Ayurvedic Treatment For Joint Pain Relief}

Submitted by: Roy Chavarcode

Joint pain is often termed as Sandhigata vata in terms of ayurveda. Vata in the human body increases with the increase in age. Joint pain is usually experienced by elderly women and men. Massage with ayurvedic oil is recommended by the experts in case of pain without swelling in the joints.

Symptoms of the joint pain

Some of the initial symptoms of the joint pain includes:-

Tenderness in joints

Pain in moving the joints

Swelling in joints

Unexpected weight loss


acute feve

Severe ache in joints

Joint pain may be the result of several known and unknown causes. Obesity, injury, ageing are some of the known factors leading to joint pain. Besides this, reduced physical exercises are another reason of arthritis and joint pain.

Osteoarthritis, sprains, tendonitis, septic arthritis, fracture or injury affect the joint structure of a human body.

Ayurvedic experts guide what to do for arthritis pain

Ayurvedic medicines for joint pain relief are designed to relieve inflammation and joint pain. These remedies and medicines nourish joint cartilage and increase the flexibility and mobility of the joints. These medicines are safe to consume and cause no side effects.

Some of the common ingredients of ayurvedic medicines include:-

Nirgundi;- it is a nervine herb, which helps in alleviating swelling and pain

Malkangini: – it is an anti inflammatory pain reliever, which provides instant joint pain relief.

Sudg guggal: – ayurvedic experts have trusted this herb since centuries. It carries anti septic properties and anti inflammatory properties.

Other useful ingredients of ayurvedic medicines are nagarmotha, jaiphal, sonth, khurasani ajwain, punarvana and many others.

Ayurveda recommends yogic asana for joint pain relief. Given below are some of the effective asanas with their benefits.

Pawan mukta asana

It helps in reducing fat and releases excess of vata from the human body. In this asana, one needs to inhale air slowly and hold the breath. Later, they need to stretch the toes and then stretch the knees towards the stomach. This procedure is followed about 4 to 5 times at a time.

Vajrasana, a very common and useful asana prevents excess wind formation in the body.

You need to keep your knees together and sit on them. Maintain a straight posture with toes together and heels apart. Breathe normally and release the legs after 2 to 3 minutes. Repeat the procedure for at least 2 to 3 times.

Diet for patients suffering from arthritis

Diet plays a pivotal role in managing your health. You need to eat healthy food in order to stay healthy. Food items such as animal fat, oil rich seeds, sweets, sodas, potatoes, candy, chips, buckwheat, butter and few other items have to be completely excluded from your daily diet.

Your diet could include soy products, pecans, seaweeds, carrots, okra, kale, grass products avocados, fish such as salmon, parsley, celery, berries, bananas, apples, melons, bell peppers, tomatoes and many others. These food items reduce inflammation and joint pain.

Acupressure is another effective treatment for joint pain.

About the Author: Roy Chavarcode is a member of Chavarcode Ayurveda family. The Chavarcode family is from India and is highly reputed for their knowledge in the great tradition in Ayurveda, India’s ancient and holistic method of treatment.




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