Herbals For Arthritis

Using herbs to treat Arthritis and Rheumatism When herbalists make up a prescription for a patient with arthritis, they take into account all the factors which contribute to the condition of the joints, and try to improve all the systems which affect the joints. This is called a wholistic approach, and it is the main difference between conventional treatment and herbal treatment. In addition to prescribing herbal medicine herbalists would want a patient to include exercises and dietary changes in a strategy to create muscle and joint health.

Take apple cider vinegar baths. Or take ginger root baths. Drink a small amount of ginger tea while in the bath. Drink burdock root, or burdock burr tea: 1 cup three times a day, for a month and a half. Alternate with other cleansing teas, and use detoxification procedures. Arthritis is a systemic problem; consult a health professional versed in the holistic approach to medicine.

Celery is helping to cleanse salts that accumulate in joints, causing stiffness and inflammation. Celery is a key remedy in European herbal medicine in the treatment of arthritic and rheumatic problems where joints, muscles, and tendons are sore, swollen, or stiff.

Boswellia is highly prized in traditional Indian medicine and has been used to arthritis.It can also prove valuable in relieving pain and stiffness in osteoarthritis.

Black cohosh can sometimes prove highly effective in relieving pain and inflammation and improving freedom of movement.

Celery for arthrites

In both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, wild yam combines effectively with antiinflammatories such as devilís claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) and willow bark (Salix alba).

Inflammatory arthritis Licoriceís antiinflammatory action serves to relieve stiffness, heat, and pain in muscles and joints. Licoriceís antiinflammatory action serves to relieve stiffness, heat, and pain in muscles and joints.

Evening primrose can act to reduce inflammation in chronic inflammatory disease, easing symptoms in joints and muscles, such as in rheumatoid arthritis.

Tamarind fruit increases the availability of ibuprofen in the body it could be used in arthritis to reduce the dosage of aspirin-type medicines.