Tendonitis is the inflammation of the connective tissue that connect muscle to bone, and tendons are much less vascular than muscle so they tend to heal a bit slower, but herbs and other natural remedies can help.

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Turmeric and ginger work great for tendonitis… helping to rid the body of inflammation and increase circulation thus speeding up the healing process. And they are also great antioxidants that help repair tissues and remove free radicals that create disease. Licorice Root works well for inflammation, stress, healing… and a great antioxidant too!

Queen of the Meadow Root is also great for joint pain and is commonly used in herbal formulas inflammation.

Arnica is magical for inflammation and pain plus it brings increased circulation to the area. Rub a little Arnica Salve on the area and you will feel better… but tendons will take time to heal, patience is important.

Butcher’s broom also speeds up healing with increased circulation and soothes away inflammation, plus removes excess fluids from the area. Devils claw is great for tendon pain alone  when you rub the  Arnica Salve and Comfrey Salve combined, this trio can help in amazing ways.

Boswellia is a powerful herb that works wonders for pain, swelling, and inflammation and can be taken internally or added to creams or ointments and use topically.

Mulberry bark also helps to relieve the pain of tendonitis by improving blood flow and preventing muscle spasms at the same timeGood old ice packs work well for all kinds of bruising, swelling, inflammation, and pain. And remember vitamins and minerals are important for tendonitis too… you need all the nutrients your body can get to heal. IntraMAX is an all-in-one liquid multi-vitamin. This great-tasting natural formula contains over 415 essential ingredients derived from whole food sources such as fruits, vegetables, herbs, 71 Organically-bound Trace Minerals with minerals so your body can create enzymatic pathways for healing.

Bromelian works well for tendon pain and inflammation and can be found in and tinctures.

Detoxing your body with milk thistle, burdock root, and dandelion root will help to eliminate inflammation from your body. Other great herbs for tendonitis include: Omega 3 fatty acids, glucosamine, evening primrose oil, horsetail, cayenne, white willow bark, and even fenugreek.

Eat green leafy veggies that alkalizes the body and keep inflammation under control. Drinking green juices especially cucumber and celery juice will help with inflammation and get rid of pain… also tart cherry extract will help!

Stay away from wheat, soda, alcohol, fast food, processed food, artificial colors, unnecessary antibiotics, flavorings, preservatives, food additives and especially nitrates, nitrates are known for causing inflammation, and salt, because salt is a major cause of inflammation.

Get a massage to increase circulation into the tendons and ligaments, remember human touch is very healing… more healing than most people think.

Most of all take it easy… this is going to take time to heal.

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  • ALS8

    Cold therapy. It will not only bring down the inflammation of the tendons but will also help relieve pain flare ups. Because of the inflamed tendons, there has been an inadequate supply of blood to the area and beyond. You need to increase the circulation. A great treatment is called BFST (blood flow stimulation therapy). It is an all natural treatment and has helped so many people.