Joint health is a concern for many people today. Along with maintaining a healthy weight, staying active and strong, and being mindful of your diet, herbal supplements are a good way to ensure you’re taking care of your joints. So, what herbs help support joints?
4 Herbs That Support Joints
Turmeric is a great herb to support joint health! It an amazing antioxidant that prevents and destroys free radicals. Free radicals are unstable atoms that can damage cells, causing illness and aging. Turmeric was also used in ancient times to cure arthritis.
Also known as Frankincense, Boswellia is an ancient cure for rheumatoid or osteoarthritis. It is analgesic and anti-inflammatory. Studies have shown that the anti-inflammatory properties of Boswellia are as powerful as those found in aspirin and ibuprofen, and certainly less harmful to the liver.
Native American used Yucca for arthritis, rheumatism, and as a poultice on breaks and sprains. Yucca contains saponins that improve the body’s ability to produce natural cortisone to help with inflammation, healing, and pain.
Not to be confused with the banana-like fruit, the plantain plant is an anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory detoxifying herb and cleanser of the blood. Used topically it stops bleeding and promotes healing as well as drawing toxins from wounds.
These four herbs are included in our Bone and Joint Support for humans.
HEALING MEANS LIVING!
Taking care of our joint health is important to living your best life. Having herbs help support joints means you can stay active walking, running, jumping and playing -all things you love to do!