Essential Oils for Arthritis Pain Relief

By | June 20, 2011

Many people suffer from the pain caused by Arthritis. There are several methods to get relief from these pains. Different medicines are in use for killing the pain. But the main thing is reducing the pain with out causing any side effects. Many medicines used for pain killing show side effects on one or other parts of the body. So, it is better to choose a treatment free from side effects. Now comes in to the picture the treatment of aromatherapy. Since all the ingredients and essential oils used in the treatment are natural, it doesn’t show any side effects on one’s health. The same applies in the case of arthritis. There are some essential oils which can heal the pain caused by arthritis.

Essential oils are proved to be effective for arthritis, because when they are massaged on the body they will quickly penetrate in to the joint cells and provide the required oxygen, nutrients and lipids that are required to cure injured and inflamed joints. They even help in repairing some damaged joints and can restore their mobility.

While using these oils for Arthritis pain relief, it is important to check the quality of the oils. Because of the higher costs of these oils they can be mixed with some other oils and sold which make them less effective. Some of the oils used to heal arthritis pain are winter green oil, rosemary oil, nutmeg oil, peppermint, marjoram oil, ginger oil etc., They can be applied directly on the affective areas by mixing any of the oils with other carrier oils, like olive oil, in one is to one ratio. The oil can be applied any number of times as needed. Regular use of these oils shows good results for arthritis pain.

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