I just have to put my 2cents in. Edgar Cayce
suggested a recipe of olive oil & tincture of myrrh in equal parts to massage into your whole body after an Epsom Salt
This was the diet he recommended:
Suggested Diet for both types of Arthritis
The following foods should be included in your diet:
a.All kinds of raw vegetables (except cabbage), watercress, chard, mustard greens, kale, carrots, celery, lettuce (leaf or Romaine). These may be eaten with gelatin. This should be Knox Gelatin recipes; the gelatin may also be taken with tomato juice or other juices.
b.Black bread (pumpernickel, rye, or whole wheat).
c.Nuts, especially almonds and filberts (raw nuts are better than those roasted and salted).
d.Fish and sea foods, fowl, lamb, wild game, liver, tripe and pig knuckles.
e.Vegetable juices, citrus fruit juices at times when cereal is not eaten.
f.Berries, except strawberries, and citrus fruits.
g.Cooked leafy vegetables (except cabbage); oyster plant (salsify); parsnips; potato peelings from the baked potato, but not the bulk of it.
h.Jerusalem artichoke once each week (they are a root).
i.Great deal of watercress and beet tops (these especially help the eliminations).
j.Most fruits may be eaten, preferably fresh. (*Gelatin has been called a catalyst in the body, helping it make use of the vitamins and other properties of vegetables and fruits.)
The following foods should be avoided:
a.These fruits: apples, bananas, strawberries, tomatoes.
b.These vegetables: cabbage, starchy foods.
c.No fried foods; no fats; no pork of any kind, including bacon.
d.No beef, no veal.
e.No malt drinks; no carbonated water (i.e., in any soft drinks).
f.No alcohol or spices or other stimulants.
*He always emphasized that Eliminations, Assimilation, Circulation and Relaxation were the things that had to be taken care of if you are to be healthy*
Elimination, Assimilation, Circulation & Relaxation