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Home Remedies for Muscular and Joint Disorders

In our daily life, we suffer from sprain, backache and body aches. Here are the remedies for various muscular and joint disorders:

Muscular Cramps

  • Apply clove oil on the affected parts.


  • Chop raw onions and put in a towel. Place this over the sprain to relieve pain and bring down the swelling. Alternatively, make a footbath of lavender oil and water and soak your ankle, but do not massage the area.

  • Grind lime leaves into a fine paste. Mix it with an equal quantity of butter. Apply on the affected areas.

  • Take 1 gram flour, just a pinchful, and add half of its quantity with equal amount ofturmeric powder. Add linseed oil in it or any other oil like mustard or til, and make the poultice. Apply it on the sprained portion. The poultice will enhance the blood circulation and in two days time the relief will be there.

  • Mix equal parts of almonds oil and garlic oil and massage over the affected parts.

Muscular Pain

  • Warm the papaya leaf over the fire and apply on affected parts.

  • Heat ginger paste with turmeric paste and apply.

  • Soak 1/2 teaspoon I icorice root powder in 1 cup water and leave overnight. Mix into the infusion 1 cup rice gruel (cooked broken rice) and take every morning.

Rib Pain

  • Grind a turmeric piece and mix in a hot water to form a thick paste. Apply this paste over the ribs aching. Soon the pain will vanish. In case you feel you are not having the desired effect, prepare the oil of turmeric and lightly massage your aching ribs with this oil. Another treatment for quick relief is to mix turmeric powder in the milk of the Aak plant (the medicinal plant, swallow wort, whose botanical name is Calotropes Gigantea) and apply over the ribs. This paste will quickly give relief.

Ankle Swelling And Pain

  • Mix equal quantities orcastor oil and lime juice. Massage the affected area with the mixture. Also drink 1 cup warm water mixed with lime juice and honey.

Heels Having Pain

  • Mix equal amounts by weight of carom seeds, kalaunji, fenugreek seeds and saboot isabgol. Have 1 tablespoon everyday first thing in the morning. If you can grind them slightly in the mixer-makes it more effective. This treatment takes a couple of months but is a sure shot remedy.


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