Take a look a these Gout Home Remedies and see which one can help you soothe the extremely painful symptoms of a bout of gout, which comes on suddenly and without any warning.
Gout, dubbed as the "rich man's illness", is a great source of amusement for others.
But you ask anyone who has suffered from this and they will tell you in detail that it is no laughing matter.
It is seriously painful!
Now that we have checked out some of the facts about gout let's take a look at some traditional Gout Home Remedies and see how
these old folklore solutions can help in reducing the build up of uric
acid in the body, and perhaps help us stop worrying about what is causing our gout.
And at the same time give some relief in soothing the area afflicted by this incredibly painful ailment.
1 pkt Epsom Salts
1 pkt Cream of Tartar
1 pkt Flowers of Sulfur
Mix all the ingredients together and place in an airtight container.
Take a half teaspoon stirred into a glass of water first thing in the morning.
Take a few leafs of the Arum Lily
Do not crush or bruise the leaf and heat it up in water.
Apply this as a plaster to the gout infected area for relief of itching and peeling of the skin which is one the the unpleasant after effects of a gout attack.
One thick slice of bread
One large onion
Heat the milk, and pour onto the slice of bread.
Grate the onion and add to the milk and bread. Mix into a paste and place on the inflamed gout infected area. Keep in place with a retaining dressing.
A bowl of cherries a day will keep my gout at bay!
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Soak 4 figs in water, mash them and then apply directly to the affected area and keep in place with a clean cloth.
Leave for up to an hour.
Gout is caused by build up of uric acid in the joints.
Figs are alkaline and help to counteract this acidity.
Morin, a compound found in figs have been shown to reduce uric acid.
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