Basil is another herb that contains eugenol, which makes it a great anti-inflammatory herb. The eugenol in basil makes it a great remedy for people suffering from inflammatory bowel conditions or arthritis.
Cilantro helps aid in digestion and possesses anti-inflammatory properties that have been traditionally used in parts of India for centuries. It is great for balancing hormones and ridding the body of heavy metals. Cilantro is a great source of chlorophyll which prevents inflammation.
Cinnamon has been studied extensively for its anti-inflammatory benefits. It rapidly induces the expression of tristetraprolin, an anti-inflammatory protein. It can also be added to smoothislike bananas and dates.
Cloves help treat inflammatory disorders like arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, psoriasis, and allergic rhinitis.
Fenugreek possesses anti-oxidative effects, which relieve inflammation and helps get rid of inflammatory-related skin issues.
Ginger contains compounds called gingerols that offer free-radical protection and inhibit nitric oxide production. According to a study conducted on patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, those received ginger extract reported significantly less knee pain on standing when compared to patients receiving a placebo.
Mint is also cooling, and works great topically for bruises, swelling or sprains. It is great for digestion and works wonders for relieving inflammation.
This herb contains beta-caryophyllin (E-BCP), a substance that reduces inflammation in the body and could be useful for osteoporosis, Chron’s disease, and atherosclerosis. It can also be applied on topically to help relieve pain associated with bruises, sprains, carpal tunnel syndrome or tendonitis.
Parsley contains vitamin C which is a powerful anti- inflammatory agent and helps provide relief in those suffering from osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It also contains a volatile oil, eugenol that has shown to posses strong anti-inflammatory properties.
The active compound in rosemary called carnosol helps target multiple deregulated pathways associated with inflammation and cancer.