Herbal Treatment for Arthritis | Rheumatism

Rheumatism is a form of arthritis affecting the large joints of the extremities.

Water Treatments

  1. Heating compress on the affected joints, every night.
  2. Fomentation on the joints, once a day.
  3. Hot compress on the joints, once or twice a day for severe cases.
  4. Rest the extremity if there is severe pain and swelling.
  5. After swelling is gone, patient may do mild non-weight-bearing exercises.

Natural Remedies for Arthritis | Herbal Treatments

  1. Kilaw poultice ( english: Tumeric, Round tumeric)
    • Chop or crush a rhizome and mix with oil. Apply on the joint as poultice overnight.
  2. Mangga bark hot compress ( english: Mango)
    • Boil a piece of chopped bark. Use the decoction for hot compress.
  3. Malabulak leaves and young stalks compress
    • Chop leaves and young stalks and put in a cloth bag. Add 1/2 tsp. salt. Warm the bag and apply as compress.
  4. Lumbang bato leaves compress
    • Heat the leaves. Apply on the joints directly while still hot for 15 minutes, 2 times a day.
  5. Herba Buena leaves ( english: Marsh mint, Pepper mint)
    • Boil 4 tablespoons of dried leaves in 2 cups of water for 15 minutes.
      Adults: 1/2 glass, every 4 hours

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