Types of Arthritis and Its Herbal Treatments
Arthritis is one of the most common disorders that is responsible for troubling the older members of our society but young people may also suffer from it. Our body is very similar to a machine. It's over use will lead to break down of this machinery. Same happens with our human body. Due to over burdening (obesity) or due to various other reasons, wear and tear occurs disrupting the normal working of the body. It not only is painful but also restricts the body movements.
There are many types of arthritis but generally three types are considered.
Â· Rheumatoid arthritis or RA - it is a disease that causes inflammation in the joints. It is an autoimmune disorder that attacks joint. It is a painful condition. It causes deformity in the joint.
Â· Osteoarthritis - it is degenerative disorder of the joint that occurs due to over usage. It is the condition that generally affects the older section of our society. In this the cartilaginous section of the joint converts in to the bonny part thus restricting the mobility of the joint.
Â· Gout - it is a disease that is more commonly known as riches diseases as rich people are commonly seen suffering from this ailment. It occurs due to the crystal formation of uric acid in the joints.
There are various herbal remedies that are very beneficial in treating arthritis.
Â· Guggul (Commiphora mukul) - a very famous herb that has been used since centuries as an analgesic agent that helps in relieving pain and reduces the inflammation in the body. Guggul is the part of many ayurvedic classical preparations due to its wonderful properties. Guggul is a black colored resin that is collected from a shrub of Commiphora mukul. It grows wild in Indian subcontinent but nowadays it is cultivated commercially owing to its huge demand due to its magical properties. Guggul not only suppresses pain but it is also very much helpful in controlling the cholesterol level in the body.
Â· Rasna (Pluchea lanceolata) - another wonderful herb that is a gift ayurveda to whole world. It is one of the best fast acting herbal analgesics that are very often used as pain reliever in ayurvedic world. Rasna has become more popular with its quick action and also for sustainable results. It is small plant that can be found any where in warmer regions like Africa, South America and Indian subcontinent. It is the part of most precious pain killer maharasnadi quath that is the decoction of Rasna.
Â· Errand (ricinus comunis) - it is a bushy plant that can attain a height of 5 to 10 feet is found growing wild in the marshy areas and along the river banks. It has a very peculiar leaf structure which is just like a palm of the hand and hence is known as pamchangul (meaning 5 fingers) in Indian language. It is also a very effective pain reliever that will surely help you in reducing any kind of pain and is also is effective in suppressing any kind of swelling or inflammation in the body.
Â· Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) - it is another glory of ayurveda that is extremely useful in suppressing pain without causing any side effects. It has the properties very similar to that of a Guggul plant. It is highly effective in reducing pain of any kind in the body may it be the back pain or pain duet to arthritis. Shallaki is highly beneficial in treating them.
Â· Ashwgandha (withinia somnifera) - Ashwagandha is the herb that is equally effective in suppressing pain and also in acting as an excellent nervine tonic. A powerful pain reliever that is extremely helpful in suppressing pains especially caused due to arthritical changes. It not only relives pain but also suppresses inflammation occurring on the joint. It makes our nerves strong and has the capacity to act as a powerful nervine tonic.
Â· Arthcare oil - arthcare oil is one of the most powerful ayurvedic products that not only helps you in relieving from pain but also helps in curing the problem of athritis. Arthcare oil not only relieves from the acute pain but also starts acting on the root cause of the pain. Enriched by the fundamental of ayurveda, arthcare oil is the fruit of extensive research done by ayurvedic experts and scientist. Arthcare is the magic of ayurveda that is very fast in action. Arthcare is empowered with the herbs like Guggul, Ashwagandha, errand, Rasna and many more that are time tested herb to reverse the arthritical condition to give you relive.