Home Remedies for Arthritis

Home Remedies for Arthritis

Nature has bestowed us with so many natural remedies that if you adopt them seriously, you don’t need to pay a visit to your doctor. Their tastes are yummy, bitter and sore but if you pay a look at their benefits, there is nothing better than that. They are always brimming with loads of vitamins & minerals that have a positive effect on our health and boosts the immune system, machinery fitted in the body that keeps the war raging against all these foreign invaders that are lurking in the environment to injure our body in one way or another.joint pain knee painOne can’t digest all the foods available on this planet, as everybody has a different taste and many more things. But it becomes the duty of us humans to take good care of our immune system’s health that keeps fighting the bad elements and saves our body from so many infections. There are some natural foods, fruits & veggies that help our immune system to sustain its health.

Cauliflower

The foremost veggie that comes to mind is cauliflower; it is one of the best ways to do away with your pain from occurring as it removes the inflammation. Its anti-oxidant supplements reduce arthritis symptoms from emerging. Just a single cup of cauliflower has 855 of your RDA of vitamin c, which is an antioxidant.

Ginger

Then there is a spicy, metabolism-enhancing ginger, which is more than a spice that is added to make your dish more flavorable. If you are suffering from the symptoms of arthritis, its main ingredient gingerol has an important role to play as it withers away the inflammation from your whole body.

Basil

Basil has a religious value in Hindu religion, if its leaves are added to your salad. Or pesto powder is spread on your breakfast toast daily and it can heal your arthritis pain very amicably.  The research revealed its medicinal powers in healing arthritis symptoms.

Lemon

If you add citrus (lemon) in your salad or its juice in a glass of water and drinking it can make your arthritis symptoms leave your body, quite soon. A flavored compound called naringin helps in suppressing the inflammation that causes pain in the joints. Your physical movements increase if it is served daily.

Spinach

Spinach has its own properties, it can be added to any Indian dish, whether it is used in salad, to smoothie or stir-fry, it has loads of antioxidant properties due to presence of Vitamin C, lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene and flavonoids. It is capable of reducing the pain immensely and put you back on your feet within a short time.

Black Pepper

Add some black pepper in your daily diet to enhance the flavor and reap in its maximum benefits. It has an abundance of antibacterial properties and has the ability to drive away the symptoms of arthritis from your joints.

Celery

Your protein-rich salads, celery proves to provide a crunch, it has the ability to fight arthritis profusely. It was found that celery has loads of anti-inflammatory products, which are able to reduce the pain and irritation coming out of arthritis infected joints. Celery has very low calories and high satiety value, making it the matchless food to treat arthritis.

Carrots

Carrots have a huge quantity of beta-carotene that proves to be a cure for any sort of pain in the joints due to arthritis. Mostly it is found that people who suffer from arthritis have less quantity of beta-carotene in their blood. So if you wish to keep your joints mobile, start eating orange fruits and fresh carrots in your veggies.

Green Peas

The green peas, which may be petite, but these have immense inflammation fighting powers. They are a rich source of vitamin-C and omega-3 fatty acids, which manage the arthritis symptoms.

Lettuce

Lettuce helps to reduce inflammation from your joints, when you add them to your dinner salads. They help in quenching your hunger and also have flavonoids, phenolic acids and vitamin-C, which helps in keeping the symptoms of arthritis at bay. If you are looking for more effects, look for the darker green ones.

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are packed to the brim with anti-oxidants, even in small packs. These have very less calories, fiber for your weakened immune system, making it strong to fend off the bad bacteria. And these are loaded with antioxidants like vitamin-C that keep the joints fully mobile for long periods of time. Didn’t you take them when you were a kid?

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are the powerhouse for your gut and joints; everybody eats them in one form or another during their lifetime. These are so power enriched with beta-carotene and vitamin-C that they keep you moving even when you are infected by arthritis.

Bell Peppers

Bell peppers are other ones that have an abundance of beta-carotene in them. They are filled with benefits for your body and it tastes yummy. If you are feeling pain in your joints they keep fighting these pains and give them a break. If you love eating them raw, without cooking, add some pepper strips to your lovely salad. Stuff them with some of the ingredients such as quinoa or chickpeas in the primitive pepper.

A single food that confronts high cholesterol, heart disease, hunger and arthritis is the mighty almond. It is a rich source of antioxidants like vitamin-E, which is mandatory for good health of the joints. Almonds are added to smoothies, sauces, soups and almond oil is already too famous. These can be found in almost every grocery store, chemists and pharmacies.

There are many other veggies and fruits that can heal your arthritis such as figs, garlic, kale, asparagus, cayenne pepper, zucchini, onions, eggplant, cabbage, beets and many more. Just keep one thing in mind before you buy them from a local vegetable market, that they are  grown naturally and organically. Then these are the perfect choice for you to beat your arthritis issues. Otherwise you are not going to reap their maximum benefits.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan
Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical-based treatments.