Joint pains have broadly been classified under Sandhivata and Ama Vata by Ayurveda. While Ama Vata correlates to rheumatoid
arthritis in terms of pathology, the other type is close to arthritis from ageing. In both forms of joint pains, there is an involvement of Vata.
Mustard Oil has great benefits in healing all kinds of ailments in your body including knee pain. It helps to stimulate blood flow in the veins around the knee and reduce pain in muscles and joints.
Ginger has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anticancer properties. For people with arthritis, its anti-inflammatory properties are of particular benefit.
Piperine has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic properties as well. It helps desensitize a specific pain receptor in your body, which can further reduce feelings of discomfort
Black Salt Prevents Osteoporosis. One-fourth of total salt in the human body is stored in bones. For good bone strength, salt is also imperative along with a high intake of calcium.
Massage of the affected joint has been the best remedy mentioned and observed by experience. The benefits of massage can be amplified if the massage is done using warm mustard oil. The oil may not offer a very pleasant odour, but a massage with this ensures relief.
Grind in your mortar and pestle equal parts of dried ginger, black pepper and a pinch of black salt. Take a teaspoonful of this mixture with water.