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Natural remedies to beat arthritis pain

Beat your arthritis pain by trying these simple yet effective ways.

Written by Shriya Sinha | Updated : February 19, 2019 1:08 PM IST


water can be a boon for those suffering from arthritis as it helps lubricate the joints bringing down the chance of friction. © Shutterstock


Wash your dishes: Try and wash your dishes slowly using warm water. This will help to relax muscles when dipped in warm water and relieve stiffness. Squeezing the sponge will help to exercise your hand muscles.  Also Read - Top 10 Baby Names Inspired By Lord Indra With Meanings


Inflammation fighting foods: Individuals suffering from arthritis should consume foods that help to fight off joint inflammation. Mediterranean diet serves this purpose efficiently. Along with regular exercise, non-inflammatory food helps to regain increased range of motion.


Fragrant spices: Stress relieving and relaxing aroma of essential oils such as lavender helps to relieve pain. Lavender helps to reduce the stress hormone cortisol and helps to relax and be less aware of pain. Kitchen spices such as marjoram, rosemary and peppermint fragrance also help to reduce pain in arthritis patient. You can add a teaspoon of these dried herbs in a quarter cup of olive, coconut, or vegetable oil for a pain-soothing experience.  Also Read - Top 10 Baby Names Inspired By Vedas

Ginger Tea

Ginger tea: Ginger tea has the ability to replicate the effects NSAIDs OR Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have on the arthritis pain. Ginger helps to curb pain without any harmful side effects. You can use powdered, raw or lightly cooked fresh ginger liberally on food or drink ginger tea to reap the benefits.