When you have arthritis, the damage is caused to a lesser or greater degree to the joints
and mostly occurs in the hands, arms, and legs.
The inflammation in one or more of the joints results in pain, swelling.
Causes of arthritis
Structural changes in the articular cartilage of any joint
Previous physical injuries
Occupational hazards, such as those experienced by assembly
line workers and heavy construction
Foods to Avoid:-
Preservatives and additives
Foods to Eat :
Whole or cracked grains
Home Remedies: for arthritis
◊ A gentle massage with olive oil will give a lot of relief.
◊ Take equal amounts of water and freshly extracted potato juice
and drink it daily.
◊ Rub the aching joints with hot vinegar just before going to bed.
◊ Take 10 gms of camphor and put it in a glass bottle filled with
100 gms of mustard oil. Keep this bottle in the sun till the
camphor dissolves. Apply this oil in the joints daily.
◊ A teaspoon of black sesame seeds, soaked in a quarter cup of
water and kept overnight has been found to be effective in
preventing frequent joint pains. The water in which the seeds
are soaked should also be taken along with the seeds first thing
in the morning.
◊ Drinking water kept overnight in a copper container
accumulates traces of copper, which is said to strengthen the
muscular system. A copper ring or bracelet is worn for the same
◊ Garlic is another effective remedy for arthritis. Garlic may be
taken raw or cooked according to individual preference.
◊ Bananas, being a rich source of vitamin B6, have proved useful
in the treatment of arthritis. A diet of only bananas for three or
four days is advised in treating this condition. The patient may
eat eight or nine bananas daily during this period and nothing
◊ A green gram soup should be prepared by mixing a tablespoon
of green gram in a cup of water, with two crushed garlic cloves.
It should be taken twice a day.
◊ Add one tablespoon of cod liver oil to the juice of one orange, whip and drink before going to bed.