One of the prime symptoms of ageing is ‘Joint Pain’. The joint cartilage wears away leading to the rubbing of bone against
each other. This causes Osteoarthritis. It is very painful and impairs the quality of thousands of Indians.
Osteoarthritis is so common, disabling, and hurting, numerous cures are available, such as copper jewelry, snake venom, and many more. There are many kinds of Herbal Supplements that are able to reduce your joint pain. Have a look:
Boswellia is extracted from the gum of boswellia trees that are home grown in India. It is praised greatly for its anti-inflammatory capabilities. Boswellia is also known as frankincense that works by blocking leukotrienes – substances that can attack healthy joints in autoimmune diseases. It is commonly available in tablet form and as topical creams.
2. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is one of the most commonly used herbs in various ailments. It is popular for its healing properties. Aloe vera gel may be applied to soothe your achy joints. Topical aloe vera does not even cause any side effects. Eating it raw (the gel only) is also significant, not only in joint pains, but in various other ailments like digestion, weight loss, skin rashes, sunburn, etc.
Like aloe vera, topical forms of eucalyptus leaves are used to treat arthritis pain. The leaves contain tannins that are helpful in reducing swelling and the pain caused by arthritis. To maximize the effects of eucalyptus on swollen joints, you can also follow them up with heat pads.
4. Turmeric Powder
Popularly known as a spice, turmeric is a yellow powder made by grinding the related flowering plant. Turmeric works best in fighting joint pain when taken orally, probably with milk. Medical studies on rats reveal that this herb may slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis.
5. Willow Bark
Willow bark is one of the longest-used herbs in treating inflammation. Chewing on willow bark, in fact, helps treat inflammatory conditions. Lab reports say that the herb helps in relieving osteoarthritis, including the joints of knees, backbone, hips, and neck. But, taking the right dose is important as an overdose may cause rashes. This treatment is taken orally.
Although, all these herbs are universally known for treating join pains, but it will be significant to discuss all these options with your doctor for the right dose so as to avoid unwanted circumstances.
Shishir Gupta is the director of Alliaance Biotech. The firm is licensed to manufacture the Drugs Tablets, Capsules, Liquid, Injections (Dry & liquid), Hormone’s Tablets and injections. Alliaance Biotech is ISO 9001:2008, head office located at Chandigarh, with activities mainly in the manufacturing Pharmaceutical finished products. Follow the firm on Facebook and Twitter.