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Pain pp 325-328 | Cite as

Herbals for Arthritis-Related Pain

  • Kristina HeimerlEmail author
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Abstract

Several herbal medications have reported analgesic and anti-arthritic effects. There is some evidence to support use of turmeric, devil’s claw, and boswellia for osteoarthritis. Presented are mechanisms of action, pain-related uses, contraindications, adverse effects, and drug-drug interactions for turmeric, devil’s claw, and boswellia.

Keywords

Turmeric Curcumin Devil’s claw Boswellia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UW Health – Department of PharmacyMadisonUSA

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