America's Finest Super Curcumin C3 Complex
What’s in a name? The health benefits from turmeric come from curcumin, and the health benefits from curcumin come from three curcuminoids—hence “C3 Complex.” Curcuminoids inhibit the enzymes that cause inflammation.
Gopo Rosehip with Vitamin C Supplement
This British supplement brand is storming America with a formulation predicated on vitamin C and rose hips, which contain galactolipids—anti-inflammatory compounds that prevents too many white blood cells from accumulating in joints. The company shows studies that Gopo can reduce morning stiffness and pain, improve hip joint mobility, and may protect joint cartilage.
Sold as a pharmaceutical in some overseas markets, JointCare “supports normal mobility and flexibility” around joints and tendons. It’s got boswellia in it, as well as a handful of other herbs.
New Chapter Zyflamend Whole Body
The No. 1 supplement SKU in the natural channel, Zyflamend now has line extensions including nighttime (with relaxation herbs) and prostate (with saw palmetto). The whole body formula is the classic, containing 10 botanicals aimed at reduc—err, maintaining a healthy inflammation response.
America's Finest Inc. NiLitis SR
Curcumin may be the staple of this anti-inflammation supplement aimed at joint health, but we also love boswellia. A 2010 human clinical trial using Nilitis SR for knee osteoarthritis on 32 patients found an association with improvements in pain, stiffness and mobility.