Rheumatism

Characterised by intense pain and inflammation of the muscles, ligaments, tendons and / or the joints, it is termed ‘Amavata‘ in Ayurveda. Divided into chronic muscular rheumatism (affecting muscles) and chronic articular rheumatism (affecting joints), if neglected, it may even affect the heart.

Symptoms

  • Fever

  • Immense pain & stiffness in affected muscles in case of chronic muscular rheumatism.

  • Excruciating pain and stiffness in the joints in case of chronic articular rheumatism.

Root Causes

  • Accumulation in the joints of toxins (ama), formed due to improper digestion, metabolism or excreation.

  • Infections from teeth, tonsils and gall bladder.

  • Aggravated by exposure to cold weather.

Healing Options

Herbs

Ayurvedic Supplements

              Arth Plus       
              Rumartho    
              Yograj Guggul    
              Rashnadi Guggul   

Diet

  • Avoid curd & all sour items, pulses (except
    moong dal), rice, meat, fish, white bread, sugar, refined cereals, fried foods, tea or coffee.

  • Have potato & lemon juice

  • Celery seeds, bitter gourd are highly beneficial.

Lifestyle

  • Bowels should be cleansed daily

  • Soak the affected parts in hot water containing Epsom salt .Then apply Mahabishgarbh Oil. Hot water bag to the affected area is extermely beneficial.

  • Avoid damp place and exposure to cold weather.

  • Don’t indulge in day-time sleeping

  • Limit yourself to restricted exercise

Yoga

  • Plough (Hala Asana)

  • Bow (Dhanur Asana)

Ayurvedic massage