Home Remedies For Arthritis

Home remedies for arthritis treatment can go a long way in alleviating the pains and discomfort associated with it. However do not replace your medication for natural cures but you may apply it upon the consent of your medical adviser.

Arthritis is pain in the body joints that can cause swellings.This is caused by the wearing away of protective cartridge around the bones. Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are the common ones that affect many people.

There are many different kinds of causes for it. Some may include improper diet, poor poster and too much weight. Some symptoms associated with this are joint stiffness, joint tenderness and problem with fatigue.

 Home Remedies For Arthritis

Certo and grape juice

This remedy has worked for some people and there were some good testimonies on it in some newspapers so you might want to try it yourself. Just add a tablespoon of certo to 8 ounce of unsweetened grape juice and drink it once a day for relief. Certo is easy to get in major stores such as Walmart. It contains pectin, a natural ingredient found in cell walls of plants and the skin of vegetables and fruit.

Vinegar and grape

This remedy is very old and was advocated by Doctor D.C. Jarvis in his 1958 Folk Medicine book. It was believed that the Texas legend Sam Houston used these home remedies for arthritis for treatment. He added the following and drank half cup a day for aches and pains of arthritis.

  • 5 parts of grape juice
  • 3 parts of apple juice
  • 1 part cider vinegar


One Dr Vesta Jarvis of Lashmeet, West Virginia, an ardent organic farmer came out with similar recipe that was working for people, so you may try it too. Combine the following together and drink 1 to 2 ounces daily for relief.

  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 16 ounces grape juice
  • 32 ounces apple juice

Brewers yeast - milk

This lady suffered severe arthritic pains from her hips, elbow and wrist. She was advised to take 1 glass of milk with 2 tablespoons of brewers yeast added to it for 2 weeks. She noticed that the pain and stiffness subsided tremendously.

Black mustard seed treatment

Grind some black mustard seeds which you can find in gourmet food stores or online like Amazon, and mix with equal amount of vegetable shortening. Rub it to the joints experiencing pain for relief.

Cod liver oil and milk remedy

Add 2 tablespoons of cod liver oil to 1 cup of warm milk and drink it 2 times in a day to reduce joint tissue inflammation. Apply this natural remedy for arthritis relief or joint pain treatment.

Ginger and mustard relief

Combine the following home remedies for arthritis together for relief if you feel so much pain before going to bed.

  • ¼ teaspoon of dry mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon of olive or sesame oil

Mix these ingredients together with the oil and place a drop on your arm to test for reaction. If there is no reaction in 10 minutes, apply the paste to the affected area before going to bed and softly rap a band-aid around it. Wash thoroughly to remove paste the next day.

You might feel a little tinkling and warmth with this home remedies for arthritis treatment.

Parsley for relief

Boil a cup of water and add 1 teaspoon of fresh parley to it. Allow it to steep for about 10 minutes. Strain and add ½ teaspoon of ginger to it. Sweeten with 1 teaspoon of honey and drink hot with meals daily for  relief.

Horseradish – vegetable oil

One of arthritis natural pain killers is horseradish. Add 2 tablespoons of grated horseradish to 1 cup of vegetable oil. Brink to a boil and reduce heat to simmer for about 10 minutes. Strain and store the content in a closable container. Apply this liniment on sore joint. It is one of the quick home remedies for arthritis .

Horseradish and paraffin ointment

Put ½ cup of prepared horseradish in a blender and blend it to be liquefied. Stir equal amount of melted paraffin into it and use it as ointment for your arthritic joints. Or you can combine ⅓ cup each of melted paraffin and dried mustard for the same effect.

Menthol- Camphor

You might want to consider this remedy for arthritis too. It is a combination of menthol crystals and camphor for arthritic conditions. Rub it on the painful area as directed. It can also be used as a chest rub for colds. You may get this in stores like Walgreen.

Cumming powder and ginger

This is one of the home remedies for arthritis is worth considering. Mix together an equal amount of cumin powder and ginger powder. Add half the amount of black pepper to the mixture. Store away, and take half teaspoon of the content 3 times in a day for relief.

The inflammatory and analgesic properties of the powders bring relief to arthritis and joint pain. The best way to take the mixture is with water or fresh butter milk which is not sour.

Almond and menthol crystal way

This natural arthritis treatment is a powerful formula for relieving red, hot, inflamed stiff joints.

  • 3 ⅓ teaspoons of almond, soybean oil, or apricot kernel base oil
  • 2 teaspoons of menthol crystals

Mix the base oil with the menthol crystal together in a small bowl and place it on low heat to warm and dissolve the menthol crystal. Stir to blend and pour it in dark closable glass container. Massage the oil into the painful joints for relief. Wash your hands after doing that.

Blackstrap molasses

You can also use this home remedies for arthritis relief. Add 1 tablespoon of blackstrap molasses to ½ cup of grape juice or apple juice and drink it once everyday for pain relief.

Cayenne capsules and juice

Some people with rheumatoid arthritis took 2 cayenne capsules 3 times daily with apple juice or milk and were relieved from pain and inflammation. This might work for you too.

Turmeric and glucosamine sulfate

Reviews have shown that many people benefit from using the real glucosamine sulfate for arthritis treatment.
Tumeric capsule has a strong anti inflammatory substance known as curcumin. When both tumeric and glucosamine are taken together they produce a tag team result of relieving arthritic problems.

Quaker oats method

Pour 2 cups of quaker oats into a bowl and add 1 cup of water to it. Warm it on a stove or in a microwave and allow it to cool and apply it to the affected joints for pain relief.

Anica oil for relief

This treatment is considered as an effective help. Add 3 or 4 drops of arnica oil to every ½ teaspoon of rosemary salve or wintergreen salve or lavender salve and rub it into the joints 3 times a day for relief. These home remedies for arthritis can be used for any kind of related aches such as the knees, hands, or hips. Do not use on bruised skin.

Egg white remedy

These home remedies for joint pain have been used for generations to treat arthritis.

  • 2 egg whites
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup of olive oil

Mix all these ingredients together to be even and massage your joints with the lotion.

Clover home remedies for arthritis

These home remedies for arthritis may not cure you but can strongly reduce the pains.

  • 1 teaspoon of red clover blossom
  • 1 teaspoon of dried alfalfa leaves
  • 1 cup of boiled water

Boil the two herbs together in a cup of water, and allow it to steep for 5 minutes. Strain, sweeten with 1 teaspoon of honey and drink for relief. Do not use this remedy if you take wafarin (Coumadin) medication.

For consideration

High heels: If you use high heels above 2 inches a lot, your chances of developing arthritis are high. Heels will shift your body weight from the ankle to the hips and inner part of knee joints. Watch out for the heels.

Magnetic knee wraps: “Unipolar” magnets wrapped around arthritis knee joint releases the pain without any reasonable explanation from scientists. Try it out.

All these home remedies for arthritis are available to you so choose any of them and use it to your benefit. You will do well if your medical attendant is aware of your alternative treatment methods for arthritis.


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