arthritis, joint pain and herbs that help
Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on January 29, 2011
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Arthritis, Joint Pain and Herbs that help
The following article by Dr Michael Cutler posted in Natural News contains a list of herbs that can help –
In his article he recommends the following herbs
- Alfalfa which provides essential minerals for bone development and can either be eaten as a raw plant or taken in capsule form.
- Amur Corktree is an herb sold under the name Nexrutine and has anti-inflammatory properties.
- Boswellia extract can help control osteoarthritis and reduce inflammation.
- Bromelain is an enzyme extracted from pineapples that reduces inflammation.
- Capsicum is also known as cayenne pepper, chili pepper and red pepper. It contains ample amounts of capsaicin, which causes the pungent and irritating effects. Applying this herb as an ointment or cream multiple times a day can provide you with real relief from joint pain.
- Devil’s Claw root is a pain-reliever and anti-inflammatory, and is often found in herbal combinations for arthritis.
- Ginger extract can help moderately reduce osteoarthritis pain according to some studies.
- Keratin is found in much of your body’s connective tissue such as skin, hair and teeth and is high in the amino acid cysteine, which is a shock-absorber and helps strengthen weight-bearing joints. Keratin is found in a scientifically formulated compound that can counteract joint destruction over time.
- Korean Angelica is an herbal agent that works on the central nervous system to help fight inflammatory pain throughout the body.
- Nobiletin has been shown in laboratory animals to dramatically suppress destructive inflammation.
- SAMEe (S-Adenosyl-Methionine) is as effective as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in increasing joint function and decreasing pain without the side effects.
- Stinging Nettle leaf extracts help restrain the inflammation in autoimmune conditions like those found in rheumatoid arthritis.
- Willow Bark contains substances with powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
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