Plantar Fasciitis is a disease of the bottom of the Foot.
Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation of the longest ligament in the body.
It extends from the heel to the middle of the foot.
It acts as a shock absorber and supports the arch of the feet.
Symptoms generally worsen with walking, standing or running.
They improve with rest.
Pain can be in any area on the bottom of the foot, but most commonly in the instep, center heel, front heel and or arch.
Causes of Plantar Fasciitis
Wear & tear
Injury due to overuse
Tightness in lower legs
Stiffness in the muscles
Sudden gain in Body Weight
Injury to the Plantar Fascia
Prolonged running and Standing
If not treated properly, Plantar Fasciitis may cause
Damage to the Tissues
Your best bet is, Arnica and Poison Ivy
A visit to the Doctor is a must
Materia Medica for Plantar Fasciitis Single Herb
The Anti inflammatory property of Arnica helps to reduce the inflammation and swelling. Arnica stimulates the blood circulation in the Feet. It speeds up the healing process of the tissues.
Add 1 tablespoon of Arnica tincture in warm foot bath water. Soak your feet in it for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse off. Repeat this twice a day 2 to 3 times a week.
Turmeric ( Haldi in India ) has strong Anti inflammatory and Analgesic property. These properties reduce the pain and inflammation of the feet. Multiple Herbs How to Use Herbal Treatment? Click Here +
Take 1 to 2 teaspoons of Turmeric. Add half teaspoon of hot Clarified Butter ( Ghee in India ) in it. Mix well. Swallow this mixture with a glass of warm Milk. Drink it daily at night.
Take sufficient amount of Turmeric powder. Add honey to it form a paste. Apply this paste to the affected feet. Wrap the feet with a bandage. Leave it for 20 to 25 minutes. Rinse off. Repeat this 2 to 3 times a week.
Herbal Treatment For Plantar Fasciitis 1
Tincture the whole plant of Arnica. Take 5 drops a day in water. Take for 7 days.
Or : Buy tincture of Arnica over the counter. Take 5 drops in water every day, for 7 days.
Follow this with Poison Ivy.
Either tincture the flowers of Poison Ivy or buy the tincture from a drug store.
Take 5 drops in water, once, every day, for 7 days.
Take Turmeric as follows.
Take 3 table spoons of organic Turmeric. Boil in half a liter of water till it becomes pasty. Remove from fire. Cool. Store in a jar in a fridge. Take half a teaspoon in luke warm milk every day from day one till the whole Turmeric finishes. Add jaggary or honey to taste. Do not add sugar.
Locally apply oil of Wintergreen, till pain is gone.