When the ancient Egyptians, Assyrians, Greeks, and Romans had pain, fever, pain, or swelling, they all reached for the same thing: white willow bark. White willow bark has been used medicinally for more than 20 centuries. Its first recorded modern use was in England in the late 1700s, and by the mid- to late-1800s, scientists had discovered its active ingredient...Read Article
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- Relieving chronic joint pain can be as simple as eliminating certain foods from your daily diet. Some foods are known to cause flare-ups of joint pain in people prone to arthritis. Approximately a third of arthritis sufferers are sensitive to foods that trigger inflammation, including those in the Solanacea or “nightshade” family. These include white potato, eggplant, tomatoes, peppers (cayenne, paprika...Read Article
- When joints begin to stiffen and are not as flexible as they once were, perhaps it’s time to do what you would do for a creaking door or a stiff hinge – add some lubrication. Human joints are naturally lubricated and protected by a thick gel substance called synovial fluid and one of the main constituents is hyaluronic acid (HA...Read Article