Care for joints with Powerful Effects of Ginger & Boswellia
There is nothing worse than being in pain and not being able to alleviate the symptoms. Even if you are taking prescription painkillers, after a short time of being pain-free, the pain returns and you start all over again. When talking about arthritic pain, there are other more natural options available, which care for joints and you don’t need a prescription to access them.
The Human body needs inflammation to repair sprains and injuries that have occurred within the body. Unfortunately, some people tend to have more inflammation than others and that can lead to illnesses and disease such as arthritis, cancer, heart disease and diabetes. There are natural alternatives available, which can help to heal and care for joints; these being Boswellia and Ginger.
Although some medications are essential for maintaining quality of life, the good news is that there is another alternative, Boswellia, otherwise known as Indian Frankincense. This potent plant has numerous advantages over some of the prescription medications available. It increases joint mobility and loosens up those stiff joints, its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties soothe and calm the affected arthritic areas, it has been hailed as a wonderful alternative to any NSAIDs your doctor will prescribe. Boswellia has also been proven to reduce inflammation in conditions like Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis as well as Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ginger has been used for both cooking and as a health supplement for many years, centuries, in fact. Brought over to the West from Southern Asia in the 1st Century, its health-giving properties have become widely known. This incredible super food is both a spice and a herb and is used for various health problems the world over. It is probably best known for easing nausea in pregnant women, but its benefits are more wide-ranging. It can ease indigestion, fight infection and is a very powerful pain reliever. It contains anti-inflammatory properties, which can ease the sore, stiff joints associated with Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Try Ginger Tea!
Ginger can be included in many recipes to care for joints, so if you’re unsure as to how to take it, why not attempt your own Ginger tea? The following recipe is tasty and its benefits can soothe the joints, ease the congestion of colds and flu as well as helping respiratory infections.
Ginger Tea Recipe
- Put 1-2 teaspoons of fresh Ginger Root or 1/2 teaspoon of Ginger powder in a cup
- Fill with boiling water, cover and let infuse for 5 minutes
- Add raw honey and lemon to taste
- Drink a cup every day to reduce inflammation