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So many people are searching for the one thing that might give them relief from arthritis pain. When we are young and healthy, we take for granted our freedom of movement. Arthritis is a condition equally affecting people of all ages and cultures and it seems most will do anything to be rid of the pain.

There are two main kinds, osteo and rheumatoid, both of which affect the joint in different ways.


Osteo Arthritis

The most common is Osteo arthritis. The cartilage between bones gradually wears down, until bone painfully grates on bone.


Rheumatoid Arthritis

This is little less straightforward, and a bit more severe, but less common. Caused by an autoimmune disorder that attacks and destroys the soft tissue that protects joints, causing inflammation of the soft tissue and can lead to bone loss.


How to prevent Arthritis

Unfortunately, there is now sure way to prevent Arthritis. But, according to the arthritis foundation, you can help reduce the risk or delay the potential onset of certain types of arthritis.

Like any health issues, a healthy diet and exercise goes a long way in prevention.

Omega 3 fatty acids – A study in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases found that women who eat fish regularly may be at lower risk for rheumatoid arthritis. It is recommended eating fish high in omega-3s—like salmon, trout, mackerel, and sardines—twice a week.

Weight – Being overweight puts extract pressure on you knees and ankles, increasing the risk of damage. Maintaining a healthy weight also help reduce the pressure on already damaged joints.

Exercise – You may think that exercise makes arthritis pain worse, but the opposite is true. No hard cord exercise; Simple low impact exercise such as swimming, not only helps with weight control but also strengthens muscles to help support joints and increase blood circulation.


Three most talked about Herbs for Arthritis relief

Turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant. For this reason, it is used widely in Herbal Arthritis remedies.

According to Arthritis Research UK, in a Turmeric trial for osteoarthritis “Those who took turmeric found that their pain when climbing stairs improved more than those who received ibuprofen”

Clove Bud helps with pain and inflammation and relief from arthritis pain

Cayenne (Capsicum). Temporary relief of muscle and joint pain associated with arthritis, simple backaches, sprains, strains, and bruises


Other useful herbs for Arthritis

Wintergreen; applied to the skin for joints (rheumatism), relief from arthritis pain, sore muscles, inflammation, nerve pain and lower back pain.

Arnica; applied to the skin for pain and swelling associated with bruises, aches, sprains, and arthritis, muscle and cartilage pain.

Calendula; applied to the skin to reduce pain and inflammation, healing wounds and varicose veins.

Tea Tree; traditionally used and are known to help stimulate blood circulation, relieve joint and muscle inflammation and pain. Coupled with other Arthritis Herbs, provides Natural Arthritis Relief.

Guaicum; used for muscle and joint pain (rheumatism).

Horsetail; used for arthritis and inflammation. Because of its high silica content, it is useful for osteoporosis.

Baical Skullcap, pelvic inflammation, headache, irritability, nervous tension and arthritis.

Withania; used for arthritis, anxiety, trouble sleeping (insomnia), backache, pain and inflammation.


Now what do you do with all these herbs and Oils, good question.

The answer is simple; look for a product, whether it is a cream or a liquid remedy, that contains one or more of these ingredients. There are many types of arthritis and each of these herbs help in different ways.

If you are looking for such products, check out these two products

CORAKI Muscle Joint Balm    Herbal Arthritis relief

You should always consult a health professional, whether a GP or a natural therapist, before using any products. Information provide is a guide and should not replace professional advice