If you’re looking for remedies for joint pain, lemons can be your choice. While we’ve already penned an article emphasizing on the lemon health benefits earlier, we’ll now be talking about How to use lemon peel for joint pain? In the following article.
Lemons are loaded with vitamin C, A, B1, B6, magnesium, bioflavonoids, folic acid, pectin, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and is great for health, showing positive effect on stomach, liver, intestines and immunity boosting. Benefits of lemon peel are no less with lemon oil, citronella, and phellandrene, in addition to vitamin C, citric acid, malic acid, formic acid, hesperidin and pectins, and more.
Lemon peel has antiseptic properties and it acts as one of the effective remedies for joint pain. It contains volatile essential oils that helps soothe blood vessels with the anti-inflammatory properties, thus reducing the joint and nerve pain.
How to use lemon peel for joint pain
The recipe to use lemon peel for joint pain is simple yet effective and all you require is very few ingredients that are readily available in your kitchen.
Grate the lemon peel, carefully that you only get yellow layer and none of the white layer. Now rub this or massage the peel directly onto the affected body parts and wrap it with a bandage. Allow it to stay for 2 hours and wash off.
- Extra virgin olive oil
- 2 large lemons
- Eucalyptus leaves
- A small jar with lid
- Clean gauze
- Grate the lemon peels and place them in a jar and add ample olive oil to cover them up completely.
- Add Eucalyptus leaves to the mix and now close the jar tightly.
- Leave it on for two weeks.
- After 2 weeks, take some quantity of it on gauze and place it over the painful area. Apply it during nights so that the mix gets soaked into the skin while you sleep. Following the lemon peel remedy will reduce joint pain.
Aren’t these remedies of lemon peel for joint pain easy to follow? Follow these two remedies for joint pain to help relieve pain in leg and arm joints.
*Results may vary from person to person and results are not guaranteed