Updated 21 June 2016

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There are many kinds of herbal supplements on the market that claim to be able to reduce joint pain. Herbs touted for arthritis pain include Boswellia, bromelain, devil’s claw, Ginkgo biloba, stinging nettle, and thunder god vine.

Always talk to your doctor before trying a new supplement to avoid side effects and dangerous drug interactions.

Read up on the various symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis


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