Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Eating fresh basil reduces arthritis swelling and pain!

If you need a strong anti-inflammatory to ease your aching joints, then try eating basil.
Several varieties of basil - with their fresh-tasting, aromatic leaves - have been shown to be as strong as anti-inflammatory medication when it comes to easing the swelling and pain of arthritis.
The research, presented at the British Pharmaceutical Conference in Manchester, found that, when taken orally, concentrated extracts from two types of basil - Ocimum americanum and Ocimum tenuiflorum - reduced joint swelling by up to 73 per cent within just 24 hours.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1216278/How-eating-fresh-basil-help-banish-arthritic-aches-pains.html#ixzz0SYQIpIQo

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