Herbal Remedies For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Many herbal remedies for carpal tunnel syndrome are recognized which aid in its treatment and relieve the symptoms. Patients who suffer from this, complain of tingling and burning sensation in the middle and index finger. Many also feel a loss of grip and increased pain. The reason for the above signs is the compression of the median nerve that is present in the hands. Herbs that are advantageous to use for this disorder are listed below.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


Few Home Remedies For Carpal Tunnel

  • Turmeric has an active compound called curcumin which has many anti inflammatory properties. It also reduces pain and burning sensation. To get desired results, 300 mg is the recommended intake per day.


  • Pineapple has an enzyme called bromelain that is good for swelling. To get it naturally, a cup of pineapple can be consumed everyday. Tablets and capsules are to be taken if a higher dose of bromelain is needed.


  • Ginger if taken daily can reduce muscle pain and improve movement of the hand and wrist. Also a natural pain reliever, raw fresh ginger is the best form to intake. 


  • Green tea which is rich in poly phenols increases circulation to the hands and also reduces inflammation. Do not over boil tea as it will taste bitter. Steep the leaves for 3- 4 minutes in boiled water and drink regularly.


  • Red pepper contains capsacin, a chemical that gives it a sharp bite. It decreases the inflammatory response that causes swelling and pain. Apart from the natural source, may oils and creams that contain this extract are available.

 


Tips For Managing Carpal Tunnel Naturally

  • Hot and cold compress can be done.


  • Physiotherapy is also beneficial.


  • Acupuncture for pain relief is suggested.

Using the above herbs and improving work ergonomics will go long way in managing carpal tunnel syndrome. Herbal remedies work slowly but give long lasting results.

 

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