Inflammation of joints; swelling, redness of the skin and impaired motion. Two types: 1) Osteo: chronic disease involving joints, especially weight-bearing joints; 2) Rheumatoid: chronic disease characterized by inflammatory changes in joints that may result in crippling.
Tea Tree Oil, grapeseed or Jojoba oil.
For swelling, apply a flannel compress with several drops of Tea Tree Oil and clay poultice directly to affected area. A bath soak with 10 drops of the oil is also soothing.
Add 40 drops of Tea Tree Oil to 2 ounces of Jojoba or grapeseed oil; massage into affected area 2-3 times daily.
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This recipe is from “Australian Tea Tree Oil First Aid Handbook” by Cynthia Olsen.