Tea For Arthritis

Tea has long been used by many civilizations in fighting arthritis and other joint pains. Modern medicine has slowly been recognizing some beneficial effects of drinking tea in the overall efforts towards treating arthritis.

Arthritis is a group of conditions that involve damage to the bodily joints. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in people older than fifty-five years.

Arthritis is characterized by pain. Pain patterns may differ depending on the type of arthritis and its location.

Arthritis can come in many different forms. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It is a degenerative disease and is typically caused by infection, trauma or advancing age.


Other forms of arthritis are:

  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • psoriatic arthritis
  • septic arthritis
  • gouty arthritis


Some of the teas being used to help in the overall treatment of arthritis include:


Abuta Tea – this tea is believed to possess anti-inflammatory properties that may fight arthritis and rheumatism.

Alfalfa Tea – May be beneficial in fighting arthritis

Andrographis Tea – this tea may have anti-inflammatory properties.

Boswellia Tea – a tea that contains the gummy resin has long been
known to help fight osteoarthritis.

Burdock Tea – Used to treat gout

Chickweed Tea – May be helpful in the treatment of arthritis & other inflammatory ailments.

Cibotium Tea – may help fight rheumatism and other aches and pains caused by yin deficiency in the liver and kidney.

Clematis Tea – may help ease pains from arthritis and rheumatism caused by dampness and wind-cold factors.

Cramp Bark Tea – May help alleviate arthritis related to muscle tension.

Devil’s Claw Tea – May help with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Elderberry Tea – May help fight arthritis

Feverfew Tea – May help combat arthritis.

Flax Tea – May help relieve rheumatoid arthritis.

Fumitory Tea – May help in the treatment of arthritis.

Galangal Tea – may help fight rheumatoid arthritis.

Ginger Tea – Used for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Ginseng Tea – Is an adaptogen that enhances the body’s ability to handle stress

Goldenrod Tea – May help arthritis and rheumatism

Green Tea – Has EGCG that is believed to be potent in fighting inflammation and joint damage

Hawthorn Tea – It helps stabilize collagen, the protein found in joints that are destroyed by inflammatory diseases like arthritis

Horse Chestnut Tea – may help offer relief from arthritis and rheumatism

Hydrangea Tea – may help fight rheumatoid arthritis

Juniper Tea – may be helpful in the treatment of arthritis and rheumatism.

Lemongrass Tea – may help alleviate arthritis and rheumatoid pain.

Licorice Tea – Has significant anti-inflammatory properties.

Neem Tea – Is a natural aid to combat arthritis.

Nettle Tea – Is an official anti-arthritis treatment in Germany.

Parsley Tea – may be helpful against arthritis and rheumatism.

Passion Flower Tea – may have anti-inflammatory properties that make it a popular remedy against arthritic pain.

Prickly Ash Tea – may be helpful in relieving pain from arthritis and rheumatism.

Rosemary Tea – Has anti-inflammatory ingredients that made it a popular folk treatment for arthritis symptoms.

Sassafras Tea – may help fight arthritic and rheumatic problems.

Soapwort Tea – may help alleviate arthritis.

Spikenard Tea – may help in treatment of arthritis and rheumatism.

Vervain Tea – may help relieve arthritic pain

Wild Yam Tea – may be helpful against arthritis and rheumatism.

Yucca Tea – may be helpful against rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.


While taking note of the beneficial effects of these types of tea in combating arthritis, it is also recommended that consultations be done with qualified medical practitioners.