Added/Modified on December 11, 2014
If the bones of people become weak and thin, it may give rise to osteoporosis. This disease is characterized by depleted bone mass and loss in bone tissues. This may give rise to fragile and weak bones. Osteoporosis can be cured and prevented effectively by herbal remedies. Here are few of them:
Vitamin D is essentially needed for bone density and treatment of osteoporosis. Sit for at least 15 minutes in the sun on regular basis. Sunlight helps the body to make vitamin D. However, one can also take vitamin D supplements to get rid of this disease.
Peanut butter contains magnesium as one of its main constituent which helps strengthen and rebuild the bone mass. Consume two tablespoons of peanut butter on a daily basis to alleviate the symptoms of osteoporosis.
Vinegar is very effective in treatment of this disease as it has the quality to absorb calcium in the bones. You can add vinegar to salads and have it on regular basis.
An herb Black Cohosh is known for regulating estrogen levels. It is helpful to countervail bone loss that may occur as a result of post-menopausal estrogen reduction. You can take it in the form of tincture or capsule.
Flaxseed contains phytoestrogen as its constituent, which is helpful in regulating estrogen levels after menopause. This thus helps prevent bone loss and lower down the symptoms of this disease. You should consume ground flaxseed for obtaining best results.
Pigweed is a herbal plant that provides a source of calcium that is easily digestible. You can steam it and prepare the way spinach is prepared. It is extremely rich in calcium and strengthens your bones thus reducing the effects of this disease.
Horsetail is a natural source of silicon, which is an effective ingredient to protect the bones from loss of calcium. You can use dried horsetail and prepare a tea out of it. Drink this tea 2 times a day for few a days regularly.
Dandelion is a rich herbal source of boron, which is beneficial in strengthening of bone density. Take some dandelion leaves from the plants that are free from pesticides. Steam them alone or else steam them with cabbage. Consume it regularly in order to palliate the symptoms of osteoporosis.
Alfalfa is an effective herb with essential bone rich nutrients. Prepare either an alfalfa tea or else you can prepare a smoothie by adding a banana and few blueberries to alfalfa leaves. Drink it on a regular basis.
Soy And Green Tea
Soy is a rich source of isoflavones and green tea is a source of polyphenols. These natural estrogens help to retain bone health. One should drink green tea and soy milk on regular basis to help palliate the symptoms of this disease.
One should do weight bearing exercises for at least half an hour in a day. These exercises force the body to work opposite gravity which therefore combats osteoporosis. You should get involved in various such exercises such as jogging, weight lifting, walking, climbing stairs and dancing.
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