Arthritis, in simple terms, is a painful degenerative condition that causes inflammation of the joints. There are more than hundred types of joint diseases that refers to arthritis and osteoarthritis is most common among them, which ia caused due to wear and tear of the joints over years and gets worse with age. The stiffness and swelling around the joints often restricts movement. Traditional medicines treat arthritis mainly with anti-inflammatory drugs and pain killers and in extreme cases with surgery. These treatments no doubt alleviate the symptoms but there is no complete cure for arthritis. Inflammatory medications often cause side effects. However, there are many home remedies that have shown promising results in reducing pain and inflammation and help you bring more control over your life.