Herbal remedy good for arthritis

A traditional Chinese herbal remedy used to relieve joint pain and inflammation works just as well as methotrexate for treating rheumatoid arthritis, new research finds.

Published online in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, the study shows that combining the herbal remedy with methotrexate was more effective than treatment with methotrexate alone.

Triptergium wilfordii Hook F, or TwHF for short, is used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat