Top Four Natural Arthritis RemediesChronic arthritis is painful but natural arthritis remedies are the best way to get the...
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Top Four Natural Arthritis Remedies
Published on: Mar 3, 2016

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  • 1. Top Four Natural Arthritis RemediesChronic arthritis is painful but natural arthritis remedies are the best way to get the condition under control. According to the lateststatistics, about 43 million Americans have at least one form of painful arthritis. More than 50% of these affected patients usepainkillers or steroids to control the chronic pain. However, long term use of painkillers and steroids is not advisable. Most doctorsrecommend dietary changes, exercise and natural arthritis remedies to control the pain and improve joint health.Home Remedies For Arthritis: How Do They Work?Ancients civilizations did get it right when they prescribed willow bark tea for joint pain and to reduce fever and inflammation.Research carried out on willow bark showed that it contained a natural painkiller called Salicin. Salicin was later purified andmodified in labs to make modern-day aspirins. Almost all natural arthritis remedies are based on a similar principle. Natural arthritisremedies do work as they contain trace amounts of useful compounds which can reduce arthritic inflammation. Natural arthritisremedies that are still effective today are as follows:1-Turmeric is considered to be one of strongest anti-inflammatory and antiseptic spices in Ayurveda. The spice is one of the mostpopular natural arthritis remedies in India. Turmeric root contains two powerful anti-inflammatory compounds called Curcumin andCurcuminoid. A recent study carried out by the University of Arizona has proved that these compounds can actually reduce theonset of rheumatoid arthritis in patients. In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, a paste of turmeric root is combined with tamarind pasteto form an anti-inflammatory poultice. The paste may also be heated and then applied onto a joint to reduce joint aches.2-Ginseng is a very well known Chinese adaptogenic herb which can use be used as a part of natural arthritis remedies.Naturopaths recommend using Asian ginseng which contains a large amount of natural ginsenosides like G-Rp1, F-Rg3 and G-Rh2. These natural compounds work as anti-inflammatories and they can control the redness, swelling and pain that are seenin rheumatoid arthritis and dermatitis. They can also draw water out of joints reducing the swelling around joints. Naturopathsrecommend one cup of Asian ginseng per day to reduce the joint symptoms.3-Nettle leaf teas are also a very powerful method of reducing arthritic inflammation. It is one of the most frequently used naturalarthritis remedies in the world. The herb is very rich in natural vitamins and minerals. It also contains natural serotonin andhistamine which could be responsible for the strong anti-inflammatory effect. Although the active ingredient of the plant has notbeen isolated, a study carried out by the University of Plymouth has substantiated the beneficial effects of the plant.4-Licorice is another well known herb in the natural arthritis remedies group. It works effectively to reduce inflammation and arthriticpain. The herb contains an active compound called Glycyrrhizin. This compound can restrict the inflammation which causesredness and swelling in arthritic joints. It also draws water into the cartilage present in the joint and swells it up. Apart from the anti-inflammatory and plumping effect, the compound can also boost the body’s cortisol release. Cortisol is a natural steroid which willautomatically suppresses the pain around the joint and reduces the severity of joint damage.Apart from these popular herbs, a range of other natural arthritis remedies and compounds are also used to control arthritis.Natural arthritis remedies like apple cider vinegar, flax seed oil, burdock root, Boswellia, thunder god vine, dandelion leavesand Devil’s claw are also known to soothe arthritic pain. Although natural arthritis remedies do have beneficial effects on manypeople, we suggest a complete medical evaluation before starting any natural treatment. It is also advisable to consult with yourRheumatologist before starting natural arthritis remedies, herbs or herbal supplements.We also recommend that you combine natural arthritis remedies with a nutrient-rich diet and aquatic exercise regimens to improveyour lifestyle and your overall health.For more information on Home Remedies For Arthritis, including other interesting and informative articles and photos,please click on this link: Top Four Natural Arthritis Remedies

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