Today, patients who are diagnosed with “arthrosis of the knee joint” have the opportunity to take advantage of other treatment options:
- lotions and compresses;
- physiotherapy sessions;
- various folk remedies.
These methods allow you to normalize the metabolism and stop the running process of joint destruction. However, they can only help if the disease is not in a very neglected state.
From century to century, our ancestors passed recipes to unique traditional medicine. The ingredients of each of them are available to everyone. But the main advantage of each such tool is its effectiveness, which has been tested for centuries.
Recipe 1. Egg Lapping
Lapping is a tool that must be rubbed into the knee joint with arthrosis. Making it pretty simple. To do this, take the yolk of a chicken egg and mix with a small spoon of turpentine. A large spoonful of apple cider vinegar is poured there. Everything is mixed and applied at night. Before going to bed, such a medicine is smeared with a knee, wrapped in a woolen scarf, which is removed only in the morning.
Opening the scarf, you will need to thoroughly rinse the place to rub the product. In order to treat arthrosis with this recipe, you need to use it regularly for several weeks. Although, the first results will already be noticeable on the 3rd day of using the product.
Recipe 2. Magic Mummy
To prepare a medicinal product based on it, you will need:
- 3g mummy;
- 100g of honey.
These ingredients are mixed. It turns out the ointment, which is rubbed into a sore knee. It is advisable to do this in the evening. Moreover, it is best to repeat 5 times with a difference of several minutes.
With the help of mummies, arthrosis can be treated not only externally, but also internally. Then you should drink 0.2 g of the substance within 10 days. With it, you can restore cartilage.
Recipe 3. Celandine
Arthrosis can also be cured by a plant that grows everywhere. From celandine, an excellent medicine is obtained that helps with pain in the knee joint.
What is necessary for its preparation?
- 3 tbsp fresh celandine;
- olive oil.
The leaves of the plant must be thoroughly kneaded. After that, they are transferred to a 1 liter bottle. Olive oil is poured on top (neck). Then everything needs to be mixed thoroughly. This remedy should be infused for 2 weeks. Only then can the medicine be used. Massage the resulting mixture into the affected knee.
The course of such procedures should last about 4 weeks. This is an excellent pain reliever. It is worth noting that with gout, such a remedy has a therapeutic effect.
Recipe 4. Burdock
At home, you can make compresses from burdock. For this, approximately 5-6 leaves of the plant should be prepared in advance.
Next, proceed as follows:
- All leaves are stacked one above the other;
- A pot of boiling water is placed on the resulting stack;
- A sore spot of the knee joint is carefully lubricated with sunflower oil;
- We take burdocks and apply to the sick knee;
- From above everything is wrapped in polyethylene. It is still desirable to further insulate the leg with a woolen scarf or scarf.
Recipe 5. comfort
- a piece of camphor;
- 160 ml of vodka;
- 160 ml of oil, if desired, it can be replaced with the same amount of turpentine
The finished product must be thoroughly mixed. Treatment for arthrosis involves rubbing a mixture of a diseased knee every night, before bedtime. Above, the sore spot is insulated with a woolen thing. The procedure is preferably carried out for several days in a row.
Recipe 6. Herbal Infusions
A variety of infusions on medicinal herbal ingredients are considered good folk remedies. So, birch buds will help to cure arthrosis. For 100 grams of dry kidneys, 0.5 liters of vodka is needed. Exactly 30 days, you need to insist the product in a dark place. Only after it is ready can you use it by rubbing it on your knee.
It is recommended for arthrosis to use lingonberry infusion. It is easy to make at home. 2 small spoonfuls of berries are poured with a liter of boiling water. Further, the tool is infused for 1 hour. Lingonberry treatment in this case involves taking the infusion 4 times a day, immediately before meals.
Effectively relieve pain in the knee joint will help a decoction of strawberry leaves. Better if they are dry. 2 large tablespoons of strawberry leaves mixed with water. Everything boils for 15 minutes. Ready broth should be drunk after and before meals or at a time when thirst has arisen.
Recipe 7. Onion
A simple folk remedy can be made at home from ordinary onions. It will take 2 large onions. The husks should be removed from them and chopped thoroughly. Next, boil it and the bulbs themselves in a liter of water. The resulting broth is drunk in a glass before meals 3 times a day.
Treatment should consist of several courses with a break of several days. Then the pain of the knee joint will disappear forever.
Recipe 8. Iodine
Its ingredients are:
- 5% iodine;
- 10% ammonia
- Medical bile;
All ingredients are taken in equal proportions. They are mixed and insisted exactly 10 days. After that, the mixture is heated on the stove. A warm product is used in the form of compresses. They are applied to the affected knee, wrapped with film, cloth or wool and go to bed. Only in the morning the compress can be removed. Treatment is carried out daily until all symptoms of the disease disappear.
It is simply not possible to treat arthrosis with folk remedies. An important role in getting rid of the disease is played by the diet and diet.
It must comply with certain rules:
- Nutrition must be correct, complete, balanced;
- It is necessary to increase the proportion of milk and vegetable proteins;
- It is recommended to reduce meat consumption;
- Treatment involves providing the body with all the necessary vitamins. Therefore, as many fruits, vegetables, berries as possible are added to the diet. A total of about 750 grams per day.
Osteoarthritis of the knee usually occurs in people who are overweight. In this case, the treatment includes following a strict diet, which is aimed at losing weight. Getting rid of just a couple of kilograms will help reduce the load on the sore joint. Losing weight by any means will help improve the patient’s condition.
It is recommended to include in the menu:
- A lot of dairy products;
- Fresh vegetables, soy, fruits;
- A variety of nuts;
- A large amount of fluid.
To make the extra pounds go faster, you need to switch to fractional nutrition.
This means that you need to eat a little bit, but quite often. Meals should be every 2-3 hours. Treatment will be more effective if you have a special food diary. It records all the food eaten per day. Keeping a diary helps to discipline yourself and exclude everything superfluous from the diet.
Will have to exclude:
- Fat meat;
- Tomatoes, onions, sweet peppers;
- Sour fruits and their juice;
- High calorie foods
It is recommended to limit yourself to smoking, if there is such a bad habit. To lose weight more effectively, you can not eat after 18-00. Everyone can cope with arthrosis on their own.
However, before turning to traditional medicine, it is better to consult a doctor. He will recommend the most effective recipes that will suit each individual patient.