We state broken or cracked bones as fractures. Fractures usually take place due to serious accidents or harm caused to any bone in the human body. A person who suffers from bone fractures very easily could be suffering from osteoporosis or cancers weakening the bones to make fractures more common.
The most common parts that face fractures quite often are; wrist, arm, hip, ankle and legs. Being cautious about these areas can help avoid fractures to a great extent. For treatment purposes, the following herbs are the best known herbal remedies for fractures.
Various Remedies For Fractures
Comfrey is a commonly used medicine for fractures. The herb is generally used as an application on the fractured area. It also helps in conditions of osteoarthritis and other joint pains.
Use 25 gm of comfrey sap juice to apply in the affected area. It is best not to consume this herb directly, as it may cause problems to the liver. Apply the paste made out of it two to three times a day but do apply it where the skin is broken.
Plantain is a small herb that looks like weed. Plantain leaves are said to have healing properties for bones and pain caused to the bones. The leaves of plantain are to be dried and crushed and then applied on the fractured areas.
It also treats wounds and bites, so you can use it on broken skin and can also be consumed safely. Take 1 to 3 gm of plantain at least three times a day regularly until the fractures heals.
St. John’s Wort
St. John’s Wort is also one of the best herbal remedies for fractures. You don’t have to worry about infections and side effects with this remedy. Consume 25 to 30 drops of the juice made out of the herb.
Do this at least 2 times a day. The oil that comes out of St. John’s Wort is good to be applied on the skin 2 to 3 times a day for faster healing and relief from pain.
Althaea is an herb and one of the best known herbal remedies for fractures. It is also known as marshmallow. The roots of this herb are considered to be of great help for fractures and any other bones related problems.
The roots of the herb can be turned in tea for consumption by steeping the roots overnight in water and diluting it with sugar to taste while preparing it. You can also consume it raw 5 to 6 gm a day. And if you only wish to use it externally, you can apply paste of the root in the fractured area to sooth inflammation and pain.
Horsetail is an herb that is 100 million years old. It is very helpful to improve the overall condition of the bones in the human body. It possesses strengthening properties specifically for the bones due to the presence of silicon in it. Use 1 to 2 g of horsetail up to 3 times a day. Keep in mind that horsetail and marsh horsetail are not the same.Horsetail,here is the member of Equisetaceae family.
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.