A sample ailment entry along with possible herbal remedies from the Ancient Herbs and Modern Herbs book by James K. Sayre, Copyright, 2001. All rights reserved.
Tennis elbow (lateral and medial epicondylitis) (computer mouse elbow) (tendinitis)
Recommendations by individual herbal expert authors are marked [rec]. See Ancient Herbs book for identification of individual books and their authors. The German Commission E has approved a variety of medicinal herbs as remedies for different ailments. These are marked: [German Commission E].
also see bursitis and repetitive strain injury. Dietary supplements vitamin C and vitamin E may be of use. Complete rest of affected joint is probably the best single "cure."
Ginger - Zingiber officinale - [rec]
Pepper, Red - Capsicum annum - [rec]
St. John's Wort - Hypericum perforatum - [rec]
Devil's Claw - Harpagophytum procumbens - [rec]
Gentian - Gentiana lutea - [rec]
Hawthorn - Crataegus monogyna - [rec]
Horsechestnut - Aesculus hippocastanum - [rec]
Linden - Tilia x europaea - [rec]
Papaya - Carica papaya -
Pineapple - Ananas comosus -[rec]
Wild Yam - Dioscorea villosa - [rec]
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