Arthritis symptoms: 85p spice could relieve joint pain and inflammation

Turmeric arthritis joint painGETTY ImagesArthritis symptoms: Turmeric could ease joint pain

Turmeric contains the anti-inflammatory ingredient curcumin, which could help to relieve joint pain.

The bright yellow spice is traditionally used as a curry spice, but research claims it could be beneficial for rheumatoid arthritis patients.

Curcumin blocks certain enzymes that cause inflammation, it’s been claimed.

It could also be used to reduce the risk of diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and heart disease, a study has revealed.

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GP and nutritional therapist Dr Sarah Brewer said: “There is a surprisingly long list of natural substances that can help knee pain, from those that provide structural building blocks to those that have analgesic and anti-inflammatory actions.

“The ones I have found most beneficial in clinical and nutritional medicine practice are krill oil,turmeric, rose hip extracts, devil’s claw, cherry extracts and ginger root extract.”

Several studies have shown turmeric has anti-inflammatory effects.

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