Ginger is blended with turmeric and several other herbs and spices to create a healing herbal barbecue rub for natural arthritis treatment.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Barbecue Rub Ingredients
Turmeric powder 2 tablespoon
Ginger 2 tablespoons
Cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon
Paprika 2 tablespoons
Garlic 1 teaspoon
Paprika 1 teaspoon
Onion powder 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Cumin powder 1 teaspoon
Mix all the ingredients and store in an air tight container away from heat, light and moisture.
Turmeric contains curcumin which has anti-inflammatory properties and is useful for reliving the pain and swelling of arthritis.
Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties which reduce the pain of arthritis. A study done in Miami revealed that ginger was effective in relieving the pain of patients with osteoarthritis.
Do not take ginger if you have a bleeding disorder.
Do not take ginger if you are taking aspirin and blood thinning medications like warfarin.
3. Cayenne Pepper
Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin which has pain relieving effects that are useful for the management of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Cayenne pepper can cause skin irritation when applied to the skin.
Do not apply capsaicin cream to broken skin.