Medicinal Plants for treating Rheumatic Diseases
Some of the Plants that are used for treating the rheumatic diseases like arthritis, gout, rheumatism etc, are
Biological Name : Glycyrrhiza glabra
It is one of the powerful anti-inflammatory agent. It is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.
Biological Name : Vanda roxbughil
The roots of rasna are used for inflammation, rheumatic pains and tremors.
Biological Name : Piper longum
It is used for treating gout, rheumatism and lumbago.
4. Vilayati Podina
Biological Name : Mentha piperita
Peppermint oil is obtained from mentha and it is used for rheumatic and other pains.
Biological Name : Gaultheria fragrantissima
It is also known as the oil of wintergreen and it is used in the treatment of various forms of rheumatism.
Biological Name : Ricinus communis
The leaves of this plant are half warmed and when they are applied at joints relieves pain. For the better results, apply warm mustard oil over the joints and cover it with arandi leaves. If this is followed for 10-15 days gives complete relief.
- Ayurvedic – Vatreene tablet, Mahanarayan taila, Prasarini taila
- Unani – Majoon Suranjan, Majoon Auja, Majoon Chobchini
- Homeopathic – Rhustox 30 and Arnica 30 (alternate with a gap of 3 hrs), Rhustox complex, Ledum complex (for gout) .