There’s a lot of talk about reducing inflammation in the body. We all know the feeling when we have a wound, or even a bug bite, and the surrounding skin goes red and feels warm. That’s the inflammation we can see. But inflammation can also cause havoc within your body – and the manifestation of the inflammation we can’t see may be arthritis, digestive problems, and many, many more ailments.
Rather than constantly taking over-the-counter medicines, there are a lot of herbs that have natural healing properties. This is a great article, from Healthy Holistic Living, that lists 10 herbs you can use to help fight inflammation.
Oftentimes, the knee-jerk reaction of the medical community to inflammation is to dole out drugs to reduce it. In fact, there is a whole classification of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, available by prescription and over-the-counter. NSAIDs are associated with a variety of risks, according to new labeling by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (1), including an increased risk for cardiovascular events like heart attack and stroke.
Read on for a selection from the list…