Dislocations in joints are injuries that take place in the skeletal framework of bones around the areas of joint which results in injury in ligamentary tissue. These strains are intensely painful and since the bones are dislocated, there is distortion in the normal joint. The displaced bone has to be put back in its place in order to alleviate the pain.
The primary symptoms of dislocation are pain, swelling, redness, stiffness in joints and bruising. Dislocation occurs mainly due to sudden exercises, internal injuries, abrupt shock to the system, etc. It is advised to immediately impose immobilization on the joint thus affected so as not to aggravate the situation.
Best Herbal Remedies For Dislocation
Willow (Salix Sp.)
Much before aspirin was discovered, people who suffered from pain and inflammation used to chew the bark of the willow tree in order to reduce pain. White willow contains salicin, which is very similar to the principle chemical in aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid. Even in the early 1800s, aspirin was concocted using salicin because of it’s anti-inflammatory characteristic.
Take a pinch (two grams) of the dried willow bark in one cup full of water. This dose should be administered twice or thrice a day. In case of children between four to ten years of age, half-dosage of the same is recommended. White willow should be taken only when one is sure of not being allergic to aspirin or salicin. On prolonged use, irritation of stomach may occur.
Horsetail (Equisetam Arvense)
This herbal remedy dates back to ancient Greece where it was traditionally used to arrest bleeding, heal wounds and ulcers. It was also used in treating kidney ailments and tuberculosis. Owing to its high silica content, this herb is prescribed in order to repair bones, cartilage and ligament tissues.
The stem of horsetail plants are rich in silica, silicic acids that aid in mending bones, forming collagen, a very significant protein of the connective tissue like skin, bone, ligaments, cartilage, etc. It is therefore used in the treatment of osteoporosis and dislocation of bones. One dose include 100 gram of the plant dried in a litre of water. A couple of cups of the same should be taken every day.
Agrimony (Agrimonia Eupatoria)
This herb has been in use since the Saxon era to arrest bleeding and induce coagulation in open wounds. It was used as the main ingredient of ‘arquebusade water’, a quick remedy for battle wounds from gunshot.
In tropical regions this herb is used for ailments like diarrhea, bronchitis and as a tonic for proper digestion. In case of tendinitis, bruises, tears in muscles or ligaments or sprains, 70 drops of the liquid should be mixed with a liter of water and applied over the affected areas through gauze or a pad.
Cayenne Pepper (Capsicum Frutescens)
This herb is regarded as a very useful botanical remedy for alleviation of pain, Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin which has been effective in easing intense pain of arthritis and nerve conditions.
This herb can be applied topically like an ointment or swallowed like a capsule. If it is used topically, it should be applied twice or thrice a day. It takes time to work and therefore you are advised to wait for a few days before you expect to observe some improvement in the pain.
Common Kidney Vetch (Anthyllis Vulneria)
This herb has the unique property of healing muscles that have disintegrated or torn. It can be applied like a poultice on the affected area of sore, painful muscle.
You are advised to place a pad or gauze over the sore muscles, apply gentle compression over it and place the crushed fresh leaves of Common kidney vetch to heal the soreness and intense pain. One of the only few herbs that promotes muscular healing, it can work wonders when properly administered.
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Caution: Please use Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.