Haritaki to cure arthritis pain

Arthritis has become a very common ailment. It is informally used to refer to joint pains and swollen joints. Sometimes, gout is also incorrectly but informally referred to as arthritis. While osteo-arthritis is more common in those of older age, rheumatoid arthritis can occur in people across all ages. Haritaki or Kadukkai is a very effective medicine to cure the pain resulting from arthritis. When the inflammation associated with the joint pain is reduced, patients find the pain much more manageable. Here is the remedy to cure arthritis pain with Haritaki.

The remedy

In this home remedy, haritaki is used along with castor oil to ease the pain and inflammation due to arthritis.

Here are the steps to use Haritaki and castor oil to reduce arthritis pain.

How to cure arthritis pain with haritaki (Kadukkai) – DIY

  • 1 teaspoon Haritaki (Kadukkai) powder
  • 1 teaspoon Castor oil
  1. Use haritaki (kadukkai) powder and castor oil.
  2. Break haritaki and remove the seeds.
  3. Add the broken haritaki to blender.
  4. Grind and make fine powder.
  5. Take one teaspoon of castor oil in a bowl.
  6. Add one teaspoon of haritaki powder.
  7. Mix it well.
  8. Done.

You can consume one teaspoon of this paste once in two days.

Benefits of Haritaki

  • Haritaki can reduce work as an anti-inflammatory agent. It helps to cure soreness due to constipation and piles. It also reduces the symptoms of constipation and improves bowel movement.
  • Improves digestion and reduces problems such as heartburn, GERD and abnormal bowel movements. It can also alleviate the symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome).
  • Various studies show that Haritaki can be useful to balance blood sugar levels and helps in the treatment of diabetes.
  • Haritaki can be given to children to treat bed wetting. You can find the recipe for that here.
  • Haritaki is one of the three ingredients of Triphala Churna which is excellent to reduce cholesterol levels, build immunity and keep the body healthy. This churna can also be applied on the head while washing your hair to prevent chances of catching a cold. This is very useful for those suffering from sinusitis.
  • It has been used extensively to facilitate weight loss. The powder of Kadukkai can be consumed along with warm water to help lose weight.
  • It can cleanse the Urinary tract and prevent infections such as UTI. This is very useful for those consuming heavy antibiotics.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.