Plain Home Remedy For Arthritis

A home remedy for arthritis treatment can go a long way in alleviating the pains and discomfort associated with it. However do not replace your medication for natural cures but you may apply it upon the consent of your medical adviser.

Arthritis is pain in the body joints that can cause swellings.

This is caused by the wearing away of protective cartridge around the bones. Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are the common ones that affect many people.

There are many different kinds of causes for it. Some may include improper diet, poor poster and too much weight. Some symptoms associated with this are joint stiffness, joint tenderness and problem with fatigue.


 Home Remedy For Arthritis

Brewers yeast - milk

This lady suffered severe arthritic pains from her hips, elbow and wrist. She was advised to take 1 glass of milk with 2 tablespoons of brewers yeast added to it for 2 weeks. She noticed that the pain and stiffness subsided tremendously.

Black mustard seed treatment

Grind black some mustard seeds which you can find in Asian stores and mix with equal amount of vegetable shortening. Rub it to the joints experiencing pain for relief.

Cod liver oil and milk remedy

Add 2 tablespoons of cod liver oil to 1 cup of warm milk and drink it 2 times in a day to reduce joint tissue inflammation. Apply this natural remedy for arthritis relief.

Ginger and mustard relief

Combine the following arthritis home remedies together for relief if you feel so much pain before going to bed.

  • ¼ teaspoon of dry mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon of olive or sesame oil

Mix these ingredients together with the oil and place a drop on your arm to test for reaction. If there is no reaction in 10 minutes, apply the paste to the affected area before going to bed and softly rap a band-aid around it. Wash thoroughly to remove paste the next day.
You might feel a little tinkling and warmth with this home remedy for arthritis treatment.

Parsley for relief

Boil a cup of water and add 1 teaspoon of fresh parley to it. Allow it to steep for about 10 minutes. Strain and add ½ teaspoon of ginger to it. Sweeten with 1 teaspoon of honey and drink hot with meals daily for  relief.

Horseradish – vegetable oil

One of the arthritis natural pain killers is horseradish. Add 2 tablespoons of grated horseradish to 1 cup of vegetable oil. Brink to a boil and reduce heat to simmer for about 10 minutes. Strain and store the content in a closable container. Apply this liniment on sore joint as a home remedy for arthritis .

Horseradish and paraffin ointment

Put ½ cup of prepared horseradish in a blender and blend it to be liquefied. Stir equal amount of melted paraffin into it and use it as ointment for your arthritic joints. Or you can combine ⅓ cup each of melted paraffin and dried mustard for the same effect.

Menthol- Camphor

You might want to consider this remedy for arthritis. It is a combination of menthol crystals and camphor for arthritic conditions. Rub it on the painful area as directed. It can also be used as a chest rub for colds. You may get this in stores like Walgreen.

Cumming powder and ginger

This home remedy for arthritis is worth considering. Mix together an equal amount of cumin powder and ginger powder. Add half the amount of black pepper to the mixture. Store away, and take half teaspoon of the content 3 times in a day for treatment.

The inflammatory and analgesic properties of the powders bring relief to arthritis and joint pain. The best way to take the mixture is with water or fresh butter milk which is not sour.

Almond and menthol crystal remedy

This natural arthritis treatment is a powerful formula for relieving red, hot, inflamed stiff joints.

  • 3 ⅓ teaspoons of almond, soybean oil, or apricot kernel base oil
  • 2 teaspoons of menthol crystals

Mix the base oil with the menthol crystal together in a small bowl and place it on low heat to warm and dissolve the menthol crystal. Stir to blend and pour it in dark closable glass container. Massage the oil into the painful joints for relief. Wash your hands after doing that.

Blackstrap molasses

You can also use this home remedy for arthritis relief. It is a very simple remedy. Add 1 tablespoon of blackstrap molasses to ½ cup of grape juice or apple juice and drink it once everyday for pain treatment.


Cayenne capsules and juice

Some people with rheumatoid arthritis took 2 cayenne capsules 3 times daily with apple juice or milk and were relieved from pain and inflammation. This might work for you too.

Turmeric and glucosamine sulfate

Reviews have shown that many people benefit from using the real glucosamine sulfate for arthritis treatment.

Tumeric capsule has a strong anti inflammatory substance known as curcumin. When both tumeric and glucosamine are taken together they produce a tag team result of relieving arthritic problems.

Quaker oats remedy

Pour 2 cups of quaker oats into a bowl and add 1 cup of water to it. Warm it on a stove or in a microwave and allow it to cool and apply it to the affected joints for pain relief.

Anica oil for relief

This treatment is considered as an effective help. Add 3 or 4 drops of arnica oil to every ½ teaspoon of rosemary salve or wintergreen salve or lavender salve and rub it into the joints 3 times a day for relief. This home remedy for arthritis can be used for any kind of related aches such as the knees, hands, or hips. Do not use on bruised skin.

Egg white remedy

These home remedies for joint pain have been used for generations to treat arthritis.

  •  2 egg whites
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup of olive oil

Mix all these ingredients together to be even and massage your joints with the lotion.

Clover home remedy for arthritis

This home remedy for arthritis may not cure you but it can strongly reduce the pains.

  • 1 teaspoon of red clover blossom
  • 1 teaspoon of dried alfalfa leaves
  • 1 cup of boiled water

Boil the two herbs together in a cup of water, and allow it to steep for 5 minutes. Strain, sweeten with 1 teaspoon of honey and drink for relief. Do not use this remedy if you take wafarin (Coumadin) medication.


Watch out

High heels: If you use high heels above 2 inches a lot, your chances of developing arthritis are high. Heels will shift your body weight from the ankle to the hips and inner part of knee joints. Watch out for the heels.

Magnetic knee wraps: “Unipolar” magnets wrapped around arthritis knee joint releases the pain without any reasonable explanation from scientists. Try it out.

These remedies are available to you so choose any home remedy for arthritis and use it to your benefit. You will do well if your medical attendant is aware of your alternative treatment methods for arthritis.


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