16 Home Remedies to Get Instant Relief from Knee Pain & 16 More Tips to Ease The Pain




Knee pain is one of the most common health problems we experience during our lifetime. The reason why we feel the pain is defect in the bony structure of the knee cap and knee joint.




It can affect anyone, regardless of the age, and the intensity of the pain can vary from mild to severe. The best way to treat and cure this uncomfortable and painful condition is with the help of alternative medicine.

What Causes Knee Pain?

  • Aging
  • Knee injuries that occur during sport or recreational activities (dislocation of the knee joint or knee cap, fracture in the knee cap, injured ligaments, ligament tears, injured tendons)
  • Diseases such as arthritis or osteoporosis

Knee Pain Symptoms

  • Swelling in the knee
  • Sharp and dull pain in the knee joints
  • Stiffness and reduced movement of the knee
    • Difficulty in walking as a result of painful knee joints
    • Inflammation in the affected knee area

    Knee Pain Home Remedies

    Knee pain affects your everyday life by causing difficulty in walking and uncomfortable pain in the joints in this area when doing ordinary activities like bending your legs, walking, or running. Luckily, you can solve this problem and significantly reduce or eliminate your knee pain without making a hole in your pocket.




1. Apple Cider Vinegar with Cold Water

The alkalizing properties of apple cider vinegar help decrease the debilitating pain in knees. It is able to dissolve the harmful toxins in the knee joints, and lubricate the joints, thus improving the mobility.

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup of water
Directions

Add the vinegar in the water, and stir well. Drink this solution once a day.

2. Apple Cider Vinegar with Hot Water

Ingredients
  • 2 cups of apple cider vinegar
  • Hot water (hot bath)
Directions

Add APV in a bathtub filled with hot water, and stir well with your hands. Soak your knees in the water while still hot, for around half an hour. Do this once daily, for several days to lower your inner knee pain.

3. Apple Cider Vinegar with Olive Oil

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
Directions

Mix both ingredients well and apply the mixture to the front and back area of the knee. Let it act for half an hour, and then wash your knees with clean water. In this way, you will relieve the pain you feel in the this area.




4. Turmeric and Ginger

The active compound in turmeric, curcumin, provides anti-inflammatory effects which effectively relieve inner and outer knee pain. This food is one of the most effective knee pain relievers.

Ingredients
  • One and a half tablespoon of chopped ginger
  • One and a half tablespoon of turmeric
  • 2 drops of honey
  • 1 cup of water
Directions

Add all ingredients in the water, and boil over a medium heat for ten minutes. Let it cool for around ten minutes, and strain. Drink the liquid immediately. Do this twice a day to eliminate your knee pain.

5. Turmeric with Milk

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon of turmeric
  • 1 glass of milk
  • 2 drops of honey
Directions

Add turmeric in the milk, and then honey for taste. Boil for five minutes, and then let it cool about 5-6 minutes. Drink once daily to eliminate your inner knee pain.




6. Cayenne Pepper with Olive Oil

The capsaicin in cayenne pepper creates warm sensation around the aching knee area, relieving the pain and reducing the swelling.

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons of cayenne pepper
  • One and a half cups of olive oil
Directions

Prepare a paste by mixing these ingredients, and apply it on the painful knee area. Do this two times a day for a week-period to eliminate your knee pain that you feel when running.

7. Cayenne Pepper with Apple Cider Vinegar

Ingredients
  • One and a half tablespoon of cayenne pepper
  • A cup of apple cider vinegar
Directions

Mix the ingredients well, and pour the mixture into a bath water. You should soak the knees in this water for around 20 minutes. Do this on a daily basis to decrease the inflammation and relieve severe knee pain.




8. Ginger Tea

The anti-inflammatory properties of ginger are one of the most powerful when it comes to relieving painful and swollen knees.

Ingredients
  • Half a teaspoon of chopped ginger
  • A cup of water
    • 2 drops of honey
    • 2 drops of lemon juice
  • 9. Ginger Oil

    Ingredients

    2-4 tablespoons of ginger oil

    Directions

    Apply the oil directly on the affected knee areas using your fingers. Let it stay for around half an hour, and then rinse. Do this every day to relieve your knee pain.

    10. Lemon

    The abundance of citric acid found in lemons dissolves the uric acid crystals which are the main reason of the appearance of arthritis. Therefore, using this fruit can be an excellent natural remedy for knee pain caused by arthritis.

    Ingredients
    • 1 lemon
    • Half a cup of sesame oil
    • 1 cheese cloth
    Directions

    Cut the lemon in small pieces and put the pieces in a cheese cloth. Tie it, and dip it in the sesame oil for several minutes. Place the cloth on the affected knee area, and let it stay for around ten minutes. Do this twice a day to eliminate your knee pain.

    Alternative option – Dilute some lemon juice in a glass of war water and drink on an emptu stomach to relieve knee pain.




  • 11. Fenugreek seeds with Water

  • The anti-inflammatory properties of fenugreek seeds help relieve knee pain. These seeds are one of the most effective home remedies for this kind of problem, thanks to their warm nature.
    Ingredients
    • 2 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds
    • 1 cup of water
    Directions

    Soak the seeds in a cup of water overnight. The following morning, strain the seeds and eat them. Do this once a day to ease your severe knee pain.

    12. Fenugreek Seeds with Water

    Ingredients
    • 5 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds
    • Half a cup of water
    Directions

    Roast the seeds and once they cool to a room temperature, powder them. Then, add five tablespoons of the powdered seeds to the water to prepare a smooth paste. Apply it on the affected area, and let it act for half an hour. Wash with warm water. Do this on a regular basis to eliminate your knee pain.

    13. Mustard Oil

    This oil improves the blood circulation around the knees. Use it to lower the pain and inflammation in your knees that appear when you squat, run, or jump.

    Ingredients
    • 2 tablespoons of mustard oil
    • 2 to 3 garlic cloves
    • Hot water
    • A towel
    Directions

    Heat the oil over a medium heat, and add the chopped cloves. Heat for around 15 minutes until the oil becomes warm, and then apply it to your aching knee. Let it stay for an hour. The next thing to do is dipping the towel in a hot water and then squeezing it to remove the excess water. Place the towel on your knee to reduce your severe knee pain. Do this home treatment twice a week.

    14. Epsom Salt

    Epsom salt contains high amounts of the natural muscle relaxant – magnesium sulphate. It eliminates the excess fluid in tissues, thus lowering the pain and swelling in knees.

    Ingredients
    • A cup of Epsom salt
    • Hot water (hot bath)
    Directions

    Add the Epsom salt in a bathtub filled with hot water. Soak your knees for around 15 minutes, twice weekly. In this way, you will lower the pain and inflammation in the knee area.

    Note – If you suffer from diabetes, heart problems, or blood pressure, avoid Epsom salt.

    15. Cold Compress

    This simple home treatment helps constrict blood vessels and lowers the blood flow in the affected knee area, thus reducing the swelling.

    Ingredients
    • 5-6 ice cubes
    • A towel
    Directions

    Wrap the ice cubes in a towel and place it on the affected knee area. Let it stay for 10 to 20 minutes. Do this simple treatment on a daily basis to eliminate your knee pain.

    16. Eucalyptus Oil

    The analgesic properties of eucalyptus oil offer soothing effects to the aching knee. This oil penetrated deep into the skin, providing relief from mild and severe knee pain.

    Ingredients
    • 5 drops of eucalyptus oil
    • 5 drops of peppermint oil
    • 2 drops of olive oil
    • A small glass bottle
    Directions

    Put the peppermint and eucalyptus oil drops in the bottle, and add the olive oil. Blend well, and keep the bottle away from sunlight. Whenever you feel pain in your knee joints, apply some of the oil mixture on the affected area. Let it act for an hour before rinsing it off. Keep repeating this treatment until you relieve the knee pain.

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