SWOLLEN KNEES? HOW TO USE EGG YOLKS AND ACV TO EASE PAIN AND SWELLING OVERNIGHT!!!
Swollen knees can be very annoying and painful. The pain may come from any bone that are making knee joint like femur, knee cap or tibia. Knee pain, also, can be a result of injury, arthritis or weak bone structure.
The first method to relieve swelling and the pain of the knees is to identify other additional symptoms. They can be redness, stiffness, numbness or difficulty standing and walking due to the pain. These symptoms usually are symptomatic of knee effusion.
Effusion is the accumulation of fluid in the knee joint, and it shows up after an injury. This fluid causes the swelling of the knee.
In this article we will present you 4 ways to treat the swollen knee and they should be used according to the cause of pain.
4 Ways to Treat Your Swollen Knees
The Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation Remedy
Injury can be the result of a strain or sprain, the impact from a fall or a twisted knee from bad posture and overuse. You can relieve knee pain using the following ways. The first is always to rest the knee to release any pressure build up from using the knee.
The second thing to do as you rest the knee is to ice it using cold compresses for about 10 to 20 minutes. These could be ice cubes in a bag or other frozen products such as veggies and peas in your freezer. The cold reduces swelling and in turn pain, by constricting blood vessels to reduce blood flow to the affected part. Inflammation is in most cases a symptom of painful knees. The third remedy to reduce the swelling is applying compression bandages. They should not be so tight to cut off blood circulation. Always keep your knee elevated as you rest and use all the other remedies.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has many benefits, also use it to relieve pain. It has an alkalizing effect which is why it is able to neutralize harmful toxins that accumulate in the knee. Drink a mixture of 2 teaspoons of ACV and a glass of water on a daily basis.
Another alternative is in a bath to add 2 tablespoons of ACV and soak the knee in it for 10 minutes.
Massage your knee with this solution prepared of olive oil and ACV 2 times per day.
The abovementioned natural remedies should reduce the swelling and lessen the pain , but if not, than you should definitely consult your health care provider.
Egg Yolk and Table Salt
Epsom salt and cabbage are the best solutions when it comes to inflammation, and you will see in the video bellow.
However, you can also try salt and fresh egg yolk:
- Prepare a paste with one tablespoon of salt and one fresh egg yolk.
- Once prepared, apply the paste on the painful area.
- Use a cling paper to cover it and then secure it with an elastic bandage.
- Remember to change the paste every 2 hours. Use minimum 5 applications daily.
The salt is a rich source of minerals like magnesium, which is a muscle relaxant and as a result it will help you reduce fluid in the tissues. It will also reduce swelling. When it comes to egg yolk, its oils will easily pass through the skin and will carry the needed minerals to the affected area.
Another pain relief remedy is a mustard oil. You can massage the knee with it. It will improve blood circulation and ease the pain and reduce swelling.
Take two tablespoons of mustard oil and heat them. Leave it to cool a little bit, but use it still warm. Place a warm towel on it.
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