3 homemade ointments against rheumatism, sore joints and gout
- Recipe for an ointment that relieves joint pain and strengthens joint mobility: make a compress before bed. Mix equal amounts of honey, flour, apple cider vinegar and brandy. Knead the dough from these ingredients. Add a little more flour as needed to make the dough more compact – Roll out the dough into a round loaf and place on the sore spot. Then wrap with cellophane. Secure the compress with a cotton cloth. Hold overnight. Discard the compress in the morning because it is used only once. The compress removes pain and strengthens joint mobility.
- Recipe for ointment against rheumatism and gout – you need 50 grams of dried black poplar (Populus nigra) buds. Grind the dry buds to a powder. Take one part powder and 4 parts Vaseline (or fresh butter). Stir the ingredients. Keep refrigerated in a closed container. Rub the ointment into the painful parts of the body. In folk medicine, black poplar buds are used against hypertension. Headaches, flu, colds, laryngitis, bronchitis, inflammatory conditions of the lungs and throat, eczema, urinary tract diseases, venous ulcers, pressure ulcers, ulcers and prevent hair loss.
- Recipe for compresses for diabetics (diabetic foot) – there are many people who often have tingling and cramps in their feet or have a diabetic foot (especially people with diabetes). Grate or mix 100 grams of washed and raw potatoes with peel. Mix 50 grams of horseradish. Mix and add any vegetable oil. Make a compress and put it on your feet. Apply the compress in the evening before bedtime. Hold overnight. In the morning, your legs will be light and cramps will be reduced.