The retention of fluid by some parts of the body in the tissues of the body causes abnormal swelling in that part of the body. This abnormal swelling of the body part is called edema.
This problem can occur in any parts of the body and is mostly found in the legs, hands, chest region and even in the abdomen. In some cases, it has been found that standing or sitting for long hours can worsen the condition and in some other the condition is found to be worsening at the end of the day.
In case of chest edema, shortness of breath is one of the common symptoms. There are different causes of edema. Venous disease, blood clotting, monthly menstrual cycle, effects of hypertension and diabetes, congestive heart failure, etc. are some of the conditions that lead to edema. However, varied herbal remedies can effectively treat the ailment.
Edema cure with herbal remedies:
Mustard Oil: The oil that is extracted from the mustard seeds is considered as one of the best remedies for edema. All that needs to be done is to just warm up some amount of mustard oil and massage it on to the area which has swollen up.
Dandelion: This herb is one of the best natural diuretic that is beneficial in reducing the swelling of edema. The leaves of dandelion have high content of vitamin A, B, C and D and are also rich in manganese, zinc, calcium, potassium, boron, iron, copper, chlorine, magnesium as well as silicon.
You need to boil and cup of water. After that, remove it from the heat and add one teaspoon of fresh dandelion to it. Then the tea is allowed to steep for 3 minutes and then strain the herb. Two cups of dandelion tea on a daily basis is best for lessening the swelling.
Cucumber: Cucumber is well known for its healing properties and aids in treating a number of ailments. Consume cucumber on a regular basis. It helps to lessen the swelling of edema by eliminating the toxins from the body that are responsible for the swelling.