10 effective ways to use turmeric for arthritis
1. Turmeric only:
Mix one spoon of turmeric with one cup of warm milk. Drink this milk in the evening before going to sleep to get a sound sleep. Also, make sure to consume turmeric regularly to reduce the joint pain and inflammation caused by arthritis. This is also confirmed in the study 'Turmeric Extracts Containing Curcuminoids Prevent Experimental Rheumatoid Arthritis'.
2. Turmeric and Water:
Add one spoon of turmeric into water. Mix it thoroughly and boil it for 15 minutes. This will help create 12% of curcumin mixture. You need to drink this solution within four hours. Else the curcumin will gradually reduce to 6% in about 6 hours.
3. Turmeric and Ginger:
Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties that help remove the inflammatory chemicals from the painful joints. Take half a spoon of turmeric powder and powdered ginger root. Brew them in boiling water for about 20 to 30 minutes. Drink this tea to get relief from arthritis.
4. Turmeric Powder and Coconut Oil:
Mix one spoon of turmeric powder with a sufficient amount of coconut oil. Make a paste and apply it on the affected area. Leave it on for a few hours and rub it off after it dries. Repeat this to get relief from arthritis pain completely.
5. Turmeric Powder, Powdered Lime and Saltpeter (Potassium Nitrate):
Take one spoon of turmeric powder, a little powdered lime and saltpeter. Mix them well to make a paste. Apply this on the painful area and cover it with a cheese cloth. Repeat this frequently to get relief from arthritis and its symptoms.
6. Turmeric Paste:
Mix ¼th cup of turmeric powder in ½ a cup of water. Simmer it over medium heat and stir until it becomes a paste. Allow it to cool down and store it in the refrigerator. Apply on the affected area and wash off with plain water. Hence, you can adopt this method to treat arthritis using turmeric.
7. Turmeric, Coconut Oil and Egg Yolk:
Beat the egg yolks and melt the coconut oil. Add coconut oil into the mixture along with some turmeric powder. Use a hand blender and emulsify this mixture. Consume this mixture once or twice a day to get relief from arthritis completely.
8. Turmeric, Lemon Grass, Coconut Oil and Cayenne Pepper:
Mix 5 spoons of cayenne pepper with 5 spoons of turmeric powder. Add dry organic lemon grass to it and coconut oil to it. Mix all these in an oven pan and preheat it at 150 degrees C for 3-5 hours. Strain these herbs by using cheesecloth into a glass jar and close the lid tightly. Apply this mixture on the skin to get a good relief from arthritis pain.
9. Turmeric, Fenugreek Powder and Dried Ginger Root:
Ginger contains anti-inflammatory phytonutrients called gingerols that help with fighting inflammation and arthritis. Mix one spoon each of turmeric powder, fenugreek powder and dried ginger powder. Mix all these thoroughly along with warm water. Consume this solution twice in a day to get relief.
10. Turmeric And Lemon Juice:
Take two spoons of turmeric powder with one spoon of lemon juice. Mix them well and add it to boiling water to make a paste. Apply the paste on the affected area and leave it for a few minutes. Wash it with water and repeat this until it heals. Hence, this is the best natural remedy to treat arthritis with the help of turmeric.
By: Christina Baker