Russian traditional medicine: Healing balm against inflammations, arthritis and rheumatism!

There are many reasons for joint pains, such as trauma, overloads, fractures, arthritis, rheumatism…

This recipe from the Russian traditional medicine is made in a very simple way and with simple ingredients, that you all have in your kitchen.


  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of water


Mix all the ingredients together until they get homogeneous. Put the balm in an old crème box or in a jar. Keep the balm in a fridge.


Apply this balm on the painful area and make a compression with a nylon bag and wipe it with a warm scarf. Keep the compression for 1.5 – 2 hours. Do this procedure before sleeping, so the joint remains steady after removing of the compression.

Wash the area, where the compression was, in the morning. Repeat this procedure 4-5 times in a row in order to feel the effect.