Many people suffer from joint pain, since it is more or less a pain that you usually just have to deal with. However, there are some remedies that can help ease the pain and improve your life. Today we bring you a ginger-based remedy. Find out here.
Can joint pain be cured? Unfortunately to this day there is still no cure for joint pain, but it can be treated so that you can live a better quality life. Arthritis, arthrosis, or rheumatism are all common occurrences that force you to take anti-inflammatory medications or relaxers that can have some negative long-term effects, especially on the kidneys and liver.
As you probably already know, the joints connect bones together and make movement and flexibility possible. They are also covered in cartilage, a tissue that can be rebuilt with proper nutrition. Yet, why is it that some of us suffer from joint pain? In some cases, it’s genetic, or a result of wearing them down over time, low amounts of collagen, a loss in resistance, infection, lesions, or even unknown causes that cause this common problem.
We really encourage you to see a doctor when the problem of joint pain arises. However, in some cases you can try the following simple remedy. Let’s take a look…
Ginger remedy for joint pain
Ginger is a plant with some powerful medicinal properties. It has been used for ages, and is especially famous for its digestive properties and its ability to reduce pain and inflammation caused by arthritis. What is its secret? It has an element called gingerol. It has become so commonly used to treat pain that many studies have recommended it to treat arthritis pain.
For example, in 2007 the University of Arizona found a powerful anti-inflammatory agent in ginger. The chemical production of gingerols evidenced a reduction in inflammation, This study just goes to show how good it is.
There’s even more. The prestigious John Hopkins University also conducted a study that found that ginger’s compounds suppress inflammatory chemical substances enough to not even need traditional medicine. So, it is definitely worth it.
How to prepare a ginger remedy for joint pain
- A spoonful of fresh shredded ginger
- A glass of water
- Two teaspoons of honey
- A little bit of cinnamon
Some of our other articles have already talked about the wonderful properties that cinnamon and honey can offer to fight joint pain. If you combine all of these together it makes for a powerful anti-inflammatory solution to take in the morning. Add some ginger to the mix, and you will weaken and dull all of that pain. It is worth trying this two times or so when you are feeling pain, especially since it can serve as a substitute for traditional medicine, as we already told you. It is always better for your health to take advantage of those natural alternatives.
Just make a ginger herbal tea and add some honey and sprinkle on some cinnamon. If you prefer, you can use a cinnamon stick instead since it has even more benefits. It is the perfect way to start your day, and also a great addition to your afternoon. Why not give it a try?