Posts tagged Joint
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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The Benefits of SAM-e for Depression and Joint Health

As we have mentioned previously, mental health disorders like depression and anxiety have reached near epidemic levels recently, as has the treatment of these disorders with brain-altering pharmaceutical interventions. Osteoarthritis rates are also sky high, as well as the prevalence of dementia and diabetes. What if there was a little talked about compound that the body produces naturally which is associated with all of these when present at suboptimal levels? Enter SAM-e - short for S-adenosylmethionine.

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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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