This article has compiled some important natural remedies and pain relieving oils that can be used to get relief from the arthritis symptoms -
1. Essential oils such as ginger, lavender and eucalyptus oil are very good for arthritis massage. A few drops of essential oil may be added to carrier oils like apricot or almond, and used for massaging twice a day. Apart from relieving pain, the soft, sweet aroma emanated by the pure essential oils, soothes and relaxes the mind.
2. Castor oil is also beneficial for treating arthritis. Warm castor oil may be directly applied on inflamed joints to get immediate relief, two tablespoon of castor oil may be added to fresh orange juice and taken every morning to combat arthritis symptoms, two teaspoon of castor oil may be added to a cup of ginger tea and taken every night before going to bed. It will give relief from the ailing symptoms of arthritis. The arthritis patient may also cover the affected joint with flannel cloth dipped in hot castor oil, and apply an electric heating pad at least for 30 minutes. This will reduce joint swelling.
3. Coconut oil acts as an anti-inflammatory agent. It can penetrate easily and repair damaged tissues.
4. Dandelion root extracts improve bowel movements and treat arthritis.
5. Few pieces of garlic are to be boiled in mustard oil. It is very good for rubbing on aching joints.
6. Birch oil is good for rheumatism and gout.
7. Black pepper oil is also quite effective for muscle and joint aches.
8. Chamomile oil has anti-inflammatory properties, and can improve arthritic conditions.
9. Omega3 fish oil is very good for treating rheumatoid arthritis. It takes some time to show results, and does not act like instant pain killers.
10. Heated mustard oil with powdered camphor added to it can treat effectively the affected joints.
11. Australian Emu oil functions as an effective pain relief rub.
12. Massaging joints with hot vinegar yields good results.
13. An effective massage ointment may be prepared by mixing two parts of olive oil and one part of kerosene. It functions as a beneficial rub.
14. Narayana oil is actually sesame oil treated with herbs. It is very useful for massaging painful joints and reduces muscle tightness.
15. Rumatone gold oil available in market has anti-inflammatory properties. It is helpful for arthritis. This massage oil not only treats inflamed joints but also relaxes muscle around joints. This herbal preparation is good for aching joints.