10 Effective Herbs To Cure Arthritis


Arthritis is an autoimmune disease. It means that our immune system attacks its cells which causes a disorder or a disease. Arthritis hinders our everyday tasks; it can thwart simple things such as lifting a pen also. In most cases, arthritis happens to people near the age of sixty, but these days it can happen to anyone, especially young people. I disagree with taking pills for your entire life to assuage the pain of arthritis. We need effective herbs to cure arthritis.

Arthritis causes joint inflammation and pain. What we can do to help the patient is to suggest a lifestyle change. I truly believe in curing diseases at the root of it. Medicines mostly subside the symptoms. Herbs can fix the root cause of it. I am not saying that do not consult a doctor, always do. I am suggesting a dietary and lifestyle change to make your body stronger and healthy enough to subdue arthritis. You can try these Effective Herbs To Cure Arthritis.

Aloe vera

Aloe vera is a healing plant. It has so many healing properties that we can safely call it the best natural remedy for skin and inflammation issues. All the products that help you treat skin issues contain aloe vera. It has no side effects, only benefits. You can use aloe vera to reduce your arthritis inflammation.

Cat’s claw

Cat’s claw is a vine plant which is being used to increase our immunity since centuries. Cat’s claw has strong anti-inflammatory properties which will help you reduce the swelling in rheumatoid arthritis. There is no concrete evidence, but yes, it has shown some excellent results for people.


Boswellia is an Indian herb, and practitioners of alternative medicine widely praise it for its potent anti-inflammatory properties. Another name for Boswellia is frankincense. Leukotrienes attack our healthy joints, Boswellia blocks it from destroying our joints. Boswellia is available in forms of creams and pills.


Every home in India has turmeric in it. It is one of the strongest natural antibiotic available. The curcumin present in turmeric makes it the special herb it is. Consumption of turmeric slows down the progress of arthritis, the antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric are the reason behind it.


Ginger is a strong herb to use against any inflammation and pain. That’s why you should consume ginger regularly. Apart from being used in RA, it can cure headaches, menstrual cramps, and muscle soreness. People who exercise regularly keep ginger in their diet.

Burdock Root

You can find burdock root at your nearest Ayurveda store. The burdock root is strong in curing inflammation. You can have the dried root of burdock or purchase the powder of it from the nearest store. I would suggest if you have the herb, take it twice a day for full effect.


Eucalyptus is a well known alternative medicine. It is consumed widely by western countries. Eucalyptus can cure pain and inflammation and is used as a cream in the treatment of arthritis. After you apply the cream, you can use heat pads to amplify the effects of eucalyptus. Some people have allergies from eucalyptus leaves, please confirm that you don’t show any signs of allergy, then only use the cream.

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Green tea

I sip three cups of green tea every day. There are so many healthy reasons to consume green tea. It is rich in antioxidants and has strong anti-inflammatory properties. If a patient consumes green tea, they will notice a reduction in inflammation and pain.


Nettles is mostly used to assuage arthritis-related issues. It subsides arthritis pain and inflammation. Typically nettles are used topically. Nettles is rich in nutrients, too, which helps strengthen our bones. Nettle tea leaves are consumed to reduce water retention; it is great for our kidneys also.

Thunder God Vine

It is a Chinese herb which treats an overactive immune system, thus reducing the growth of arthritis pain and inflammation. Thunder god vine can cause trigger allergies also, so please consult a physician before use. Thunder god vine is used topically in the form of a cream.