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Best Natural Ingredients for Arthritis Pain

Whether you have osteoarthritis (OA) or an autoimmune form of arthritis like Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Mountain Ice can help! The potent combination of all-natural ingredients in Mountain Ice is uniquely formulated to deal with all facets of arthritis: preventing inflammatory response, reducing swelling, alleviating pain and stiffness, increasing mobility, and repairing joint tissue. Mountain Ice does more than relieve pain -- it penetrates deep into your joints to address pain and inflammation at their source.

Aloe Vera and Tea Tree Oil in Mountain Ice

1. Aloe Vera

  • Prevents inflammation by inhibiting the inflammatory enzyme, cyclooxygenase.

2. Tea Tree Oil

  • Contains terpinen-4-ol, which suppresses the production of chemical mediators of inflammation. This prevents inflammatory response.
  • Effectiveness in reducing inflammation in autoimmune skin conditions suggests potential effectiveness for autoimmune forms of arthritis.

Arnica Flower Extract in Mountain Ice

3. Arnica Flower Extract

  • Contains helenalin, a chemical compound that inhibits production of inflammatory proteins, preventing and reducing inflammation.
  • Contains thymol, a vasodilator that increases blood flow to alleviate muscle and joint stiffness.

Camphor in Mountain Ice

4. Camphor

  • Reduces inflammation by blocking inflammatory proteins.
  • Reduces pain by numbing nerve endings, producing a cooling sensation.
  • Improves circulation, alleviating muscle and joint stiffness.
  • Antispasmodic properties reduce the muscle spasms and cramps common with arthritis, particularly RA.

Glucosamine MSN and Chondroitin Sulfate in Mountain Ice

5. Chondroitin Sulfate

  • Enhances shock-absorbing properties of collagen, helping joints resist damage.
  • Blocks enzymes that break down cartilage.
  • Helps cartilage retain water, decreasing friction on joints and distributing pressure over a wider area, which reduces joint wear.

6. Glucosamine

  • A natural compound found in joint cartilage that helps to grow and repair cartilage, preventing wear & tear that causes OA.
  • Lubricates joints and helps cartilage retain water, preventing it from breaking down. Strong cartilage means less wear on joints.

7. MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane)

  • As an organic sulfur compound, is required to form and repair connective tissue, healing joint damage.
  • Diminishes nerve impulses that transmit pain signalling.

Hyaluronic Acid in Mountain Ice

8. Hyaluronic Acid

  • Binds to water in the joint, creating a viscous fluid that improves lubrication and acts as a shock absorber for stress on the joint.
  • Promotes tissue growth in cartilage, strengthening connective tissue between bones.
  • Regulates inflammation in damaged tissue, preventing excess inflammatory response.

Ilex Paraguariensis Leaf Yerba Mate in Mountain Ice

9. Ilex Paraguariensis Leaf (Yerba Mate)

  • Inhibits the migration of white blood cells called leukocytes to inflammatory sites. This reduces additional damage in areas of chronic inflammation, as well as alleviates pain.
  • Reduces concentrations of exudate, excess fluid responsible for the pleural effusion associated with Rheumatoid arthritis.


Menthol in Mountain Ice

10. Menthol

  • Stimulates cold receptors in the skin, providing a cooling effect that desensitizes nerve endings.
  • Reduces local blood flow to the area of application, reducing swelling and inflammation.

Turmeric in Mountain Ice

11. Turmeric

  • Curcumin, the main chemical in turmeric, blocks cytokines and enzymes involved in inflammation response, including 5-LOX and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2). This reduces joint inflammation.

Vitamin E

12. Vitamin E

  • Promotes rebuilding of the plasma membrane around cells, helping to strengthen the connective tissue around bones and joints.
  • A powerful antioxidant that combats oxidative stress, which can cause long-term cell damage.
  • Inhibits the release of proinflammatory cytokines, proteins that signal inflammatory response, in order to prevent inflammation.