Many people suffer from joint pain and this condition can be caused by numerous factors and diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, tendinitis, gout, osteoarthritis or any kind of injury affecting the tendons, bursae or ligaments around the joint. Joint pain usually occurs in the hips, shoulders and knees, but it can also occur in other parts of the body. Most of the times, the pain is accompanied by stiffness and swelling. The pain can be both severe and mild, depending on the condition and you can get relief from it by using a variety of natural remedies that you can find in your kitchen.
This remedy has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and if you suffer from arthritis, you can highly benefit from it. Buy ground fenugreek seeds and take one teaspoon with one glass of water. Make sure that the water is lukewarm. Take this remedy every morning until you notice any improvement. At the same time, you can use one teaspoon of these seeds and soak them in water. Leave them overnight and in the morning, you can consume them.
The cayenne pepper is known for its active compound called capsaicin. It has pain-relieving effects and it is a natural analgesic. It can offer relief for moderate pain. You will need coconut oil (one cup). Heat this product, then add cayenne pepper powder (2 tablespoons). Mix the solution and then apply it on the painful joint. Let it cure for almost 20 minutes and use warm water to rinse it off. Repeat the process 2 to 3 times per day to make the pain disappear. You can also buy capsaicin cream and apply it daily on the affected area.
If you suffer from joint pain, then you might find the best relief in turmeric. The curcumin in this plant is an active compound that has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. A previous study has demonstrated that curcumin has the same properties as ibuprofen when it comes to offering relief from knee osteoarthritis. Mix some milk (1 cup) with honey (1 teaspoon) and turmeric (1 teaspoon) and consume this beverage every day, until you see any improvement. The alternative would be to take turmeric capsules on a daily basis till you see the benefits. You can find these capsules in any healthy food store.
You can take baths with Epsom salt so as to help the skin absorb the magnesium. Most of the times, a deficiency of magnesium can lead to joint pain. At the same time, magnesium detoxifies the cells and reduces the inflammation. Prepare some warm bath water and then add Epsom salt (2 cups). Soak in the tub for 15 – 20 minutes and juts relax. You can take such a bath up to 3 times per week and you will see how your joint pain will slowly disappear.
This plant can reduce the inflammation associated with joint pain. Also, it contains boron, a compound that promotes healthy joints and bones. Prepare a stinging nettle tea with hot water and 3 teaspoons of the dried plant. Consume this tea three times a day to see the positive results.