Posts tagged Inflammation
Boswellia: Joint Pain, Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Cancer Benefits

Bowellia is a resin from the Indian frankincense tree which appears to have quite amazing effects on pain and inflammation with some possible potential in cancer therapy. It has been studied for its effects on arthritis and joint pain in particular, and is becoming a popular addition to many joint pain relief supplements. Those with knee pain and back pain may receive the most benefit from this special herb as we will see in this research review! Yes, it may be considered a natural pain killer!

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How Does Magnesium Supplementation Benefit You?

Why has magnesium gotten so popular recently? Perhaps you’ve heard that a magnesium deficiency is the reason you feel like crap all the time. Maybe you heard that a magnesium supplement may help alleviate anxiety, depression, muscle cramps, lower your blood pressure, and heal all sorts of health ailments because health gurus have been jumping on the bandwagon.

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Fix Your Joints and More With Turmeric (6 Main Health Benefits)

We have an extensive research review on turmeric which can be read here, but this article is meant to be a quick guide to the main health benefits of turmeric and how you should use it in your daily regimen. Curcumin is also included here, as it is the main component of turmeric which gives it the beneficial effects, but tends to be found in supplement form most often. To use our name properly, we find that turmeric is the herbal equivalent to many common pain medications like ibuprofen as you'll see shortly. So let's get into why you should use this spice.

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Bone Broth and Collagen for Next Level Health

If you haven’t already jumped on the bone broth and collagen bandwagon, then perhaps this research review may be enough to convince you that it’s not just all a huge marketing ploy. We understand wholeheartedly. We were skeptical of the scientific backing for this stuff and both of us used to mock these products and we failed to see the point in using them for the longest time. Some people out there just say that your body will digest collagen proteins down into amino acids and do whatever it wants with them and that they won’t have any specific benefits like are claimed by health gurus. Well, we’re here to set the record straight and actually evaluate the scientific literature and not just make a bunch of promises and base it all on the hype.

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Turmeric: The Medicinal Wonder Spice

The market for turmeric has exploded over the past few years as both a supplement and food ingredient. At The Herbal Equivalent, we find it fascinating the amount of research that’s been conducted on turmeric for a host of different applications, and that it’s only recently caught on in the western world despite it having roots in ancient medicinal practices for a few thousand years.

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