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Medic for Chondromalacia Patellae

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   7. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is another good remedy that you should try at home to ease the pain and swelling due to runner’s knee.

apple cider vinegar for chondromalacia patellae

It helps reduce pain and swelling by eliminating accumulated toxins from the joints and connective tissues.


Also, its alkalizing effect is beneficial if you suffer from arthritis.

  • Soak a small towel in a mixture of equal amounts of warm water and raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar. Wring out the excess liquid and wrap the towel around the painful knee for 10 to 15 minutes. Repeat 2 or 3 times a day.
  • Also, add 2 tablespoons of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar to a glass of water. Add some raw honey and drink it twice daily.

8. Ginger

Ginger works as a natural painkiller and is a treasure trove of health benefits.


ginger for chondromalacia patellae

It is one of the top superfoods that reduces inflammation due to a compound called gingerol that has anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. Hence, ginger helps reduce the pain and swelling associated with chondromalacia patellae.


Ginger also helps block COX-2, a chemical in the body that causes pain.

  • Drink ginger tea 2 or 3 times a day. To prepare the tea, cut up a small piece of ginger, boil it in a cup of water for 10 minutes and strain it. To improve the taste, you can sweeten it with some delicious sweet organic honey.
  • Also, you can massage the knee with a little ginger oil a few times a day.

Medic for Chondromalacia Patellae was last modified: May 28th, 2018 by Top10HomeRemedies
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2 thoughts on “Medic for Chondromalacia Patellae”

  1. It’s really helpful. I didn’t realize my condition until I read your article, though I had already used honey & ginger with some sugar because of its antiinflammatory power. Thank you so much

  2. Take One Table spoon Cayenne /Chillie powder. Add One or more tablespoon warm Coconut oil to make a paste. Apply this paste to ur knee and Wrap with Cling Film. Wash off with warm water after 30 minutes. Voila!!! No swelling and pain.

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