Ginger & Amla: Effective Arthritis treatment
In a 6-month controlled study of knee osteoarthritis, Ayurvedic formulations containing, amongst other herbs, Zingiber officinale (Ginger) & Emblica officinalis (Amla), significantly reduced knee pain and improved knee function and were equivalent to glucosamine and celecoxib. Another study has also shown that ginger-supplemented diet might reduce Osteoarthritis symptoms.
On this site we have seen several instances of Ginger being associated with reducing pain:
Amla and several other traditional herbs have also been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties which could explain how our Ayurvedic doctors arrived at the specific blends for The Wise Herb Company green tea herbal infusions.