Home remedies for osteoarthritis

A. Apples are good for Osteoarthritis.

B. 3 ml of lemon juice mixed in 100 ml of water taken thrice daily helps the kidney to detoxify.

C. 30 ml of French bean juice is also said to be effective in Osteoarthritis. It has to be taken for at least 30 days as one course.

D. Cherries play a vital role in improving the anti oxidants in the system. Some naturopaths recommend 10 fresh cherries a day to keep Osteoarthritis in control.

E. Carrot juice mixed with the juices of beet and cucumber acts as diuretic hence it is recommended for Osteoarthritis.

F. A charcoal bath is a good home remedy for Osteoarthritis. In an old basin, mix one half cup of charcoal powder with water until a paste is made. Place affected foot into the basin and add water until the foot is enclosed. Keep your foot in the charcoal bath for thirty to sixty minutes.

Source: Dr Gowthaman, Medical Director, Dr Gowthaman’s Ayurveda Panchakarma Center, Chennai
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