Arthritis is a disorder affecting the human musculoskeletal system. Its symptoms are pain and swelling of joints; decreased mobility and swelling of the affected area.
Arthritis is a general term used to refer to over 100 variations of this disorder. There are several causes for this condition.
Several factors can lead to the onset of the disease. Among them: genetics, obesity, early damages, allergies, and infections. Sometimes the injury caused to joints due to arthritis is severe. In these situations, the solution is to have a complete joint replacement. In more moderate cases rest, prescriptions and other appropriate measures can decrease the symptoms in patients.
Arthritis is commonly treated with antirheumatic drugs and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) but, there exist alternative methods of treatment.
One of these methods is Boswellia! It is known for its effectiveness in controlling the symptoms of arthritis. Originating in the arid and mountainous regions of the Middle East, India and North Africa; its anti-inflammatory properties are well-known in folk medicine. There are roughly 25 known varieties of Boswellia. Among the most regarded is Boswellia serrata is known for its medicinal properties.
Without intervention, arthritis can cause severe disfigurements to joints; causing pain and impediment in everyday activities. With proper treatment normal life with arthritis is endurable.
Boswellia is a branching tree that grows in arid and mountainous areas of North Africa, the Middle East, and India.
Since the advent of Ayurveda medicine, the extract of the Boswellia plant and whose gum has anti-arthritic properties has been one of the best known.
Studies show that it Frankincense helps decrease pain and swelling in joints affected by arthritis. Local application of this extract may also have other helpful benefits and can be applied safely with no significant side effects. Boswellia has the potential to become a part of the traditional arthritis medicine