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Ostearthritis

Updated: Nov 7, 2023


Ostearthritis

Osteoarthritis affects especially those over 45-50 years. Over half of people over age 70 suffer from osteoarthritis. Young people with severe obesity or joint injury may also be affected. As osteoarthritis progresses gradually goes with many ailments without medical attention. Where the pain is going to depend on which joints are affected.


Do you get pain in the area of the hip socket, in the groin or pain in the groin that radiates down to the knee? If yes, one should consult a doctor. The strain on joints over time and you notice pain in the joint. If you are under management and the disease worsens or you do not feel good enough symptom relief with management given.


WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF OSTEOARTHRITIS?


THE RISK FACTORS THAT CAN BE RELATED TO THE OSTEOARTHRITIS ARE:

  • Genetic factors alone or together with factors below

  • Joint damage after injury , surgery , illness or repeated loading

  • Increasing age

  • Sex ( twice as many women as men are affected )

  • Overloads

  • Obesity, affecting especially the hips and knees

  • Congenital abnormalities

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF OSTEOARTHRITIS?

The joints become painful and stiff, especially after being at rest, and you get less movement. The pain usually starts in the knees, hips, and finger joints, but also the feet, neck and back may be affected. Weight -bearing joints such as hips and knees are affected most often. The disease progresses slowly. Some may have severe damage in the joints without particular pain. One may find it difficult to get up from low furniture. Physical activity remains restricted. The doctor makes the diagnosis by clinical examination, medical history, chest X-rays and blood tests.


HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASE OF OSTEOARTHRITIS?


Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that makes use of herbs existing in the nature and formulates herbal remedies using the inherent power present in these herbs. We in Ayurveda believe that herbal remedies bring to you the richness of the herbs in a natural, unadulterated form. These combinations help improve immunity and provide strength, endurance and will.


Ayurveda uses the inherent power of natural herbs to bring about wonderful results on the human body. The herbs are natural and 100% safe. Ayurveda helps to strengthen the body muscles and bones, making them strong even to withstand any external pressures. The herbs in Ayurveda for bone and arthritic diseases help complete the body deficiency in a natural, herbal way.


HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT HELP IN OSTEOARTHRITIS


​EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (AMALAKI)


The herb is known for its rejuvenating properties. It is a natural antioxidant that removes free radicals from the body and helps in regeneration of cells. Amla helps in increasing the body vitality and strengthening immunity. It helps in developing healthy, glowing skin and preventing premature aging. Anemia and blood related disorders are helped in a natural way. It helps in maintaining proper functioning of the liver. It aids digestion by soothing hyperacidity. This wonderful herb helps in improving immunity and boosting metabolism. The herb helps gain youthful skin and beauty. Amla has aphrodisiac, antipyretic, cardio-tonic, anti-diabetic, cerebral and gastrointestinal properties. It prevents premature greying of hair, hair loss and promotes hair and nail growth. It enhances eye sight, keeps the mouth clean, and nourishes bones and teeth. It helps to keep the intestine clean and also controls blood sugar. Amla is used to prepare Yograj Guggul.


COMMIPHORA MUKUL (GUGGUL)


Guggul has highly potent rejuvenating properties. It revitalizes cells and therefore rejuvenates them. Its purifying properties as well as lipid- regulating properties make it a wonderful herb for many health tonics. It is useful for people who have low haemoglobin and are anemic. It is useful in many heath conditions as it has proved its versatility in several conditions. The effect it has on cholesterol and triglyceride levels indirectly protects the heart from atherosclerosis. The herb also boosts the levels of HDL cholesterol. This herb also has been proved to have antioxidant properties. The herb is beneficial for hypothyroidism related disorders. The herb promotes the metabolism and therefore aids in weight loss. It is also beneficial for conditions like arthritis, pre-menstrual syndrome, bloating and many more. Guggul is used in the preparation of Yograj GUGGUL and Joint aid capsules.


CURCUMA LONGA (CURCUMIN)


Owing to its rich medicinal properties, Curcumin is a widely used herb in case of cancer. Many malignant cancers have found their management in Curcumin. Anti-oxidants present in the herb reduce the free- radicals from the body thereby improving the health and immunity. Curcumin herb has rich anti-diabetic properties that make it a wonderful herb to use for diabetic patients. It is a famous Chinese medicine to relieve digestive and liver related diseases. Its anti- inflammatory properties make it a strong herb for various allergies, infections and inflammations. The herb has the power to fight against toxins and infections owing to its rich anti-biotic properties. It is used in many cosmetics due to its beneficial actions on the skin. We use Curcuma longa to prepare Curcumin capsules.


TERMINALIA CHEBULA (HARITAKI)


​Haritaki is an important constituent of Triphala that has wonderful health benefits. It acts well in gastrointestinal ailments, in cases of spleenomegaly, hepatomegaly, tumors, ascites, and anemias. Its powder, when mixed with honey and ghee, is an effective remedy for anemia. The herb improves memory and is salutary in dysuria and urinary stones. Haritaki helps in improving appetite and helps in the digestion. In anemia of any origin, Haritaki herb is highly beneficial. It helps anemia due to haemoglobin deficiency, anemia due to red blood cell deficiency, and anemias of abnormal form origin. Haritaki is used in Yograj Guggul.


WITHANIA SOMNIFERA (ASHWAGANDHA)


The ancient Ayurvedic herb Ashwagandha is a multiple benefit herb. It was beneficial effects over the complete human body in a natural way. Ashwagandha helps in cases impotency, stress, constipation, rheumatism and many more chronic ailments. A look at these disorders tells us that they are all related to our life style. The increase in stress and manifold decrease in a healthy diet and lifestyle leads to stress induced disorders including many neurological disorders. People usually complain of stress, fatigue, memory and bodily weakness. Most of us face issues of low stamina and endurance power.

Ashwagandha herb plays a vital role in such cases. It is a great antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to promote overall well-being of the body and nourishes it with strength and immunity. Apart from these, the herbal product has potential powers to nourish the brain to make the functioning of the brain quicker and sharper. It has dynamic results on the male sexual system as it facilitates quicker and longer lasting erections. Ashwagandha herb is an indispensable part of many of our formulations owing to its benefits. You will find it in Ashwagandha capsules.


TERMINALIA BELERICA (VIBHITAKI)


A very important herb in the Ayurvedic world, Vibhitaki is famous for its wonderful use in the formation of Triphala. It has numerous health benefits on the human body. Its action on the heart makes it an excellent heart tonic. It helps in purifying blood, thinning of blood, and removing toxins. It is used in cases of low RBC count and low haemoglobin. Vibhitaki helps cases of anemia of any origin and help regain healthy haemoglobin count and form. Our product Yograj Guggul has Vibhitaki.


CORAL (PARVAL PISHTI)


​The word Parval is used for Coral. Coral is the store of calcium in the purest form. It has been used since ancient times in Ayurvedic medicine. Derived from the red coral roots, it helps in the formation of strong bones and is very effective in cases of osteoporosis. We use Coral to form CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES.


AGATE (AKKI PISHTI)


Agate is a natural store of calcium. It is a wonderful heart tonic and is used in many cases of heart and cardiac diseases. It is rich in natural calcium that is required for normal muscle functioning. Agate is made into a natural calcium compound and used in the coral calcium complex. It gives wonderful results in osteoporosis and other low calcium states. Agate is used in CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES.


PEARL (MUKTA PISHTI)


Mukta means pearl and pishti means powder. So the product if formed from the powdered form of pearl. Pearl is famous for its cooling effects. It helps rejuvenate the body by its soothing effects. It is a very rich source of calcium and is believed to effectively help cases of osteoporosis, bleeding disorders, gastritis, diarrhea, chronic blood pressure and burning sensation. The benefits of Pearl are added to CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES.







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