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Natural Herbal Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Although Rheumatoid arthritis remains a serious disease but with the help of herbal remedies, this cripping disorder can be handled very effectively. The herbs for rheumatoid arthritis show their results within 10-15 days of their regular use and the improvement is remarkable. Rheumatoid Arthritis is a crippling problem leading to joint destruction, painful joints. 75 % of the victims are the middle aged women. Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the biggest problems causing massive disability. The concepts of Ayurveda are very unique in treating this dreadful disorder and many patients showed excellent improvement in their conditions after ayurvedic treatment. We are providing the latest as well as the most ancient authentic inormation on Rheumatoid arthritis including the natural treatment options available for patients. We have also included herbal home remedies for Rheumatoid arthritis at our site.

What is Rheumatoid arthritis ?

An article on Rheumatoid Arthritis by Dr. Vikram Chauhan – MD (Ayurveda)

Rheumatoid Arthritis is one of the leading cause of disability for many. It affects mainly middle aged women, who complain generally of early morning stiffness, pain and swelling in their smaller joints of fingers and writs joints. The stiffness can sometimes felt in the whole body and goes away slowly as the sun goes up later in the afternoon. These kind of symptoms are seen in very mild and initial stages of rheumatism. Later on the pain and swelling becomes persistant and starts to cripple the smaller as well as bigger joints.The joints gets eroded and there is significant destruction of the joints in serious cases. Sometimes the problem can arise acutely involving all the joints simultaenously particularly in young patients. This is called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis-

Rheumatoid arthritis most common type of arthritis caused by malfunctioning immune system.

Pain management with herbs in Rheumatoid Arthritis

There is sometimes very painful condition in arthritis. So the pain and inflammation needs to be tackled quickly. There are very common herbs for painful joint which work insantly. The herbs are very common like Dry Ginger, Turmeric (curcumin), Ashwagandha, Sallaki (Boswellia), Guggul, and Giloy (Tinospora). The extracts of these herbs are more effective in reducing the pain and inflammation of all types of arthritis and joint pains.

Causes and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis' is often called the 'cooked food disease'. It usually develops gradually over several months, with persistent pain and stiffness in one or more joints. Ultimately the whole body is affected. Symptoms include anaemia, colitis, constipation, deformed hands and feet. Rheumatoid arthritis is due to an inflammation of the synovium or lining of the joints. This is accompanied by swelling and eventually leads to deformity. The condition may be caused by hormonal imbalance, physical and emotional stress, infection, severe fright, shock, and injury. Hereditary factors may also be responsible for the onset of this disease.

Herbs for Rheumatoid Arthritis

There are many herbs which are described in Ayurveda for arthritis. These herbs are useful in all types of arthritis like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other forms of inflammatory joint conditions. Some of them reduce the pain, some reduce inflammation while herbs like Giloy (Tinospora and Ashwagandha ) are helpful in autoimmune disorders as well.

Nirgundi (Vitex negundo): Vitex negundo is described in Ayurveda as one of the most potent natural anti-arthritic herbs. It is very effective in controlling pain and inflammation particularly in arthritis and sciatica patients.

Shallaki (Boswellia serrata): Boswellia serrata is a very popular natural anti-inflammatory herb used by Ayurveda physicians all over the world. It is commonly known in India as ‘Salai Guggul'. The resin obtained from the tree is purified and then used for pain and inflammation.It relieves arthritis pain naturally without causing any side effects.

Guggul (Commiphora mukul): Commiphora mukul is a known anti-inflammatory agent used by Ayurveda physicians worldwide. The analgesic and anti-inflammatory action is almost immediate. Guggul is also used in weight loss formulas and is effective in reducing weight, thus helping osteoarthritis patients directly and indirectly. It also reduces blood cholesterol levels.

Sonth (Zingiber officinale): It is commonly known as dry ginger. Dry Ginger is another useful anti-inflammatory herb. It also improves appetite and good for digestive and respiratory system. Dry ginger remarkably reduce markers of inflammation in the blood and is a very potent analgesic.

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera): Ashwagandha is popularly known as Indian ginseng in the west. It has known anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and anti-stress activities. The plant steroids exert anti-inflammatory action where as another active ingredient of this herb root is Withaferin, Which act as a potent stress buster.

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An Effective Herbal Formulation for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Joint Aid Plus is a blend of unique herbs described in Ayurveda as best anti-inflammatory herbs. These rare herbs are nature's answer to moderate to severe forms of inflammation, swelling and pain. Joint Aid Plus contains extracts of Nirgundi, Shallaki, Guggul, Ginger, Giloy and Ashwagandha. These herbs act together in a synergistic manner and control acute and chronic inflammatory reactions. Joint aid plus is an effective herbal suppplement for acute and chronic arthritis pain and inflammation.

Herbs in Joint Aid Plus: Joint Aid Plus is purely a herbal formulation without any chemicals added into it. The ingredients are frequently used in Ayurvedic system of medicine since 5,000 B.C. without any side effects.

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The Joint aid Plus capsules consists of 100 % safe, chemical free, Purely Vegetarian, No fillers, binders or common allergens. Contains no Sugar, Salt, Artificial Colour, Yeast, Gluten, Wheat or dairy products. 1 Bottle contains 60 Vegetarian capsules.


S. No. Herb Used Latin Name Quantity
1. Nirgundi Vitex negundo 100 mg
2 Shallaki Boswellia serrata 150 mg
3. Guggul Commiphora mukul 150 mg
4. Sonth Zingiber officinale 50 mg
5. Ashwagandha Withania somnifera 50 mg

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Aam-Vaat-Antak Churna

Aamvaat Antak Churna is a blend of unique herbs for arthritis and described in Ayurveda as best anti-inflammatory, detoxifying herbs. Aama is considered as root cause of Rheumatoid arthriits in Ayurveda.Various herbs in this herbal powder naturally clear away the toxins i.e. Aama. These rare herbs are nature's answer to moderate to severe forms of inflammation, swelling and pain. This herbal powder contains Ashwagandha, Fenugreeki, Suranjan, Tinospora, Gorakhmundi and Sonth. These herbs act together in a synergistic manner and control acute and chronic pain in joints.

Herbs in Aam-Vaat-Antak Churna : AamVaat Antak Churna is purely a herbal formulation without any chemicals added into it.It contains very effective herbs for Rheumatoid arhtirits and joint pains. The ingredients are frequently used in Ayurvedic system of medicine since 5,000 B.C.It is a very effective herbal remedy for Rheumatoid arthritis and every other form or arthritis without any side effects.


S. No. Herb Used English Name Latin Name Parts Used Quantity



Winter Cherry

Withania somnifera


60 gm




Trigonella foenum graecum


20 gm



Autumn crocus

Colchicum automnale


40 gm



Rice field weed

Sphaeranthus indicus


30 gm




Tinospora cordifolia


30 gm



Dry ginger

Zingiber officinale


20 gm

Ashwagandha-Winter Cherry (Withania somnifera): Ashwagandha is adaptogenic, relieves anxiety and stress. It is also an effective anti-inflammatory. Ashwagandha is a useful herb especially for diabetic neuropathy, weakness, fatigue and weight loss due to diabetes. It improves overall well being. It has been used in Ayurveda for ‘Vata and Kapha' disorders. It is very much effective in swollen joints, inflammatory conditions of joints.Ashwagandha is very useful herbal remedy for Rheumatoid arhtirits

Methi- Fenugreek (Trigonella-foenum-graecum): Fenugreek has multiple uses as it not only causes remission in inflammatory and painful joint conditions but also a useful method to control pain due to ‘Vata'. Regular use of leaves of this plant also controls blood sugar levels very effectively.

Suranjan-Automn Crocus (Colchicum automnale): Ayurveda utilizes this herb for painful joints swollen due to imbalance in uric acid metabolism. This herb is a source of drug ‘Colchicine' used in modern medicine for decreasing uric acid production.

Gorakhmundi (Rice Field Weed): It is a very effective herb for regularizing the uric acid metabolism. This plant can also help to care weak vital power, gaseous problems, enlargement of spleen as well as painful joints.

Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia): This is a twine that wraps around many trees. This miraculous herb is useful in many auto-immune disorders like Rheumatoid Arthritis. It has immunomodulatory effect and improves our immune system and immune response to antigens. It improves body's defense mechanisms. It gives new life to dying brain cells and rejuvenates the whole body. It is best anti-cancer, immunomodulator and memory enhancing herb.

Sonth (Zingiber officinale): Commonly known as ‘Dry Ginger' is a very useful ‘ama' removing or detoxifying herb. It is a potent pain killer as well as anti-inflammatory herb.

Boswellia Curcumin

Boswellia Curcumin is a fabulous prearation by planet ayurveda that contains best Antiinflammatory and Analgesic herbs herbs like shallaki and curcumin. this is a wondeful product to suggest in rheumatoid arthritis. herbs due to their properties help to reduce the signs and symptoms of R.A like inflammation, pain and stiffness of joints. these herbs suppresses the growth of inflamed tissues as well as preventing the breakdown of the surrounding connective tissues. boswellia curcumin is recommended in various inflammatory conditions like osteoarthritis, cervical spondylosis, ankylosing spondylitis etc and other health issues like ulcerative colitis, asthma, diabetes, fever and so many.

Ashwagandha Capsules

Our Ashwagandha is a wonderful product made from 100 percent pure standarized extract of best quality withania somnifera.This useful herbal product possess naturally rejuvinating properties to whole body. Ashwagandha capsules are believed to work very well in issues related to fatigue, weakness, stress, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, cervical spondolysis, impotency, heart diseases, all neurological diseases and other many ailments.

Ashwagandha capsules have been proven very effective to fight against over all weakness. Regular use of it enhances immunity in the body and prevent from various ailments.It acts as anti-inflammatory, analgesic and very strong antioxidant. Apart from this, ashwagandha enhances and nourishes the brain also. It works wonder in male sexual system. Regular use of ashwagandha capsules is totally safe and absolutely has no side effects at all.

Other Herbal remedies for Arthritis

There are so many other useful herbal remedies for arthritis which give excellent results in joint pains and inflammation. Various herbal remedies are used in various forms of arthritis.

Herbal remedies for Osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Psoriatic arthritis Cervical spondylitis, Sacroileitis, Paget's disease and other painful joint conditions-

Commiphora mukul is a very unique and powerful anti-inflammatory herb and is very effective in all types of arthritis. Some of the tablets containing this herb are mentioned below. These herbal tablets are purely classical herbal remedies for arthritis and are used in Ayurveda since ages.

1. Tablets Kaishore Guggul - These are pure herbal tablets and are can be used along with Joint Aid plus in cases of severe acute and chronic pain in osteoarthritis. Kaishore Guggul must be used with Navkarshik Churna (herbal powder for gout) in cases of high uric acid and Gout, along with Joint Aid plus . Psoriatic arthritis also responds very well to this combination of these 3 herbal formulations.

2. Tablet Yograj Guggul - These are herbal tablets useful in chronic inflammation of joints. These can be used for long term arthriits herbal remedy in cases of rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.In cases of Rheumatoid arthritis Yograj Guggul should be combined with Joint Aid plus and Aamvatantak Churna.Curcumin (Turmeric- curcuma longa) is a very useful herb for ankylosing spondylitis.

3. Tablet Lakshadi Guggul- These are herbal tablets contain guggul and are very useful in cases of fractured bones, strains and sprains in muscles, tendons. These tablets hasten the healing in case of muscle rupture, ligament sprain. It is also very useful natural remedy for osteoarthrits.

4. Punarnava Mandoor- These herbal tablets contain Boerrhavia diffusa which reduces the inflammation remarkably. It removes excess body fluid through kidneys. It strengthens immune system and improves haemoglobin levels. It contains the natural iron. The tablets are useful in inflammatory rheumatoid arhritis which is usually associated with anemia. These tablets should be used along with aamvatantak churna, yograj guggul and syrup Kumari Saar (Kumari saar is our pure aloe vera juice)


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