Arthritis presents symptoms such as swollen, painful joints as well as muscle contractions.

Below are simple home remedies and herbal supplementation to alleviate arthritic pains. There are a number of causes including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid, gout, systemic lupus erythematosus, infectious, etc.

Herbs: Alfalfa, cat’s claw, hot peppers such as cayenne, brigham tea, buchu leaves, burdock root, celery seed, corn silk, devil’s claw tea, horsetail, nettle, parsley tea and yucca.

  • Eat more sulfur containing foods which aid in calcium absorption. It is needed to repair and rebuild bone, cartilage and connective tissue.
  • Eat pineapple daily; bromelain an enzyme in pineapple reduces inflammation build up in the body.
  • Increase  fiber intake daily in the form of ground flaxseeds, oat bran, chia seeds, rice bran.
  • Reduce fat in diet significantly. This includes milk / dairy products, red meat and cooking oils.
  • Avoid processed sugars.

For root cause and additional recommendations such as essential nutrients, food list,  foods to avoid and lifestyle changes book your Herbal Remedy Consultation with Detox Dandy at

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Source: (Balch, Phyllis A. Prescription For Nutritional Healing. 5th ed. N.p.: Avery, 2010. Print.)

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