Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease of unknown origin that affects joint linings, causing fever, painful swelling and stiffness. Over long periods of time, the swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis can cause bone erosion and joint deformity.

There is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis. However, clinical studies indicate that remission, a symptom free period is more likely when treatment begins early.

Conventional type of treatment includes Non Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Steroids,  Disease Modifying Anti-rheumatic Drugs and the newer ones are Biological agents.

Rheumatoid arthritis requires a long term treatment to achieve remission and a long term conventional treatment comes with adverse effects whereas Homoeopathy and other alternative holistic treatments offer much promising results without any side effects.

Homoeopathic treatment requires a detailed medical, personal, social and psychological history that leads a doctor to arrive at the constitutional remedy. The constitutional treatment offers better and long lasting results.

Apart from the constitutional remedy, following are the scientifically proven specific Homoeopathic mother tinctures to reduce pain and inflammatory markers in rheumatoid arthritis. Kindly consult your Homoeopathic consultant before you start any of the medicines.

1. Curcuma Longa Q

2. Tribulus Terresteris Q

Curcuma Longa is made up of Turmeric and very effective in reducing swelling, pain, and stiffness of rheumatoid arthritis. It is safe to consume for a longer duration without any side effects.

Tribulus Terresteris is made up of small caltrops (Gokhru) and has similar anti-arthritic effects like Curcuma.

An experimental study conducted in 2015 by Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, New Delhi, it was concluded that Curcuma Longa and Tribulus Terresteris mother tinctures have analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic activities. However, they noticed that Curcuma Longa was more effective in number of patients than Tribulus Terresteris.

Both these Homoeopathic mother tinctures are very effective and can be considered as safer alternative in treatment of RA.

Home care:

Eating maximum 7 whole walnuts a day reduce anti-inflammatory markers and good for heart and to reduce cholesterol and weight. It does not increase weight. Or you may have 1 capsule of omega 3 fatty acids.

Soaking fingers in warm water for at least 20 mins and then stretching them help to reduce stiffness and pain. Cold application causes numbing effect and thus help to reduce pain.

Exercise your fingers by squeezing foam balls as often as possible.

Follow these regimen for long term benefits.

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