Top 10 home remedies to cure gout
Cherries-They can be eaten or drink at least a glass of cherry juice a day.
â€¢ Apples- 1 apple per day will give relief from gout.
â€¢ Bananas- Eat 3 to 4 bananas a day. They have minerals for the healing process.
â€¢ Drink Water- 6-8 glasses of water per day is important to help kidneys flush out the system. Add juice of a Â½ of a lemon to at least three times a day.
â€¢ Special Diet- Lower animal protein intake, while increasing 2 to 4 fresh fruits a day. Some berries, tomatoes, green peppers, and letâ€™s not forget leafy green vegetables. These leafy green vegetables should include spinach, and bok choy.
â€¢ Exercise- The exercises must focus on the affected area or joint. For example if the gout is in the toe, exercise by wiggling the toe. These exercises should be done at least 3 to 4 times a day.
â€¢ Avoid Alcoholic Drinks- This will only increase the uric acid in the joint, and promotes dehydration in the body.
â€¢ Soaking Bath- Soak the toes in water with Epsom salt for pain relief. If the area that is affected and unable to soak in a tub, then take a piece of white flannel cloth soaked in warm castor oil, and place on the affected area.
â€¢ Garlic-Eat 2-3 raw cut up garlic cloves daily.
â€¢ Medication- Consult your physician if pain persists.