8 Natural Remedies For Arthritis in Hands

Arthritis occurs when joint cartilage wears away. When this happens, the bones rub against each other. Yes, this is as painful as it sounds.

27 million Americans suffer from arthritis. Since osteoarthritis is very common, painful and disabling,  there are a lot of unusual cures. Can you imagine  that there are  “cures” made of  snake venom, copper jewelry and shark cartilage. Fortunately, there are some natural remedies that can help reducing the painful symptoms of arthritis.


1. Castor Has Many Health Benefits And Healing Powers

Ricinoleic acid , found in castor has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can relieve pain caused by arthritis. In order to reduce the pain, massage the painful area with castor oil twice a day.

There is  also another way – boil two tablespoons of castor oil and add it in a freshly squeezed orange juice. Drink this mixture for two weeks in a row early in the morning on an empty stomach. After the period of  two weeks, you will feel improvement in your condition. Caution: Don’t exaggerate  drinking  castor oil because it also acts as a laxative.

2. Fenugreek Seeds Can Help You in Inflammation Treatment

Research has shown that fenugreek effects (anti-inflammatory and antioxidant) can reduce the arthritis pain within the period of  few months. Fenugreek is also known as methi. Put 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds in water and let them stand still overnight. Eat the seeds the very next morning and throw away the water. In order to feel fenugreek seeds’ health benefits you should repeat this procedure for a few months.

3. Turmeric

Turmeric is yet another natural remedy for arthritis pain because it has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Add 1 teaspoon of turmeric and a little bit of honey in a glass of warm milk.

Drink this mixture immediately. If you are not a fan of milk, you can do it with water. Here is the procedure – add 1 tablespoon of turmeric in 1 kg of water and boil the water for 10 minutes. Drink this liquid after it cools down. Do this process on a daily basis.

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