In a recent research done on arthritis or joint pain the results yielded were that more than one fourth population of the world suffers from this painful condition. There are over 100 forms of arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis being the most widely known forms. Osteoarthritis is common amongst people who cross 50 years of age or more whereas rheumatoid arthritis is a condition found in young people as well due to an autoimmune disorder and causes inflammation of the synovial membrane which results in swelling, redness and also excruciating pain in the joints.

This painful condition can be treated with the aid of many synthetic forms of drugs which can yield instant relief. However the results are temporary and can also cause damage to your vital organs as they may contain a heavy dosage of painkillers which can cause serious damage if administered for a long time. The other option available is the knee replacement surgery which is often the least preferred as the process is terribly painful and a person may lose the natural movement after this surgery as he has to be doubly careful while any limb movement. Ayurveda is a viable option for treating this dreaded and painful condition and as per clinical analysis has proven to be a potent cure for arthritis.

Shallaki or Sallaiguggul is an herb found in the hilly terrains of India and has is well known in ayurveda for its anti inflammatory properties. As per ancient ayurvedic texts this herb was actively used for treating various issues related to the joints and also conditions like arthritis and degenerative disc disease. This herb even has excellent expectorant properties which makes it a great cure for respiratory condition such as asthma, bronchitis and also cough.

Shallaki has a gum like resin which has immense anti inflammatory properties which helps in reducing swelling and joint stiffness thereby creating lubrication between the joints and hence is extremely beneficial for people suffering from conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It helps in improving the blood circulation in the area where inflammation occurs thereby restoring the blood cells and promoting smoother movement. This ayurvedic herb helps maintain joint health and muscle condition thereby promoting flexibility and increased mobility between the joints and hence is an effective aid in treating joint pain which is adopted by millions of people around the world.