Ayurvedic Remedies for Knee Pains – Remedy 2

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This is another remedy in a series of remedies to cure knee pains. First remedy can be found here. Here we learn how to use the oil we prepared earlier to cure the knee pains.  Check the video for demonstration.

Heat the oil to lukewarm and apply it around the kneecap. Use the thumbs, apply some pressure and massage around the knee cap and back of it. Prepare the following dictation and put the leg on it such that the arising vapor is touching the massaged areas.


  • Crown flower, Gigantic swallow wort / Calotropis gigantea / अर्क (Arka) / मदार (Madar) / జిల్లేడు (Jilledu) leaves
  • Castor tree leaves
  • Five-leaved chaste tree / Vitex negundo / Sindhuvara (सिन्धुवार) / Nirgundi (निर्गुंडी) / Vavili, Vayili (వావిలి, వాయిలి) leaves
  • Coffee senna, Negro coffee / Cassia occidentalis / Kasoundee (कसौंदी) / Kaasaari, Kasamardha (कासारी, कसमर्दा) / Kasivinda, Chennangi (కసివింద, చెన్నంగి) leaves
  • Turmeric Powder / Haldi (हल्दी) / Pasupu (పసుపు) [Buy Online at Amazon India / US / Canada / UK]

Boil all the leaves and add turmeric powder. Boil until it starts vaporizing.

Keep the massaged leg straight using a chair under the feet. Put the boiling pan under the leg, so that the vapor touches the massaged areas.

After that, soak a cotton cloth in this dicaction, squeeze the dicaction out, and massage the leg from thighs to feet.

Now, exercise part: Hold the knees with both hands, straighten the leg while inhaling and retract it while exhaling. Do this slowly for few times. Rotate the leg clockwise and anticlockwise. Straighten the leg and rotate feet clockwise and anticlockwise. Retract the toes of both feet while inhaling and release while exhaling.

Watch the below video for instructions in Telugu:

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One thought on “Ayurvedic Remedies for Knee Pains – Remedy 2

  1. T Ashok kumar

    Where can i get the ready made oil with the above mentioned process for knee joints pain relief because i am unable to get the leafs of the plants for preparation of medicine. Kindly help me in this regard


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