Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis – An Ayurvedic Perspective


Ayurvedic Treatment for Osteoarthritis

Do's

CEREALS Wheat Gehun Godhuma Triticum Sativum, Lam
Rice Chaval Vrihi Oryza sativa
PULSES Black gram Urada Mash Phasiolus mungo
Horse gram Kultha Kulutthah Macrotyloma unilorum
FRUITS Lemon Nimbu Nimba Citrus limon
Pomegranate Anar Dadim Punica granatum
Grapes Angur Draksha Vitis venifera
Mango Aam Aamra Mangifera indica
VEGETABLES Brinjal Baingan Vrntaka
Garlic Lahasuna Lashunamh Allium sativum
Sponge gourd Parvala Patola Tinospora cordifolia
Drumstick Sigru Moringa oleifera
OTHERS Hot water,light and easy to digest food, Clarified butter,oil,sesame,coconut water,milk,sour vinegar,tarmarind(imli)
LIFESTYLE Sleeping on the ground, Bathing,nourishing diet, sunlight exposure,light exercise


Don’ts

CEREALS Special variety of rice Kodrava,samvaka
PULSES Chick pea Chana dal Chanaka Cicer arietinum
Pigeon pea Arhar dal Adhaki Cajanus cajan
Green gram Mung dal Mudga Phaseolus radiatus
VEGETABLES Peas Matar Pisum sativum
Bitter gourd Karela Karavellaka Momordica charantia
Lotus stem
Drumstick Sigru Moringa oleifera
OTHERS Jambu, betel nut, cold water, heavy and difficult to digest food,lean and dry meat
LIFESTYLE Suppression of natural urges, Night awakening, exertion, fasting, excessive walking, overeating, anger