Natural supplements are becoming increasingly popular in treating arthritis. These five are among the most widely used.
Glucosamine is one of the most popular natural arthritis supplements. It's claimed to reduce pain and inflammation in the joints. Most arthritis supplement formulations contain this ingredient.
) -- commonly known as tumeric --
is an herb that has a strong reputation as an arthritis supplement. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory and helps relieve swelling in the joints.
Harpagophytum procumbens (Devil’s claw)
, native to South Africa, reduces pain and swelling of joints. Africans have been using this plant as an arthritis joint pain supplement since a long time.
Zingiber officinale (Ginger), a common kitchen ingredient, is considered to be an anti-inflammatory that's used both as an arthritis supplement as well as a rheumatoid joint supplement.
Allium sativum (Garlic) is an effective cholesterol reducing agent as well as a rheumatoid arthritis supplement. It is taken raw or after processing in milk.
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