Deficiency of vitamin D leads to two severe diseases – rickets and osteomalacia in children and adults respectively. Since your child’s body lacks in vitamin D, it is rendered unable to effectively absorb calcium as well as phosphorus which again contribute towards healthy and strong bones. Rickets result in soft or deformed bones thereby causing them to twist or bend. Rickets usually occurs when your child starts teething and the very first symptoms of rickets could vary from restlessness, paleness, flabby muscles, bow legs, pigeon breast and knock knees. The best way to treat rickets is to catch it early. If any of the related symptoms show up, you should consult your doctor. Natural way to combat rickets involves remedies that supply adequate levels of vitamin D, calcium and phosphorus to your child. Here are some highly effective home remedies to treat rickets.