Lupus erythematosus is a connective tissue and a chronic inflammatory disease occurs when the body immune system attacks its own tissue and organs. It is an autoimmune disorder and affects joints, skins, internal organs, kidney, blood cells and organ systems like lungs and heart. This autoimmune disorder can affect both men and women at any age, but usually this disorder takes place within the range of age limit of ten to fifty. At times, the disease is hereditary while in some case, there is no family history behind the disorder. It can be treated with certain natural remedies, such as:
Natural remedies for lupus:
Omega 3 fish oils: According to many researchers, dietary add-ons along with low dose omega 3 fish oils recover lupus symptoms and show evidence of a protecting cardiovascular effect. Intake of 3 grams of omega 3 poly unsaturated fish oil supplements daily. It is also recommended to eat fish several times a week that is rich in omega 3 fatty acids.
Burdock root or red clover: Consumption of red clover or burdock root tea twice daily. Both Burdock root and red clover tea help to detoxify the patients having lupus.
Willow: The bark of willow helps in easing muscles and joint pain associated with lupus. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory against the affected joints. Willow is associated with curing of lupus that is linked with arthritis symptoms, muscle ache and pain as well as associated with headache. One can intake 50 gm of white willow bark twice per day. The consumption of white willow bark can help to replace the harsh prescription painkillers in order to control pain and discomfort.
Gingko biloba: This herb is helpful if reducing swelling and also helps to improve circulation in the kidneys thereby treating lupus. Gingko biloba should be taken between 50gm to 100 mg, twice daily for treating lupus disease.
Devil’s claw: Devil’s claw is a medicinal herb that is made from the dried roots of the plant. This herb has an anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effect that is useful for the patients with lupus. 2gm to 5 gm of Devil’s claw twice daily can help to treat the disease efficiently.