Monday, 23 May 2011

Arthritis Causes Remedies | Natural Arthritis Ayurvedic Cure

Arthritis Causes Remedies | Natural Arthritis Ayurvedic Cure

Ayurvedic cures can be sought for any ailments, however arthritis is the most common ailment that sufferers take the Ayurvedic methods for.

To the Ayurvedic way of thinking bodily pain is caused of vata dosha and is primarily an air disease When too much ama, which is a toxin produced by a poor digestive system, accumulates within the bodily system it aggravates vata. The ama then circulates around the body until it settles in weak spots, most often the joint areas. Where these ama settle it causes arthritis in the effected joints.

Despite the best efforts of the finest medical scientists there is no known cure for arthritis and so the Ayurvedic methods can only alleviate this very painful condition.

To attain this Ayurvedic prescribes a combination of good diet and healthy eating, herbal remedies, exercise and a more spiritual outlook for the sufferer.
Useful Dietary Information for Arthritic Remedy

Ayurvedic advises that you avoid hot and spicy food and other foodstuffs that can aggravate bodily gas like cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, okra, potatoes etc.

It also advises that stuffs like coffee, tea, sugar, yoghurt amongst others should only be enjoyed in moderation. This is too aid the purification of the digestive system.

The best foodstuffs to consume to achieve purification are: Fruit Juices, homemade soups, fresh fruit, green salads and cooked vegetables like pumpkin and squash.

Herbs and spices to use in the Ayurvedic cure for arthritis

Cumin
Coriander
Ginger
Asafetida
Garlic
Fennel
Turmeric

These are readily and cheaply available and can be easily added when cooking most foods.

Other herbal remedies are Guggul and Contra-Indications which can be ingested by adding a small dose to a cup of warm water twice daily.

But note Contra-Indications is dangerous to those suffering from kidney ailments and should be taken if you are.

Fasting is another method used in Ayurvedic arthritis treatment. It goes without saying that if taken too far this can be very dangerous, but if done in moderation it is a wonderful way, even if you choose only to partly fast, to purify the body of all its toxins.

To achieve this safely you should take into account the age of the person and the seasonal local weather conditions and to fast for only about one day out of seven.

Other remedies for arthritis with the Ayurvedic method

Light exercise. But don’t go overboard, know your limits and don’t exercise too much that it causes further aggravation to your arthritic condition.

Regular intake of orange juice or other vitamin C based beverage, as the goodness of the vitamins helps combat skeletal pain.

Regular body massages in mustard, sesame oils or by-products of reduces vata which thus reduces the pain. Rub harder and longer on the most severely affected areas for full benefits.

If you are an arthritis sufferer then the Ayurvedic way is probably the healthiest way to ease your very painful condition. All the above methods should be done in moderation and to suit the individual needs and health. To get the best results it is best to do a little bit of each one.

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