Myositis is an inflammation of skeletal muscles, the causes of which can be previous infectious diseases (influenza, sore throat, rheumatism), hypothermia or muscle strain, severe cramps during swimming.

The development of myositis can be facilitated by injury, the introduction of parasites into the muscles, or prolonged stay in an uncomfortable position.

Usually the broad muscles of the back, muscles of the neck, shoulders, arms, legs, and buttocks are affected. Myositis often becomes chronic with periodic exacerbations.

In this case, dense nodules or cords appear in the thickness of the muscle, which can be felt. The disease is accompanied pain in the affected muscles, which gradually intensifies.

Folk remedies for the treatment of myositis

Boil 3-5 potatoes in their skins, apply to the sore area through 1-2 layers of clean cloth and press firmly. For better contact, mash the potatoes first.

Cover the top of the potato compress with a woolen scarf. As the potato mixture cools, remove the layers of cloth one by one.

After the potato reaches the same temperature as the body temperature (it will no longer warm the area of the body to which it is applied), remove it, and rub the affected area with cologne and insulate it well. It is preferable to warm up at night.

After the procedure, well insulated, go to bed. Unpleasant the sensations, as a rule, go away immediately, but still repeat the procedure several evenings in a row to consolidate the results of the treatment.

For all types of myositis it is indicated anti-inflammatory therapy: boil 5-6 fresh burdock leaves with boiling water. Fold the leaves in a stack, place them on the sore spot and cover the top with a flannel rag or woolen scarf.

A highly effective remedy for colds and traumatic myositis is rubbing with a badyagi:
melt 1 tsp. butter and mix with 1/4 tsp. badyagi powder.
At night, rub the mixture into the sore area and tie it with a flannel rag. Attention! This procedure should be carried out no more than once a week, otherwise skin irritation may occur.

To rub into sore muscles, prepare an ointment from willow buds — grind them and mix with butter in a 1:1 ratio.

For muscle pain, compresses made from horsetail infusion or rubbing the following ointment into sore spots helps: 4 parts unsalted lard (or unsalted butter oil) mix thoroughly with 1 part of horsetail herb powder.

To relieve muscle pain, sprinkle 2 leaves of white cabbage (pre-soaped) with baking soda and apply them to the sore spot as a compress, tying on top with a woolen scarf.

Mix 1 egg yolk, 1 tsp. turpentine and 1 tbsp. l. apple cider vinegar, grind it all to the consistency of sour cream and rub in the ointment overnight. After rubbing, be sure to wrap yourself warmly.

Pour 0.5 liters of water into 15–20 fresh physalis fruits, or juice from the same amount of fruits, or 20 g of dry fruits, bring to a boil, heat over low heat or in a water bath for 10–15 minutes and leave until cool. Take 1/4 cup 4-5 times a day before meals.
After each month of treatment you need to take a break for 10 days.

Pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 tsp. dried flowers or 1 des. l. dry leaves of borage (borage) and let it brew, wrapped, in a sealed container for 5 hours. Drink 1 tbsp. l. infusion 6 times a day.

Pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 tsp. dried Adonis spring herb and let it brew, wrapped, for 1 hour. Drink 1 tbsp. l. 3 times a day for muscle pain.


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