Info on supplements and herbs for Fybromyalgia

Stormy Stewart


A few have asked about what to do for Fibromyalgia. This is what I found around the internet.

Start here with Vitamins and supplments

A place for the Chinese approach to the problem.


★★★★★ 2 votes



How to Make Info on supplements and herbs for Fybromyalgia


  1. Remember, cover your basic nutritional needs first before trying to target symptoms with herbs. Food as medicine. You are what you eat.
  2. Chamomile: This is a calming fibromyalgia herb that can help induce sleep, lessen anxiety, decrease menstrual cramps and may even boost the immune system.
  3. Echinacea: Supports the immune system and may help prevent infections. Take at the first sign of a cold to boost your immune system. This is a studied case where it is not recommended for children because the herb seems to work differently in children.
  4. Cayenne: Can help relieve migraine or tension headaches. It is used for muscle pain when made into a salve or ointment.
  5. Ginger: Can be used to calm an upset stomach. May have anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.
  6. Ginseng: Increases energy and relieves stress. It is important to look for Panax Ginseng with ginsenocides of around 10% for a quality supplement. Be buyer aware! Studies show that some ginseng extract actually allow very little to be absorbed by your system in order to get results. Consult your doctor because there are contraindications where you do not want to take this herb.
  7. Goldenseal: Can reduce inflammation. Also used to detoxify. Not recommended for long-term use. One week to one month is all the longer I would use this.
  8. Kava kava: Helps with anxiety and nervousness. Adverse affects have been found with the intake of this herb and I do not recommend using it.
  9. Pine Bark: Reduces inflammation. Can help with circulation.
  10. Licorice: Supports the adrenal glands, aids in digestion, and can act as a sexual stimulant.
  11. Lavender: Relieves insomnia, depression, and can help with headaches. Generally, this scent is inhaled to give the benefits of aromatherapy.
  12. Combo herbs
    Fibromyalgia herbs can sometimes be combined with other herbs plus key nutrients to be very effective in treating various conditions.
    Ginkgo, bilberry hawthorn, with B-vitamins can improve memory and the ability to make decisions.
    Black cohosh, flaxseed, and soy isoflavones can help with menopausal symptoms if low estrogen is your problem. May help balance all hormones.
    Saw Palmetto combined with pumpkin seed oil and phytosterols can be more effective in supporting prostate health than saw palmetto by itself.
    Milk thistle, turmeric, dandelion, with reishi mushroom can support liver health more than milk thistle alone.
    Boswellia with safflower extract can help with pain relief without the adverse side effects of other pain relievers. This is an alternative to the recently pulled Vioxx and the other arthritis medications currently under investigation because of the long-term detrimental effects of Vioxx.
  13. Echinacea, black elderberry, larch tree, and zinc combined all support a healthy immune response when you feel cold symptoms coming on.
    Ginger and Licorice together can better help calm an upset stomach.
    Lavender combined with vanilla can promote a deeper sleep through their aromas.
    Valerian, chamomile, and passionflower in combination can be more effective than valerian alone for improved sleep.

Printable Recipe Card

About Info on supplements and herbs for Fybromyalgia

Course/Dish: Other Non-Edibles
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

Show 10 Comments & Reviews

13 Time-saving Kitchen Gadgets

13 Time-Saving Kitchen Gadgets

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Everyone needs a few kitchen shortcuts. We've gathered 13 items that will save you time in the kitchen, and maybe your sanity too. Herb Scissors Saves space and time......

How To Keep Knives Sharp Like A Pro

How to Keep Knives Sharp Like a Pro

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Thanks to these tips from the Just A Pinch Test Kitchen your knives will always be sharp!

7 Tips For Black friday shopping

7 Tips for Black Friday Shopping

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

If you love a good bargain, chances are, you love Black Friday. The day after Thanksgiving is widely known as the nation’s single biggest shopping day all year long. True,...