The Turmeric and Pineapple Juice that Eases Gout

by Daniel / Jun 09, 2017 / 0 comments

Gout is a type of arthritis that has sudden and severe joint pains. When suffering from an attacks, the area swells, becomes red and warm with sharp pains. The attacks starts from one joint to another and often attacks the joints of the big toe.

The swelling and pain is caused by uric acid crystals that form in the joint area causing inflammation. The good news is, there are powerful ingredients that you can use to relieve gout pain. You only need the following ingredients:

One medium-sized pineapple

Fresh ginger root (one inch)

2 tablespoons of turmeric powder

One cup of tart cherry juice

Directions

Chop the skinless pineapple into small pieces and place in a blender along with the other ingredients

Blend until the mixture becomes even

Transfer in a glass and store in a fridge

Health Benefits

Ginger Root

Ginger root has the active ingredients gingerol that reduces inflammation

Pineapple

The bromelain content in pineapples fights inflammation and swelling. It also eases the digestion process especially on the foods that have uric acid.

Tart Cherry

According to research, cherries bring down uric acid levels in the blood and thus reducing the chances of a gout attack.

Turmeric

Turmeric has curcumin, an anti-inflammatory that fights gouts and other conditions.