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Napiers Joint Ability Herbal RemedyFor the relief of backache, rheumatic or muscular pain, and general aches and pains in the muscles and joints.
Willow bark (Salix alba) contains natural salicylates from which aspirin is derived. It has both pain killing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Arnica (A. montana) is often used by athletes to reduce skin discolouration, swelling and pain after injuries.
Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) is renowned for its anti-inflammatory action.
Burdock root (Arctium lappa) is the included in many internal treatments for joint main, as it has a detoxifying and mildly laxative effect on the body.