When your body reacts to an injury, infection or irritation, the affected parts are inflamed. Even though this response serves to show that your body is healthy, you need to find remedy to the problem. Many kinds of drugs are available over the counter or on prescription that reduce swelling. However, there are natural anti inflammatory remedies that are effective as well. This information broadly focuses on some.
Arthritis is actually referred to as joint inflammation. This inflammation leads to swelling, stiffness and pain thus limiting your movements. When this condition is chronic, it can damage cartilage and increase the pain. It should be addressed well in treatment if you want to improve your condition. There exist few good natural arthritis treatment options.
Turmeric and Cat's Claw
This is a vital herb for inflammation treatment since it abounds with antioxidant curcumin. Taking ground paste of fresh turmeric everyday reduces swelling and pain. Use it in cooking, have powder in capsule form or alternatively have a couple of teaspoons of fresh paste with a teaspoon of honey three times a day. You can also apply fresh turmeric paste on external inflamed parts, cover it using a cloth for pain relief and reduced inflammation. It is important particularly for arthritis related inflammation. It is one of the most effective natural anti inflammatory remedies.
Ginger and Rosemary
This herb has anti inflammatory ingredients and substances that curb the action of pro inflammatory compounds. Sprinkle freshly grounded paste or its powder form in your food or you can steep four teaspoons of dried ginger in boiled water to brew ginger tea. Ursolic acid ingredient present in rosemary aids in blocking action of inflammation inducing compounds.
Horsetail and Arnica
Heals tissue and suppresses inflammation. Its joints can be steeped in hot water for brewed tea or can alternatively be applied on the inflamed area. Arnica can be utilized as salve applied on inflamed body parts.
St John's Wort and Silymarin
It suppresses action of pro inflammatory genes thus reducing inflammation. Silymarin is an antioxidant rich juice of milk thistle thus reducing inflammation. Apart from being used as one of the natural anti inflammatory remedies, St John's Wort has positive impact on depressive patients.
Increase intake of arthritis friendly foods like those rich in omega 3 fatty acids, i.e. fish oil, olive oil etc.
These natural anti inflammatory remedies help suppress arthritis related conditions with appropriate diet or topical application.
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