Psoriatic Arthritis is an inflammatory Arthritis associated with psoriasis. Psoriatic Arthritis is seen mostly in the patients who are suffering from psoriasis or with a predisposition to Psoriasis. Psoriatic Arthritis can be more troublesome and can restrict the daily activities. The common problem experienced is stiffness and joint pain.
Common symptoms of Psoriasis Arthritis:
The following are the symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis
- Swelling of the joints
- Swelling of the entire finger
- Tenderness in the joints
- Pain in the joints
- Stiffness in the joints
- Difficulty to move or carry out activities
- Morning stiffness
Best Natural Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment That Can Help You
Psoriatic Arthritis can be more troublesome as it restricts one’s activities along with stiffness and joint pains. Here are few home remedies that can help you to overcome Psoriatic Arthritis.
Heat Application through Poultice:
It is a very simple procedure and effective to overcome stiffness and joint pains in Psoriatic Arthritis.
How to prepare the Poultice
As a home remedy for Psoriatic Arthritis either Sand or crystal Salt is taken as a treatment material. First, the sufficient quantity of sand or crystal salt is taken in a frying pan and heated. Once they are become hot they should be transferred to a cloth piece. The hot sand or salt are tied properly by a cloth in a suitable manner where one can hold it and apply on the body.
The application of hot poultice should be done in a careful way. Precaution is taken that skin should not get burnt. One should continue applying the heat this till mild sweat appears in the applied area.
Once the temperature of the Salt/Sand reduces, again it should be heated and should repeat the procedure.
The common Salt poultice is good when you have pain, swelling. Sand Poultice has seen good in relieving stiffness, swelling.
In an Ayurvedic hospital or clinic, doctors may use different herbs instead of simple sand or salt. The selection of powdered is entirely depending on the condition of the disease and the patient. The following are the few herbal powders generally used are
Application of hot poultices gives an immediate relief for the patients from the stiffness and joint pains. This is especially useful in the cold weather or in winter where psoriatic symptoms and complications of psoriatic arthritis reach their peak.
These simple home remedies also to improve the general well-being of a person who is suffering from Psoriatic Arthritis.
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P.S: This article is only for the informative purpose and not alternative to any medical advise. You need to consult a physician for proper guidance.