Monday, 23 May 2011

Revise - Conditions - Arthritis osteo

Definition: A degenerative inflammatory disease of one or more joints
Possible causes: excessive joint usage, injury, inflammatory diseases and diabetes
General signs and symptoms: local inflammation because of the bones rubbing together
Methods of use: compress, bath, lotions/creams, massage but not over the swelling
Suggested oils: juniperberry, lemon, black pepper, cypress, nutmeg, chamomile (german), rosemary, pine, marjoram (sweet), ginger
Holistic advice:  diet, avoid red meats, tea, coffee, alcohol.  Suggest supplements vitamin A, B Complex and E, cod liver oil, calcium and aloe vera gel.  Gentle exercise.



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