We can easily take mobility for granted, until it becomes limited. The cause of this for many people comes in the form of arthritis or the inflammation of one or more of your joints. Whether you have gout, arthritis, stiff joints, or joint inflammation in general- relief and healing is available with natural anti-inflammatory tea and herbal teas!
After you’ve spoken with your health care professional, you can sip on some of these for ease of pain and stiffness.
Tea, whether black, green, yellow, white, oolong or pu’erh; is naturally full of anti-inflammatory properties - meaning that it can help heal the source of arthritic pain.
Black tea is rich in quercetin, which has shown in studies such as this one done in China to specifically target the inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis and preventing further joint damage.
Because of green tea’s powerful active ingredient, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a catechin that works to stop production of certain inflammatory chemicals in the body- it is proven to relieve the pain that comes with even chronic inflammation.
According to the Journal of Arthritis, ginger is more effective in reducing inflammation and pain in the body than over the counter pain medicine! Ginger tea is an excellent way to incorporate more ginger into your diet, try a variety of styles and blends to encourage healing and natural pain relief! Lemon Ginger Snap, Ginger Mint Lemonade and Climber’s High are excellent teas featuring ginger!
Nettle for Joint Pain
Nettle is fantastic for people with arthritis, gout and joint pain. It is helpful for anyone struggling with gout as it promotes the release of uric acid build up in your joints. It also is a natural treatment for arthritis; it may be consumed along with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to help decrease the need for NSAIDs overtime. It acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory, and is powerful against rheumatoid arthritis! Try pure nettle tea, or a blend such as Peace and Harmony, Spa Relax, or Evening Joy.
Turmeric has been used for centuries in Traditional Ayurvedic medicine; as a natural anti-inflammatory and natural pain killer, in India it is usually consumed regularly in curries and other spiced dishes… tea is just another wonderful way to add some to your day! Blood Cleanser is a great choice, as is Holistic Health- an anti-inflammatory powerhouse featuring both turmeric and ginger!
Whether you’re looking for natural relief, or seeking preventative measures - these healthy teas are by far the most delicious and natural way to heal and relieve pain caused by inflammation!