To treat rheumatic joints, grind up black mustard seeds and add an equal amount of vegetable shortening. Rub it on the affected joint to ease pain and discomfort. Another great pain reliever for rheumatic arthritis, is a remedy made by taking two cups of rosemary and adding it to three cups of brandy. Steep this mixture for one week. Strain the rosemary from the liquid and use it like you would a poultice on the affected joint. Another good treatment is to fill #OO capsules with ginger. Take two capsules per day. After a couple months of treating the joint you will notice reduced pain and swelling. For a bath treatment, place several cups of sea salt in hot bath water. Soak in the tub for about twenty to thirty minutes each day. Another bath treatment you can try is to put a cup of Epsom salts in your bath water and soak in this for thirty minutes per day. Make the tub water as hot as you can stand it. Another excellent treatment for arthritis is to put two tablespoons for brewer's yeast in one cup of milk and drink each morning.
Mix an ounce of honey, fourteen ounces of water, and one ounce of apple cider vinegar. Drink this one time per day. After using this each day for one full month, you should notice a considerable improvement with reduced swelling. Put two tablespoons of alfalfa sprouts in three cups of boiling water. Bring this to a fast boil. Remove it from the heat and let it steep for thirty minutes. Strain this and add three cups of water. Add three-quarters cup of honey. Drink the six cups each day for two weeks. Be sure to make the tea fresh each day. You should see a noticeable improvement after the two weeks.
An excellent arthritis liniment is made with horseradish. Put one cup of melted paraffin and grated horseradish in the blender. Blend until this is liquefied. Rub this on the affected joint and wrap it with a flannel cloth loosely and leave this on overnight. Rinse the mixture off the following morning. Repeat this process until the inflammation is gone. Store the liniment in a tightly closed container. A wonderful pain ointment for rheumatoid arthritis consists of mixing a half cup of rosemary leaves, a half teaspoon oil of cloves in one cup of vegetable oil. Mix in a half cup of salt and a half cup of dried mustard. Add just enough melted paraffin to make a paste. Rub this on the affected area. This will help to releive the swelling and any pain.