Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. In addition to medications, massage and therapeutic exercises, arthritis is well tolerated at home. Some recipes of traditional medicine are aimed at removing the inflammatory process, others do an excellent job with pain.
Of the huge number of treatment methods should be considered the most common and accessible to everyone.
We use gelatin
Gelatin is widely known as a thickener in cooking. But few people know that it effectively helps relieve the symptoms of arthritis, helps to restore cartilage tissue.
All this is due to the high content of proline and lysine, which are responsible for the restoration and synthesis of cartilage tissue. The availability and effectiveness of gelatin makes it a very popular tool in the fight against arthritis and arthrosis, qualitatively complementing general therapy and exercise.
Tincture of gelatin. For the preparation of therapeutic tincture will need:
- 2 tsp. gelatin powder;
- 200 ml of hot water (divided into two parts).
The two components are combined and left overnight so that the granules are completely dissolved and swollen. The next day, add the still warm water or any juice to the resulting mass, mix until a homogeneous liquid is obtained.
Take this tincture should be in the morning on an empty stomach, half an hour before meals.
You can make a delicious healing dessert – concentrated milk jelly. From the ingredients we need:
- 2 tsp. dry gelatin;
- 150 ml of warm milk;
- sugar or honey
Gelatin and milk are mixed, add sugar or honey, whoever prefers. Then leave the mixture for half an hour. After that, it is put on a slow fire, constantly stirring, dissolve all the gelatin.
The main thing is not to let the solution boil, but only bring to a hot state. After solidification such a dish can be used without restrictions.
For people who do not suffer from increased sensitivity of taste receptors, you can use a normal aqueous solution of 1 tbsp. gelatin and a glass of warm water. The ingredients are mixed until the grains are completely dissolved.
Drink should be taken twice a day in order to relieve discomfort.
A very effective remedy is a compress using gelatin. To do this, take gauze, fold it in several layers and moisten in warm water.
Gelatin is poured onto a wet cloth with a thin layer and folded in half.
The fabric is covered with the problem area, insulated with dry, dense material and knotted. Such a compress should be kept for about 30 minutes every day, the course of treatment lasts 7-10 days.
Soda as medicine
Another culinary ingredient copes with the task of improving the condition of the joints – it is sodium bicarbonate, or ordinary baking soda. When you take this white powder in the food in the body enters carbonic acid:
- increasing alkaline balance;
- provoking the urinary system;
- actively removes chlorine and sodium.
The result of this cleansing is an increase in potassium in the cells, which is directly responsible for the elasticity of tissues, improves metabolism at the cellular level.
- remove arthritis pain;
- reduce inflammation;
- restores the functional abilities of the connective tissue.
First of all, arthritis can be treated by taking a solution of soda and water. It is prepared from a certain amount of powder dissolved in a glass of warm water.
Begin a course of monthly treatment with a dosage of 3 g, gradually increasing it to 15 g. It is necessary to drink this medicine 2 – 3 times a day on an empty stomach, half an hour before meals.
It is recommended to take soda solutions to patients in whom arthritis is infectious, since soda is able to enhance cellular immunity.
In addition to drinking, using soda make compresses.
For the preparation of the first compress will need soda, sea salt, mustard powder and honey. All the listed ingredients are thoroughly mixed until a homogeneous mass.
This ointment is applied to the sore joint, covered with film and wrapped with woolen cloth. Keep the compress is necessary all night.
Compress from soda, rye bread and homemade ryazhenka has a stronger penetrating effect, so it is best used in the treatment of the spine and large joints. All elements are mixed and put in a warm place for 6 hours.
The resulting mass is applied to cotton cloth and put on sore spots.
There is also a warming compress using soda. It also includes kerosene and honey.
The components are mixed in proportion: 1 part soda per 10 parts of kerosene and honey. The tool is applied to cotton fabric and hold on the affected joints for about an hour or until you feel a slight burning sensation.
Since such a compress does not have a very good effect on the skin, after using it, a fat cream or vegetable oil is used, and the sore spot is wrapped with woolen cloth.
You can also take a bath with soda and sea salt before bedtime.
Treatment with the help of sabelnik
The healing properties of sabelnik known for a long time. This plant is widely used by folk healers to treat infectious arthritis and salt deposits in the joints.
As an additional agent, it has a positive effect on psoriatic arthritis, the symptoms of which are difficult to eliminate.
For medical purposes, use the root of this plant. First of all, tincture is prepared from it, adding the crushed raw materials to alcohol and insisting for 20 days.
The finished tincture is filtered and taken 3 times a day for 3 weeks.
A sufficiently strong immunostimulant is released from the cinnamon and garlic, which will significantly speed up the healing process. To make it you need to take 1 tbsp. dry ingredients, add water and boil for 5 minutes.
Should be taken 3 times a day, regardless of the meal.
From the already prepared tincture, you can prepare a healing ointment, which will help to quickly relieve pain and reduce inflammation. For this take 1 tsp. tinctures, a tube of any hand cream, 1 tsp. tincture of red pepper, 1 tbsp. honey and 10 drops of vitamin E, all mixed until a homogeneous mass.
Store this ointment in the refrigerator.
For people who are not suitable for taking an infusion with alcohol, you can prepare a non-alcoholic medicine: pour the chopped roots of the cinnamon into a glass of water and let it brew for two hours. Drink this infusion is necessary before each meal at the rate of 70 ml at a time.
To enhance the massage effect, you can prepare the oil on the basis of sabelnik. It is necessary to pour the raw materials of the plant with sunflower or vegetable oil and let it brew for a month.
After this period, the oil is filtered and used for massage affected joints with arthritis.
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