What Helps Bursitis

Bursitis is irritation or inflammation of the small, fluid-filled bursae which protect the joints.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Bursitis

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Glucosamine


Effectiveness
50%


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2

Omega-3 Fish Oil

Omega-3 Fatty Acids are essential fats absorbed through food including fish (mackerel, salmon, seabass), vegetable oils (flax oil, soybean oil), nuts (walnuts) and seeds (flax, chia, hemp). There are three main Omega-3 Fatty Acids: ALA also known as Alpha-Linolenic Acid, EPA also known as Eicosapentaenoic Acid and DHA also known as Docosahexaenoic Acid. ALA is found naturally in plants, while EPA and DHA are found in fish. Omega-3 Fatty Acids maintain heart, vascular, lung, brain, immune and endocrine system health, while reducing inflammation.


Effectiveness
75%


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3

Bromelain

Bromelain also known as Pineapple Extract is a group of enzymes found in the stem, fruit and juice of the pineapple plant, Ananas comosus. Native to the Americas, it has been used medicinally by Central and South Americans for centuries. Bromelain’s anti-inflammatory properties are used in the treatment of pain and swelling, osteoarthritis, cancer, digestive issues, and topically for burns.


Effectiveness
25%


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Boswellia

Boswellia, also known as Indian Frankincense, is made from Boswellia serrata tree gum-resin. Native to India, Africa and the Middle East, the branching tree has been used in African folk and Ayurvedic medicine for centuries as an analgesic and in the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases.


Effectiveness
25%


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Turmeric (Curcumin)

Turmeric is made from the dried rhizomes of the Curcuma longa plant, belonging to the ginger family. Native to South Asia, Turmeric has a long history in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. The key component is the organic polyphenol, curcumin, which is responsible for giving the plant its yellow color. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects have been used in the treatment of arthritis, digestive disorders, respiratory and metabolic issues.  


Effectiveness
75%


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White willow


Effectiveness
1%


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