Thursday, 16 March 2017

How To Get Instant Relief From Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. Knee pain may be the result of an injury, such as a ruptured ligament. Sudden pain in one of the knee is usually the result of overusing the knee or injuring it. The location and severity of knee pain may vary, depending on the cause of the problem.
In many cases, you don't need to see your General Practitioner. Here are 11 natural tips to help you get instant relief for your knee pain. These home remedies have been tested and they sure work well:

1. Turmeric and Ginger:
Turmeric has Curcumin present in it which has anti-inflammatory properties. It will diminish the inner as well as the outer knee pain.
a) Add 1 and a half tablespoon of turmeric and chopped ginger
b) Now add 2 drops of honey plus water in it.
c) Boil the mixture over medium heat for 10 minutes.
d) Then, cool it down for 10 minutes and strain.
e) Consume it immediately
f) Repeat this twice every day.

2. Coconut Oil:
Coconut oil is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. It has extremely powerful antibacterial properties which will definitely treat aching knee.
a) Pour half cup of coconut oil in a bowl
b) Now boil the oil for 3 minutes over medium heat
c) Then, apply it on the aching knee using your fingers.
d) Leave it for some hours and then rinse it off.
e) Repeat it two times daily.

3. Cayenne Pepper with Olive Oil:
Cayenne pepper includes capsaicin which generates a warm sensation near the painful knee area. Also, it calms the pain and lessens the swelling.
a) Mix 2 tablespoons of cayenne pepper and a half cups of olive oil
b) Apply the mixture on the affected area.
c) Repeat this twice daily for a week.

4. Cayenne Pepper with Apple Cider Vinegar:
This mixture will reduce the inflammation and reduce the extreme pain in the knees.
 a) Mix 1 and a half tablespoon of cayenne pepper and a cup of apple cider vinegar
b) Pour them into a bath.
c) Then, soak the knees in it for 20 minutes.
d) Repeat this once daily.

5. Lemon:
Lemons have particularly high concentration of citric acid which completely dissolves the uric acid crystals which are the main source of arthritis. It has amazing results in healing knee pain.
a) Chop lemon into slices and place it in a cheese cloth.
b) Then, tie it, and sink in the half cup of sesame oil for a few minutes.
c) Apply the cloth on the affected area, and leave it for 10 minutes.
d) Repeat twice daily.

6. Eucalyptus Oil:
The eucalyptus oil has many health benefits. It has anti-inflammatory properties which will relieve the pain in the knee, as it penetrates deeply into the skin.
 a) Mix the 5 drops of peppermint and eucalyptus oil.
b) Then add 2 drops of olive oil in it.
c) Apply this mixture on the knees when you feel pain, and leave it for one hour.
d) Wash it off.

7. Mustard Oil:
Mustard oil has been used for centuries as a food additive. It proves as a miracle for health problems. It helps to enhance the blood circulation near the knees.
a) Heat the mustard oil over medium heat.
b) Cut 2-3 garlic cloves and add it to the oil.
c) Heat it for 15 minutes and then apply the mixture on the sore knee.
d) Leave it for one hour and place a towel soaked in hot water.
e) Repeat this twice a week.

8. Fenugreek seeds:
The fenugreek seeds are packed with strong antibacterial properties.
 a) Take 2 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds
b) Soak it in the water over night, and strain the liquid in the morning.
c) Then, eat them to soothe the pain.
d) Repeat this every day.

9. Grape Juice:
The grape juice treats knee pain effectively.
a) Mix 3 cups of grape juice and Half a tablespoon of pectin.
b) Consume this mixture twice daily for two weeks.

10. Dandelion Leaves:
Dandelion leaf contains important nutrients that are good for health.They are rich in vitamin A and C which will enhances the function of tissues and blood circulation in the knee area.
 a) Take 3 tablespoons of powdered dandelion leaves in a bowl.
b) Add a cup of water to it and boil the mixture over medium heat.
c) Then, add the honey to taste
d) Strain, and drink the mixture 3 times a week.

11. Cold Compress:
Cold compresses reduces the blood flow in the affected knee and compresses the blood vessels. Therefore, reduces the swelling.
a) Take 5-6 ice cubes in the towel
b) Place it on the painful area
c) Leave it for 10-20 minutes
d) Repeat it daily.
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So, that’s it. Simple yet effective methods of getting instant relief from aching and painful knees.  You don’t have to use all at once, just pick one and try it. But our body are different so if one doesn’t work for you, another one should. For my aunt, number 3 works best.
You can drop any other tips below or tell us the one that worked best for you!
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