Pains of bone and joints have been dealt as a major subject in Ayurveda. The inflammation of joints can be effectively reduced with ayurvedic preparations and treatment. Vitiated ‘ VATA’ is the major cause for pain in bones and joints.
Many herbal natural joint pain relief preparations for bone and joint pain have been recommended in Ayurveda. Preparation of effective herbal oils for local application, which help to overcome pain are also illustrated. Here we have selected few preparations from classical therapies illustrated by CHARAKA,SUSHRUTA and VAGBHATA, which can be prepared at home very easily using the ingredients that are available on kitchen shelves. The formulae to prepare ayurvedic medicines at home will be provided for a very low cost in order to propagate the benefits of Ayurvedic medicines.
Herbs for Joint Pain Local Application:- (Relieves pain)
Nirgundi leaves (hindi – samhaalu) (Bot- Vitex negundo) (Eng – Five leaved chaste)
Karanja leaves ( hindi – Ditauri) (Bot – Pongamia pinnata) (Eng – Indian beech)
Collect fresh leaves of Nirgundi and Karanja. Tie them in a thin cotton cloth to form a big ball . Boil this leaves’ ball in water and when it is tolerably hot apply this on affected part. When the leaves become cold reheat them by putting the leaves’ ball in boiling water. After half an hour take out the leaves from ball , grind them to a paste and bind it on affected area.