The term rheumatism in the current sense has been in use since the late 17th century, as it was believed that chronic joint pain was caused by excessive flow of rheum or bodily fluids into a joint.
Rheumatism is a general term for most joint pain and extraarticular and events. People with rheumatism should stick to the principles of healthy eating and to reduce the use of meat, eggs, sugar and stimulants (coffee, strong tea, alcoholic drinks) is occasionally necessary to introduce a diet of raw food and fruit diet, because it can be healing. Fresh fruit and vegetables, especially lettuce should be over-represented in the menu. You need to eat as often as leek, which, in addition, used against heartburn and protects the blood vessels.
Today we know that there are different rheumatic diseases that can be caused by inflammation, mechanical damage or changes in metabolism, and rarely occur as a result of taking certain types of drugs. Although physicians greatly clarify the ways in which these diseases occur and there have been cases when the causes of rheumatic problems remain unknown, which are said only that the functional nature, which means it can not be seen by the changes in the structure of the affected tissues to explain the nature of the problems. Rheumatic diseases include about 200 diseases that are so highly differ in the causes and origin, clinical presentation, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures used, but they shared the main symptom: pain in joints, bones, muscles or spine, which may be accompanied by swelling, deformity and dysfunction of the affected body part.
Roughly can be divided into inflammatory, metabolic, out of joint and degenerative rheumatic diseases, although they often overlap, so that the patient can also have two or more diseases.
Corn and millet salve
Corn and millet are suitable for coating against rheumatic pain and joint pain, as long as they remain hot. Usually they are prepared without additives. Wraps need to be hot.
Natural oils to relieve rheumatic pains
In a jar to put 8 tablespoons chopped leaf belladonna, 2 tablespoons chopped rosemary leaves and pour a liter of homemade olive oil. Jar keep sealed for a month and keep at room temperature. Shake the mixture in jar several times a day. After a month you can use the mixture so first filter it. Use the oil for massaging rheumatic parts of the body.
Natural cure for rheumatism with chestnut
In a jar pour a liter of homemade olive oil and add 5 tablespoons finely chopped leaf lilac and 5 tablespoons of chopped flower horse chestnut. Jar keep sealed for a month and keep at room temperature. After one month filter the mixture and use it for massaging rheumatic body parts.
Comfrey salve for rheumatism
Grind a handful of fresh leaves of comfrey (Symphytum officinale) and briefly fry in 250 g of lard and let it sit overnight. On the morning,heat it, strain and pour into a suitable container. Keep in refrigerate and when necessary use it applying on rheumatic body parts.
Wraps of vinegar and grape brandy
At morning and evening massage your sore spots with mixture of grape brandy and wine vinegar (equal amounts), and then coated with a thin layer of olive oil, and gently rub it in a circular motion into the skin until is completely absorbed. Thereafter, sick parts wrap with cotton or linen rags and stay in a warm room.
If you have any rheumatic symptoms and pain consult with your doctor*