Arthritis is one of the most common chronic diseases in the world. Despite lot of research and effort, an effective cure has still eluded us. All that can be offered are the anti inflammatory and pain killers like Aspirin. This month, we make an attempt to suggest some very effective Ayurvedic remedies for Arthrities where nothing else has worked for you. Plus… More tips for Arthritis in the end.
An arthritis herbal remedy is one which is plant-based, and is reported to relieve inflammation and/or pain associated with arthritis by its various users. Both men and women report that the arthritis herbal remedy natural progesterone and Arthrit-Eze gives relief from arthritis, aching joints and sore muscles.
Herbal Arthritis Remedies
Burdock Root – Burdock Root is a time proven remedy for arthritis pain. It is an excellant blood purifier and blood cleanser and can help to reduce joint swelling and calcification.
Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa): An American Indian treatment for arthritis involved using the root of black cohosh. There are five species in the Cimicifuga genus worldwide that have been used to treat rheumatism. Black cohosh contains aspirin-like substances as well as other anti- inflammatory and antispasmodic constituents.
Dosage and Directions: Simmer 1 teaspoon of black cohosh root in 1 cup of boiling water for twenty minutes. Strain and drink the tea in 2 divided doses during the day. Do this for two to three weeks, and then take a break for seven to ten days before starting the treatment again.
Other groups that should hesitate before using herbal remedies are women who are pregnant or breast-feeding, because herbals can act like drugs, Pleuss says, along with anyone under 18 and adults 65 and older. “Older people often metabolize medications, including herbals, differently than younger adults do. Herbals have not been widely tested for their effects on growing children.” Several recent studies have been done on children to measure the efficacy of echinacea and garlic for their widely touted potential to relieve cold symptoms. Neither was found any more effective than a placebo.