Aching knee joints is a common health disorder globally. The pain in the joints can be attributed to a ton of factors too numerous to count.  Some of the most common reasons for knee pain include injury, degeneration, arthritis, infection, dislocated kneecap, osteoarthritis, bursitis, bone chips and tendonitis to name a few.

The severity of knee pain depends on the disorder and environment and may vary from person to person. Some of the common symptoms may include unbearable pain in joints, tenderness, stiffness, locking, and sometimes an effusion.

However, knee pain can also be caused by minor sprain or contusion which may vanish with proper rest and some simple and easy Ayurvedic home remedies providing deep and prompt pain relief.



Turmeric is a widely researched, and commonly used spice in India with amazing antiseptic and healing properties. Called as the 'golden wonder', turmeric can be used to treat numerous ailments, especially inflammation, helping you to recover from joint pains and arthritis.


Ginger is an important herb in Ayurveda for rejuvenation and healing. Best known for its anti-inflammatory properties, Ginger can be included in your daily diet. Application of ginger oil as well as drinking ginger tea can also prove effective results.


Ashwagandha is a Sanskrit tern translating to "smell of horse". It is believed that a person who consumes this herbal medicine will gain horse-like strength and vitality. Studies show that the extract of this Ayurvedic herb is an effective anti-inflammatory medicine.


The healing qualities of Shatavari is highly beneficial to treat an array of ailments. Shatavari also has anti-inflammatory properties, helps in reducing symptoms like cramps and pain and increases knee flexion.


Triphala, the “nectar of life”, is a traditional Ayurvedic formulation with amazing healing powers. The herbs in triphala have anti-inflammatory effects and helps in speeding the healing process in the body. It provides nutrients that help strengthen your bones and flush out excess uric acid, which can lead to inflammation, thus providing relief from gout, joint pain, arthritis, and other problems.


There are many types of massage that can benefit people with knee pain. Massage helps relieve pain in the muscles, relax surrounding the joints, decrease stress, release stiffness and allow for better range of motion and mobility.


Yoga is an ancient, natural and effective joint pain relieving technique that strengthens the body. There are many simple yoga asanas that can help you get rid of joint pain easily and manage arthritic conditions. It is also extremely helpful when you're living with symptoms like back pain, stiffness and inflammation.

These Ayurvedic home treatments are effective and provide intense relief for rheumatic pains, joint pains, swelling, muscular pain and knee pain and also help to control arthritis and spondylitis without side-effects. However, in case of intense and intolerable pain, consult your Ayurvedic physician immediately before proceeding with any home treatments or massages.