs are the best medicines given to us by nature and that too without any danger of side effects.
Ginger is easily available in everyone’s kitchen. Sometimes we witness pain in knee joints while standing and walking. Regular intake of ginger gives us freedom from this problem easily. Boil 50 gram Ginger in one glass of water. You can also add salt, turmeric and garlic in it. Drinking of this ginger soup two times a day will definitely improve the health of your muscles. Ginger is also good for digestion and throat infections. So it is suggested that ginger soup should be taken by everyone above 30s in winter season.
Willow Bark extract gives relief in muscle and joint pains. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties it is useful in curing osteo-arthritis. It works like a slow poison for killing pain. So it is advised to consume willow bark extract twice a day for 15 to 20 days for relief. Willow bark herb is also helpful in curing kidney and liver related diseases. However, it is suggested that people suffering from asthma, diabetes, active peptic ulcer disease etc. should not use willow bark.
Red chili gives a very spicy and delicious taste in food. The Capsaicin property of chili makes it a beneficial pain reliever too. By applying the paste of chili pepper on the affected area, you can get rid of pain. Neurologists use it to cure many brain related diseases. Devil’s Claw is effective in treating back pain and osteoarthritis. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties it is very useful in getting rid of pains.
Boswellia herb is a tree of frankincense family. It is easily found in India. Due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-fungal properties, it has tremendous power of curing pains of any form. In India medicinal use of banana leaves for relieving muscle and joint pains is also prevalent. By cutting one leaf of banana in square shape, you can use it like a cloth to cover the affected area. Herbalists usually apply warm coconut oil on square banana leaf and then apply it on the area where pain is being experienced.