To make this home remedy for gout and joint pains we will need Take normal temperature water not cold and we will juice the lemon into the water. Then stir it to mix do not add sugar or any sweetener or even salt. sugar is the cause of many problems including joint pains. drink this once in the morning after getting up and then once in the evening everyday also massage some lemon juice lightly on the joint that is painful. it will reduce swelling and pain too. do try this and give your feedback.