[toc] Severe pain along with inflammation in the joints is known as rheumatoid arthritis. People who are above 40 years are mostly affected by rheumatoid arthritis. Apart from aging, heredity, injury from any damage or trauma can cause rheumatoid arthritis.
Pain along with swelling in the fingers, arms, legs, neck and wrists are the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. People can get rid of rheumatoid arthritis by following some home remedies. Top 5 home remedies for rheumatoid arthritis are as follows:
5 Home Remedies For Rheumatoid Arthritis
Take some neem leaves, grind them well and then add some water and make a paste. Then apply this paste on the affected area. You can also take some neem oil and apply it on the injured knee.
Massage well and keep it like that for 30 minutes and then wash it off. You can also add few drops of neem oil to your bath water and take a shower with it at least 2 times every day. Neem because of its anti-bacterial properties will help to heal the affected area very fast.
Have 2 teaspoons of turmeric powder with a glass of warm water or milk every day. Take some turmeric in a cup containing some olive oil. Mix them well and then heat the mixture for some time (5 minutes).
Then with some cotton balls apply it on the affected area and massage gently. Then keep it like that for 30 minutes. You can also use the mixture as a hot compress by applying it on the affected area using a cotton cloth.
Peel and slice a fresh ginger and have it with your meal. Take a small ginger root, peel the skin, and slice the root into small pieces. Then place these pieces in a small cup of boiling water and let it steep for sometime (15 minutes). Then strain it and drink it or pour the tea in a large basin and soak the affected area in it.
You should do this 2-3 times every day as it is very effective in treating knee injury. You can also take ginger supplements but before that you should consult a doctor. Using ginger oil as a hot compress is also an effective method of getting rid of the pain associated with the knee injury.
You should include garlic in your every day diet, by taking raw garlic cloves or garlic juice. Have 3-4 raw garlic cloves every day in your lunch and dinner. Take some raw garlic in a blender and blend it well.
Then take out the juice and pour it in a glass and drink it. Have 1 glass of garlic juice every day. You can also apply this garlic juice on the affected areas and massage well using some cotton balls.
Take some mustard oil in a cup and heat it well. Then apply it on the knee and massage well. You can also add some mustard oil and camphor, heat them well, mix them well and then apply it on the affected areas and massage well.
Massage the affected areas with castor oil before going to bed at night. This will reduce the pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis. Thus by following the above mentioned home remedies you can get rid of rheumatoid arthritis.