The harpagophytum is known as the “devil’s claw”, very bitter, it is better to take in the form of capsules. The first beneficial effects are not felt until after ten days. There is also harpagophytum ointment to apply on the painful areas.
However, this plant poses a problem of overexploitation. A good alternative is scrofulous knotty, an equivalent European plant. However, it is contraindicated for those with heart problems and is taken as a mother tincture.
It is the anti-inflammatory plant par excellence, its analgesic and diuretic properties, make it an excellent infusion remedy to relieve pain due to rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
These are its small white flowers, much of which we will use to make medicinal remedies especially for all that is problem of osteoarthritis, joints or pain in general, it is an excellent medicinal plant. It relieves joint pain very well because it contains a powerful organic molecule with anti-inflammatory properties.
Its active ingredient is salicylic acid which is very close to aspirin. The advantage is that it is less toxic and less dangerous for people allergic to aspirin. In case of joint pain, it is advisable to drink a liter of herbal tea a day that is divided into the day in the form of cures.
Blackcurrant is a very good remedy for relieving joint pain. Used for its anti-inflammatory properties, blackcurrant is full of vitamins and has a very pleasant flavor …
But it is his leaves harvested during the summer that must be dried. The blackcurrant bud can be harvested in winter.
Recommended for reducing rheumatic and articular pain, blackcurrant leaves and buds are rich in flavonoids.
The black currant leaf has a rheumatic action because it mimics the action of cortisone. In infusion it promotes the elimination of uric acid and thus helps relieve joint problems (rheumatism, gout, osteoarthritis …). It also has a diuretic action.
For joint comfort, it is advisable to make compresses. For this, take fresh shredded leaves or leaves that have been used to infuse, and apply them on the painful area. Use a band to hold the leaves.
In herbal tea, place a few leaves of blackcurrant in a pan of water and heat them to a simmer. Let infuse a few minutes and filter the preparation.
Birch and birch sap
Birch is used for its draining properties, in case of water retention and joint problems.
Ash is known for its anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties. Consumed in herbal teas or capsules, it would have the property of relieving rheumatism.
Ash eliminates uric acid which is responsible for gout attacks in particular. By promoting the drainage and elimination functions of the body, this tree becomes an ally in the fight against joint pain.
On the other hand, if you have not seen any improvement after taking these natural remedies, consider consulting a doctor.