In most of the cases knee swelling is the main cause of stiffness in knee. Patients usually suffer from a high frequency pain in knee, inability to straighten or bend the knee properly, problem in walking, standing for long, etc. Usually, arthritis patients suffer from knee stiffness, though it can be due to infection, blood clotting, injury, dehydration, poor blood circulation, gout, etc. There are some amazing herbs that can treat knee stiffness naturally and give you relief from pain and discomfort caused due to it.
However, a medical assistance is advised always and you should also check with your doctor, if you don’t have allergies or side-effects with any of these herbs.
Various Herbs For Knee Stiffness
Ginger is one of the most common ingredients of Indian kitchen and used to treat a wide range of health problems. Ginger naturally speeds up formulation of healthy plant chemicals into the bloodstream and is a natural blood thinner. It is an excellent anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial herb and is a natural antiseptic and pain reliever to get relief from knee pain.
Massaging your knee with ginger oil will increase blood circulation and restore energy in your knees; it will give you relief from knee pain and heel the root cause of inflammation. You should also sip ginger tea 2-3 times a day for better results.
Herbal Massage Oil
This is one of the best ever cures for knee stiffness with herbs. You can make an excellent herbal oil blend with the combination of Lavender oil (10-15 drops), Eucalyptus oil (2-3 drops), Wintergreen oil (5-7 drops), Carrier oil (1 ounce) and massage gently over your knees.
This aromatherapy massage blend relieve pain and relax knees from stiffness. All these four herbs contain natural healing substances with antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic qualities; therefore very effective on knee stiffness.
Cat’s claw’s (una de gato) barks and leaves are rich in alkaloids which stimulate the immune system and work very effectively on knee stiffness and inflammatory arthritis. It contains excellent analgesic, anti-inflammatory substances that improve blood circulation and heal inflammation naturally. You can use its tincture to make herbal teas and mix it with olive oil to massage over your knee.
Celery seeds contain two excellent substances, apigenin and isoquerticin, which expand blood vessels, lowering blood pressure. It is a natural diuretic and flushes out excess toxins out of body; a very effective herb for the treatment of knee stiffness, gout and arthritis on account of natural analgesic, healing substances it contain. You can make herbal tea with celery seeds for nourishing your body and give your knees relief from pain and stiffness.
Rosemary is a very effective herb for treatment of a range of health problems. It contains very effective anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, analgesic, and healing substances. Knee massage with rosemary oil will improve circulation and give relief from knee stiffness.
Rosemary essential oil is a stimulating and pain relieving oil to use for massage on sore muscles and any other kind of body pain. You can also mix it with other camphorous oils like pine and eucalyptus for better results.
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