Sunday, March 17, 2013

Natural Pain-Relieving Anti-Inflammatory Supplements

An article shared by NBC news* outlines natural supplement products that have proven laboratory results showing reduced pain in many patients. As one who uses some of these supplements, I can attest to their pain relieving properties.

Ginger, turmeric and holy basil along with fish oil are four natural remedies which reduce inflammation in the body. The article shares acclaim for these herbs by saying "some experts are already sold: "Each herb has its own scientific database of evidence," says James Dillard, MD, author of "The Chronic Pain Solution."

Capsaicin is another product used in cremes which is very effective for some arthritis sufferers. I personally have tried a variety of products using this red pepper supplement and it has only caused me more pain. I have neurological pain too, so this may be a contributing factor, I don't know for sure. But it may be worth a try for those suffering from RA or OA.

Homeopathic Arnica, part of the daisy family, is another herb used to reduce swelling and pain post-surgery. In tablet or ointment form, this ingredient comes from a European flower. Auqamin, a red seaweed supplement high in calcium and magnesium, helps to reduce joint inflammation.

More information is available in the original article found at . I hope you found some new information regarding natural remedies that be useful to you or a loved one. Please leave comments if you use a natural supplement that works for you! We can all learn from each other. Thanks for coming by today. See you again soon.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Green Onions

There are several laboratory studies looking at Welsh green onions. It appears the extract from the fibrous "root" of the onion is being studied for it's anti-inflammatory properties. This same little onion is showing a decrease in blood sugars in laboratory mice. Extract of this root is inhibiting colorectal tumor growth as well.

If you like onion, you might add a few more GREEN onions to your diet and perhaps it will benefit you if you have diabetes, inflammatory diseases or cancer? As research studies are published, we will find out more information about this simple little vegetable. Sometimes simple little changes in our diet can be of great benefit to our health. It couldn't hurt, could it?

Monday, March 11, 2013

Restarting the blog!

I've realized in the year or so that I took time off from writing on this blog, that I have really come to miss learning more about health and well-being. The diseases I come to live with, have become overwhelming and I shut out all of the world for awhile. So in the days ahead, I hope to post interesting article links and shared information. I hope you will feel free to share with me, your thoughts and insights as well. It's a quiet world when there are no replies.

With an optimistic outlook, I'll be seeing you around here!