5 Natural Remedies for Joint And Knee Pain

 

        1.     Dandelion Leaves

                                      Regular consumption of dandelion leaves can help relieve knee pain to a great extant, and this is due to their powerful anti-inflammatory properties. take some fresh dandelion leaves and boil them in a saucepan. Simmer for 5 minutes and strain. Allow it to cool. Add a little honey to it and consume immediately. you can also add dandelion leaves to your favorite juice or smoothie.

 

 

 

        2.     Ginger

                                      Whether knee pain is due to arthritis, muscle strain or injury, ginger is an effective remedy to alleviate the pain. its effectiveness comes from the presence anti-inflammatory compounds in it. Ginger can reduce swelling on the knee as well as the pain. Ginger can be consumed raw or in powdered form. it can be consumed on its own and can be readily bought, as a capsule for oral consumption. It can be brewed, as a tea, or made into syrup to flavor cold drinks. Ginger can also be applied directly to inflamed areas of the body in the form of cream or oil.

 

 

 

 

        3.     Turmeric

                                     Turmeric is an effective and natural treatment to relieve knee pain. Turmeric contains a chemical called curcumin that has anti-inflammatory as well as antioxidant properties that help reduce pain. Add one-half teaspoon each of ground ginger and turmeric to a cup of water and boil it for 10 minutes. Strain, add honey to taste, and enjoy twice daily.

 

 

 

 

        4.     Epsom Salt Soak

                                      Epsom salt contains magnesium sulfate which sounds kind of scary, but it’s really quite a wonderful substance. A naturally occurring mineral, magnesium sulfate has been used to get relief from pain for years, namely because of its high levels of magnesium.

                                      Fill a large bowl with warm water and add 1/2 cup of Epsom salt. Stir it around, and then submerge your sore joints in the liquid. If you are experiencing pain in a less convenient place to soak, such as your knees, try taking a bath with Epsom salts. Run a tub full of warm water and add 2 cups of Epsom salt. Soak for 15 minutes.

 

 

 

 

       5.     Olive Oil

                                     Olive oil has powerful anti-inflammatory properties that work wonderfully in treating knee joint pain. Take some extra virgin olive oil in your palms and massage it into the affected knee. Leave it on and allow it to evaporate naturally. If you are uncomfortable with the stickiness, you can leave the oil on for about 30 minutes and then wash it off.

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