Rheumatoid Arthritis sufferers also suffer from all of the common ailments that the rest of the population must deal with, perhaps more often due to the challenged immune system.
Home remedies have been around for hundreds of years, successfully treating many of these challenges and I'm very excited to introduce a home remedy that I came across when challenged with an abscessed tooth that would not respond to home remedies I knew of, or finally, out of desperation, treatment with pennicillin.
This home treatment is called Oil Pulling and when I first read about this I became excited because of the wide range of ailments this treatment can address.
Simply put, Oil Pulling is using 1 tablespoon of oil (sesame seed or Sunflower Oil) and swishing this oil in ones mouth, pushing and pulling the oil through the teeth for 15 - 20 minutes per session.
The oil mixes with our own saliva and literally pulls toxins and heavy metals from the body.
During a Pulling Session you should not swallow the oil as it becomes toxic, simply swish for the alloted time then when finished dispose of the oil.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR OIL PULLING:
In the morning before breakfast on an empty stomach take one tablespoon of the preferred Oil in the mouth but do not swallow it. Move Oil Slowly in the mouth, rinsing or swishing and Dr Karach puts it as ' sip, suck and pull through the teeth' for fifteen to twenty minutes. This process makes the oil thoroughly mix with your own saliva. The swishing activates the enzymes and the enzymes draw toxins out of the blood. The oil must not be swallowed, it has become toxic.
As the process continues, the oil gets thinner and white. If the oil is still yellow, it has not been pulled long enough.It is then spit from the mouth, the oral cavity must be thoroughly rinsed and mouth must be washed thoroughly using water and your fingers to clean.
The spittle contains harmful bacteria and should be disposed of. It is advised to not dispose in the sink as this could, over time cause clogged pipes, however should you spit this into a sink, clean well to remove all harmful bacteria from all surfaces.
During the oil-pulling/swishing process one's metabolism is intensified. This leads to improved health.
This can be repeated 2 or 3 times throughout the day, to improve healing, but always on an empty stomach, before meals.
REPORTED CURES WITH OIL PULLING:
Mouth & Gum Disease; Stiff Joints; Allergies; Asthma; High Blood Sugar; Constipation; Migraines; Bronchitis; Eczema; Heart, Kidney, Lung Diseases; Leukemia; Arthritis; Meningitis; Insomnia; Menopause (hormonal issues); Cancer; AIDS; Chronic Infections; Varicose Veins; High Blood Pressure; Diabetes; Polio; Cracked Heels.
OTHER MORE COMMON HOME REMEDIES USED TO TREAT RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
Two teaspons of lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey mixed in a cup of warm water, taken twice a day.
Two teaspons of juice of fresh leave of BATHUA, drink every day on an empty stomach for 2 - 3 months.
Half a teaspoon of turmeric powder with warm water has been known to help arthritis symptoms.
Alfalfa Tea, taken twice a day.
Two teaspons of apple Cider vinegar and 2 teaspoons of honey, dissolved in a small glass of warm water and taken once per day helps give many people relief from the pain of arthritis.
Two parts pure olive oil and one part kerosene makes a wonderful liniment to bathe afflicted joints.
Add one tablespoon cod liver oil or fish oil to the juice of one orange, whip and drink before sleeping.
Raw potato juice therapy has been used in folk medicine for centuries. To prepare cut the potato into thin slices, without peeling the skin. Place slices into a large glass filled with cold water and allow to sit overnight. Drink the potato water each morning on an empty stomach.
Apply a cooling substace, such as sadalwood powder paste to the painful joint. To prepare paste take l teasoon of sandalwood powder, add sufficient water to make a paste. Rub gently onto the joint.
One raw clove of garlic every day is very beneficial.
Exercise the afflicted joint in a tub full of hot water daily.
This information is not designed as or intended to be used as medical diagnosis or advice. Patients should consult their physicians about diagnosis and treatment
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