While strains and sprains belong in the first-aid category, herbal remedies are just as effective for long-term chronic ills such as arthritis and fibrositis. Orthodox medicine often depends on powerful painkillers and anti-inflammatories to deal with chronic problems such as fibrositis and arthritis, starting with aspirin and moving to steroid treatment in severe cases. Herbal remedies focus more on clearing toxins from the system while stimulating circulation and metabolism.
There are many causes of painful inflammation of the joints, from auto-immune disease and infections to food intolerance or simple wear and tear. Different sorts of arthritis require different treatment, so consult a professional for accurate diagnosis. All types of arthritis improve in warm climates.
Passive exercise – where the joints are manipulated putting no strain on any muscles or ligaments can improve mobility.
Cut out all refined carbohydrates, citrus fruits, tomatoes and excessive amounts of red meat.