Joints are a core building block of our bodies, so it serves us well to keep them in good working order. They prevent the ends of our bones from rubbing against each other by serving as a cushion. Healthy joints have smooth surfaces and move easily. However, as we age, the lubrication and shock-absorbing cartilage diminish in the joint resulting in friction and pain from increased inflammation.
Try these Super Ingredients to help relieve your joint pain!
Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric and Ginger (aka “Golden Milk”)
1/2 cup – Coconut milk
1/2 cup – Coconut cream
1/2 tsp – Ground pepper
1/2 tsp – Turmeric powder
1 inch piece – Ginger
1.5 tsp – maple syrup (or to taste)
Combine coconut milk/cream mix in a medium saucepan.
Add all ingredients.
Bring to boil.
Once the milk is boiled, filter and drink hot.
Try this Topical Relief: a DIY Capsaicin (cayenne pepper) Cream
1) Mix 3 tablespoons of cayenne powder with 1 cup oil castor oil
2) Heat ingredients in a double broiler for 5-10 minutes.
3) Stir in 1/2 cup grated beeswax and continue to stir until it is melted completely.
4) Chill mixture in refrigerator for 10 minutes.
Super Ingredient: Natural Eggshell Membrane
Natural Eggshell Membrane quickly reduces joint pain and improves mobility. NEM is clinically proven to be the fastest, most effective nutritional ingredient for relieving osteoarthritis and other joint conditions. The way it works is as a source of collagen, glucosamine, chondroitin, and hyaluronic acid to relieve joint pain and improve range of motion by supporting production of type II collagen to protect against deterioration of cartilage.
Try mixing and rubbing in to your sore joints, these 3 Essential Oils:
Marjoram: Sweet and balsamic, this herb calms the body as it relieves strains, sprains and rheumatoid arthritis.
Rosemary: Warming and comforting; relieves muscular aches and pains.
Roman Chamomile: Calming and soothing; helps to relieve muscular aches and pains.