An Amazing Salt and Oil Treatment for Joint Pain
More and more people are experiencing joint pain. This is because we have little time for physical activity, but also because of rising life expectancy. We’re living longer, and therefore using our bones and muscles more and more. In this article we’ll be telling you about a great salt and oil treatment that can help to alleviate this joint pain.
In general, people turn to chemical medication to relieve their symptoms, like ibuprofen or paracetamol. However, these medications are harmful to your stomach as well as your liver. The latter can be damaged by taking products to protect your stomach, too.
However, nature has given us other resources that can help without damaging other organs.
Our salt and oil treatment is great for osteoporosis and other bone and muscle issues. It’s also accessible and easy to make. All you need is a glass container to keep it in and a few minutes to apply it.
The wonderful properties of olive oil
Olive oil is rich in something called polyphenols, which act like antioxidants. When the golden liquid comes into contact with your body, it slows down cellular aging, which means it takes longer for pain to appear.
It also contains oleocanthal, a compound that prevents enzymes that provoke inflammation from being activated. Thus, three tablespoons of oil is equivalent to a tenth of chemical anti-inflammatory drugs.
Likewise, it regulates stress through its monounsaturated fatty acids, a vital issue for good cardiovascular health. Keep in mind that good circulation is essential to keep your organs healthy, since it makes sure that they receive proper nutrition.
The amazing properties of sea salt
For our salt and oil treatment, we’ll use sea salt because of its incredible benefits. To start with, sea salt contains high levels of magnesium to strengthen your tissues. Because of this, it’s a good way to stop their breakdown, whether from time or disease.
In addition, the minerals in salt are very good for your immune system. As a result, your bones and muscles will heal more quickly. Thus, the consequences of a walk, a long car ride, or spending long hours sitting or standing will be much less painful.
As if that weren’t enough, sea salt also helps improve your circulatory system. That’s because it actually eliminates any excessive amounts of salt in your blood, besides lowering your blood pressure.
Salt and oil treatment
- 1 cup of water
- 20 tablespoons of olive oil
- 10 tablespoons of sea salt
- First, add the 20 tablespoons of oil and 10 of salt to the water.
- Mix the ingredients together, then massage onto the affected areas for 3 minutes.
- This will be enough at first, but increase the time gradually.
- The end goal is to get to 20 minutes. Don’t worry if you don’t have enough time, it’s not essential. Try to get up to at least 10 minutes.
Apply the salt and oil treatment for about 10 days. You’ll soon get to enjoy long-lasting benefits from this. You’ll be able to move more easily, while your pain will go down significantly. Thanks to this traditional remedy you’ll be rejuvenating your cells, improving your circulation, and supporting your immune system.
Some people have skin that will become red from the massage and then the removal of the mixture.
- To avoid this, first wipe the mixture off with a warm, damp towel.
- Then use another dry towel with talcum powder to soothe the area.
These simple steps will take care of any redness so you can continue the treatment as normal.
Give it a try!
As you can see, this salt and oil treatment is definitely worth a shot. It’s easy to make, simple to apply, and the results are amazing. If you’re someone who doesn’t trust traditional medicine, have a go with this treatment. There’s nothing to lose and so much to gain.
Try it and tell us how it goes!
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