Burdock is one of the most used plants in the recipes of traditional medicine. Especially often, a burdock leaf is used for pain in the joints, since preparations based on this organic raw material effectively fight inflammatory processes. Of course, such means are not capable of completely curing arthritis or arthrosis, but even in conservative medicine they are considered an excellent variant of maintenance therapy.
Does burdock help with joint pain?
Among the useful properties of the part of the burdock in question is the regulation of water-salt metabolism in the body. This ensures the rapid removal of excess fluid and mineral deposits from the joints.
In addition, burdock is known for its analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect, the ability to improve the state of cartilaginous tissues, stimulate their regeneration and the production of synovial fluid.
How to use burdock leaves for joint pain?
There are many recipes with burdock. The simplest versions are compresses made from fresh burdock leaves. They are preheated and mildly kneaded to make juice, then applied to the affected area and wrapped with cellophane and woolen cloth. Such procedures help alleviate the symptoms of arthritis and arthrosis from the first session.
Also popular is the treatment of knee pain with tincture of burdock, which is easy to make at home.
- Freshly squeezed juice from leaves of burdock - 0,5 l;
- alcohol medical - 100 ml;
- natural lime honey - 500 ml.
Preparation and use
To get the juice you need to thoroughly wash the burdock leaves, grind them in a meat grinder or blender, put the gruel into gauze and squeeze it well. The existing components must be mixed and shaken in a closed jar within 3 minutes. The product will immediately be ready for use in the form of lotions, compresses and rubbing. It can be stored for a long time in the refrigerator, about 2 years.