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Tuesday, April 07, 2015

The move date is almost here for The Herb Lady. I will be open at my current store until April 11th. I will then close the week of April 13th and reopen for business at 11563 E 63rd Street in Raytown. This is located in the Woodson Shopping Center. Hope to see you all there!

Inflammation Fighting Herbs

Thursday, March 21, 2013

1) Curcumin - a component of the curry spice turmeric. Research shows that curcumin inhibits the synthesis of inflammatory substances in the body, offering powerful relief from pain and swelling. 2) Ginger - has many of the same anti-inflammatory benefits as curcumin, yet affects the body differently. Recent studies have found that 75-100% of patients with joint or muscle pain experienced significant relief after taking ginger. 3) Boswellia - is a powerful inflammation fighter that provides fast relief, while also helping to prevent the breakdown of carilage. In a landmark study, boswellia was shown to ease knee pain and stiffness within just seven days. 4) Bromelain - an enzyme found in pineapples, has been shown to speed healing while reducing pain and inflammation. Amazingly, studies show that bromelain can actually reduce knee pain as effectively as some pain medications. 5) Tart Cherry - has unique anti-inflammatory properties that specifically target muscles. Recent research shows that tart cherry improves post-exercise recovery and may offer better muscle pain relief than over the counter painkillers.


Saturday, March 31, 2012

Turmeric: The spice that makes curry yellow, contains the potent anti-inflammatory chemical curcumin.

Ginger: Another curry spice, decreases pain and inflammation.

Boswellia: Also called Indian Frankincense, improves knee arthritis.

Devils Claw: South African native herb helps with decreasing arthritis symptoms.

Cats Claw: From South America shown to relieve knee pain during activity, also reduces rheumatoid
                    arthritis symptoms.

Willow Bark: Has long been used to reduce pain and inflammation.

Cayenne: Contains capsaicin, which inhibits inflammation and interferes with pain transmission.

Stinging Nettles: Application of the fresh leafs relieves hand arthritis. Eating stewed nettles can
                             improve arthritis symptoms. Wear gloves while harvesting.

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