Pellegrini stieda syndrome is a medical problem which is characterized by pain, swelling and inflammation in the knee. This occurs due to the deposition of calcium on the inner side of the knee. This deposition occurs at the site where medial collateral ligament and the femur (thigh bone) is connected. This joint problem occurs usually in the person who have a medial collateral ligament injury. A person suffering from this kind of condition will have difficulty in making knee movements such as bending, twisting and straightening of the knee.
Here is a list of some wonderful herbs that are effective in the treatment of Pellegrini stieda syndrome. These herbs are well explained below:
Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) :
Bowellia is one of an excellent herbs for the treatment of Pellegrini stieda syndrome. This herb helps to reduce the pain in the joints by blocking the leukotrienes. These leukotrienes are the substances that attacks the healthy joints.
Curcumin (Curcuma longa) :
Curcuma longa, known as Turmeric, is an anti-inflammatory herb that contains two important chemicals (curcumin and curcuminoids) which are responsible for decreasing the inflammation. This herb is an effective pain reliever and hence one of an important herb used for the treatment of Pellegrini stieda syndrome.
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) :
Ashwagandha, known as Withania somnifera, is another wonderful herb that possesses anti-inflammatory properties that helps reduce the swelling and pain in the knee joint and hence effective in the treatment of the Pellegrini stieda syndrome. This herb is, in fact, good for the overall health of the body.
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum) :
Trigonella foenum graecum, is commonly known as fenugreek (methi). This herb is effective in the treatment of autoimmune disease where the immune cells of the body destroy its own tissues due to the breakdown of the cartilage that protects the joints of the body. Trigonella feonum graecum herb, hence, an effective way to treat the joints of the knee in Pellegrini stieda syndrome.
Guggul (Commiphora mukul) :
According to Ayurveda, aggravation of Vata and Kapha dosha leads to the joint pain. Commiphora mukul herb helps to balance these two doshas and hence effective in the treatment of the Pellegrini stieda syndrome.
Laksha (Ficus religiosa) :
Ficus religiosa is used in the treatment of 50 different types of disorders including inflammatory disorder. The bark of this plant is effective in bone fractures and ligament injury. Therefore, it is a good way to treat the Pellegrini stieda syndrome.
Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna) :
The bark of Terminalia arjuna helps to strengthen the bones of the body and also relieve fractures and injury in the bones and ligaments. In this way, this herb is helpful in treating the Pellegrini steida syndrome.
Asthisamhari (Cissus Quadrangularis) :
The herb Cissus quadrangularis is primarily used for the treatment of joint disorders, this herb is helpful in the healing of broken bones and injured ligaments and tendons as well. This herb possess anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory potential that are good for the treatment of Pellegrini steida syndrome.
Sonth (Zingiber officinale) :
Zingiber officinale is commonly known as ginger. This herb is not only used as a spice for cooking food but also has many medicinal properties. The compounds that give a strong flavor to the ginger, possess anti-inflammatory properties. This herb is useful in reducing the pain, swelling and inflammation in the knee joint and hence effective in the treatment of Pellegrini stieda syndrome.
Gorakhmundi (Sphaeranthus indicus) :
Another wonderful herb for reducing the pain in the knee joint is Sphaeranthus indicus. This herb is also useful in the treatment of Pellegrini stieda syndrome.
Nagbala (Grewia hirsuta) :
Last but not the least, Grewia hirsuta herb is also an excellent way to get relief from the joint pain. This herb reduces the anxiety and tension of the muscle and hence this herb is also known as muscle relaxant. This herb provides strength to the knee muscle and joint and hence an effective way to treat the Pellegrini stieda syndrome.
Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. WEBSITE – WWW.PLANETAYURVEDA.COM