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Herbal Remedies - Gout

Gout is the build up of uric acid in the blood, we all have this acid, however in Gout sufferers it is in excess. The build up of the acid can lead to crystals forming in the joints making them very painful.

A gout attack usually takes place at night time & more often than not pain will start in the big toe, the joint will become painful and swollen & very tender to the touch this discomfort is caused by the uric acid crystals being shed into joints, if gout attacks become common in the sufferer & no treatment is acquired then permanent damage can be caused leading to arthritis.

(Stinging Nettle) Removes uric acid from the system. A blood tonic.
Devil's Claw Anti-inflammatory action gives pain relief, and also has an anti-gout effect.