Herbs for ArthritisPart#1
A Few Herbs that will help out arthritis are considered Anti-Inflamaatory herbs they target Nerves, and increase Blood circulation creating a better blood flow around the joints. also some herbs will even help with decalcification. all this will decrease the swelling and other herbs will act and aid in lubercating the joint as well as rebuild the tendons through a slow and gentle detoxification of the blood.
Another Note: the apple Cider Vinegar Tonic is also good for this as well as rheumatism
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White Willow Bark not only good for pain but specifically nerve pain as well as anti-inflamatory properties.
Turmeric: a powerful anti-inflammatory with many good antioxidants.
Cayenne: helps increase blood flow
Dandelion: A powerful and natural blood purifier
Ginger Root A natural anti-inflamitory
White Willow Bark
White Willow (Salix alba [Latin]), also known as weeping willow, and Salicin willow, has been renowned for its pain- and inflammation-relieving abilities for thousands of years. The bark of the white willow tree contains salicin, an analgesic compound from which from which salicylic acid and later acetylsalicylic acid (otherwise known as aspirin) were derived. Today, herbalists recommend white willow bark for headache, fever, arthritis, and other disorders characterized by pain and inflammation, including heart disease.
White willow contains the same salicylates used in aspirin, but in a less concentrated form. Although aspirin works faster, white willow may be a better choice for those who get stomachaches from aspirin or who are treating chronic pain conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Low dose aspirin are now recommended to prevent heart attack. Aspirin thins the blood, which can help prevent blood clots that cause heart attack and stroke. Drinking willow bark tea may have the same effect, without increasing the risk of stomach bleeding and ulcers. White willow can also suppress inflammation and uterine cramping caused by prostaglandins.
Like aspirin, white willow may help reduce the risk of stomach and colon cancer. In one study it was also shown to help reduce blood sugar.
White willow is available in bulk powder or capsule form.
Also it is said that if you have Gaul or Kidney stones you should not take ginger simply because it can possible cause stones in some people.
Secondly, If taking Willow Bark you should refrain from it 72 hrs. before a scheduled Blood test because of the aspirin like effects it has it also acts as a natural blood thinner. Third, If you have low blood pressure you should not take Turmeric. It will lower your Blood pressure even more.