Arthritis is a degenerative disease that can be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs. However, they have not always been successful. If that's the case for you, it may time to switch to natural and organic treatments for arthritis.
The following are pain relievers for arthritis that are all natural:
1. Herbal Treatments: There are many herbal treatments that you can take as a supplement in treating arthritis. They are considered organic and natural so some may choose them over conventional medications due to fewer side effects than the drugs. But the majority, if not all, of herbal treatments have not been approved by the FDA. Therefore, it is still considered an alternative treatment for arthritis. The extract of evening primrose is one of the few herbal supplements that is promising results for arthritic people. It holds one of the active properties for anti-inflammatory, phenylalanine. It can fight inflammation when there is damage in your joints. Another plus is that it contains the fatty acid, gamma-linolenic acid (also known as GLA). These two anti-inflammatory properties can lessen the intensity of pain and swelling caused by the inflammation of the joints and can also lessen the severity of the disease. It has been thought to be more effective with treating rheumatoid arthritis. Another herb that you can get as a treat for arthritis is Devil's claw. The extract of this herb can be taken to treat the signs of arthritis. It can reduce an arthritic person's dependency on conventional medicines because it shares the benefits that those medicines have. It may give you some side effects but they are minor compared to those of traditional medicines. The side effects include an upset stomach, headaches and some others. If you have issues with blood thinning, it can contribute to another flare up, so it's best to avoid it. You may also find capsaicin helpful in lessening the intensity of the pains that are associated with arthritis. Capsaicin can reduce the production of the neurotransmitter linked to releasing pain impulses. You can apply it in a gel, cream or ointment form to the aching joints. You may also find avocado and soybean unsaponifiables to have a good treatment for stiffed joints and the pains.
2. Omega-3s: Omega-3 fatty acids can also treat arthritic people because of the alpha-linolenic acid it holds which is anti-inflammatory. They can reduce the levels of arthritis and the pain that comes with it. You can get Omega-3s as part of your diet by eating fish that are rich in it or by consuming certain fruits and vegetables.
All of the above can be effective natural joint pain relievers , but you should be proceed with caution because they do have side effects.