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 Home Remedies

Let food be your medicine! In India, food has been used to cure minor ailments for years. Learn how you can cure aches and
pains, lifestyle conditions, minor skin and hair problems and common ailments at home!
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Arthritis is an ailment that affects the joints and bones. The word "arthritis" is derived from two Greek words: 'athron', meaning joints; and 'itis', meaning inflammation. It occurs in many forms, the most common being osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It is interesting to know that the proportion of women suffering from arthritis is greater than that of men.
  • Pain and stiffness in the joints.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis usually develops gradually over several months with persistent pain.
  • Anemia.
  • Colitis-pain, tenderness in the abdomen, depression, rapid weight loss, aches and pains within the joints, fatigue and changes in bowel habits (increased frequency)
  • Deformed hands and feet.

Wash the asgandh roots (Physalis flexuosa) in boiling milk. Grind these with an equal amount of Jaggery (Gur) finely.
Keep this powder in any glass ware. Take 4 gms of this powder twice daily for six weeks.
  • Roots of Asgandh (Physalis flexuosa)
  • Jaggary (Gur)
  • Plan your diet so as to produce alkalinity in the blood.
  • Diet should include fruits and vegetables in the form of salads.
  • Take raw vegetable juice daily for fast relief. Avoid fats.
  • Do not take food which is pro flatulence.
  • Keep your body warm at all times.
  • Complete rest is advised in case of acute joint pains.
Other Remedies
  • To cope up with rheumatic complaints, crush 2-3 cloves of garlic. Add it to a glass of diluted milk. Have one quarter of this quantity just before bed time.
  • A film of castor oil should be applied on the affected joints, and then dry heat should be applied.
  • Have orange juice mixed with one tablespoon of linseed (Alsi) oil every day.
  • One teaspoon of black sesame seeds soaked in a 1/4th cup of water at night and taken early next morning prevents frequent joint pains.
  • Apply onion juice mixed with warm mustard oil over the painful joint. This will provide ample relief.
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All advice is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice and/or diagnosis/treatment. DesiDieter does not provide medical advice and is not a substitute for professional medical advice from a qualified healthcare provider.