Activity - Natural Pain Relieving Gel
Joint problems has been afflicting humans for a long, long time — according to some reports, as far back as 4500 B.C. Our ancestors used many natural ways to help with their joint pain, and in modern scientific studies, some of these joint problems cures have proven to be effective in relieving joint pain. Here are соме natural ways that can help you with joint problems that have some scientific support.
Aloe Vera. Using aloe vera for joint problems dates back centuries. Aloe vera is known to reduce inflammation. In research, aloe did reduce inflammation, according to a study published in 2014. Taken orally, aloe vera may also help ward off stomach problems.
Mustard Seed. Mustard seed is another herb that may provide some relief from joint pain. An easy way to use mustard seed for joint pain relief: Make a plaster with warm mustard seed oil and apply it to your swollen, joints. The heat this salve produces may help improve blood flow to the area and provide you with some joint pain relief. As a food, mustard seed is a good source of selenium, magnesium, and omega-3 fatty acids, all of which have been linked to improving joint problem symptoms, too.
Olive Oil. Using heart-healthy olive oil in place of other fats such as butter may help reduce your joint problem symptoms. There's a compound in extra virgin olive oil called oleocanthal that works the same way as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs you may be taking for joint pain, according to an article published in 2014.
Frankincense. Frankincense is an extract from the resin of the Boswellia tree, which is grown in northern Africa. The Bible tells of three wise men who brought frankincense and myrrh as gifts to the baby Jesus. Frankincense has a long history of use in herbal care around the world. Frankincense was found to help ease knee pain caused by joint problem in a study published in 2014. People with joint problem who took boswellia extract reported greater improvement in their symptoms than those who did not take it.
Cedarwood Oil (Aromatherapy). Ayurvedic and Tibetan traditions have long used the essential oil extracted from the wood of cedar trees in their techniques. Cedarwood oil can be used as aromatherapy to ease joint pain and can also be used during massage therapy to help relieve joint pain. Aromatherapy is considered an effective way to ease painful, stiff joints.
Licorice. Licorice was found to be effective against the inflammation that causes joint problems, according to a study published in 2014.
Tart Cherries. Cherries can block the pain from various forms of joint problem. Tart or sour cherries contain anti-inflammatory antioxidants known as anthocyanins. All red and purple fruits, including raspberries and blueberries, have anthocyanins. But cherries contain the highest levels. Tart cherry extract helped people with joint problem. The extract was shown to block the pathways that signal inflammation.