TOP 5 OSTEOARTHRITIS HERBS
Effective on musculoskeletal pain associated with inflammation.
Topically can relieve the pain associated with OA.
Enhances the elimination of acidic metabolites via the kidneys,
anti-inflammatory and is useful in combating chronic inflammation.
Reduces the synthesis of inflammatory prostaglandins and leukotrienes responsible for inflammation processes in OA. Circulatory stimulant and increases circulation to arthritic joints and increases the effectiveness of other arthritic herbs in a formula.
Research into the anti-inflammatory activity the plant’s vibrant yellow rhizome has focused on the constituent curcumin, an inhibitor of arachidonic acid metabolism.
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial, osteoarthritis patients received a preparation containing turmeric, withania (ashwaganda), boswellia serrata and a zinc complex or placebo for three months. This combination of medicinal herbs and mineral therapy provided a significant improvement in arthritic symptoms.
NON HERBAL SUPPORT
ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS (EFA)