The vitamin C found in pear reduces the risk of inflammatory arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Lemon also contains vitamin C as well as vitamin E, which are powerful and essential antioxidants (12).
They protect cells from free-radical damage and helps to build and maintain collagen and connective tissue (13).
Ginger’s most active compound, known as gingerol, has the ability to fight prostaglandins, lipid compounds that trigger pain (14).
The Journal of Alternative Complementary Medicine published a study in 2009 that showed the active ingredient in turmeric relieved pain and improved function in knee osteoarthritis equally to ibuprofen (15).
Additionally, in a 2006 study, a curcuminoid-containing turmeric extract was found to profoundly inhibit joint inflammation and periarticular joint destruction (16).
If you’re still feeling pain and tightness after trying this juice, take the time to breathe deeply and relax.
If you suffer from osteoarthritis, additional stress can add to the pain you feel in other joints (18). You can also relieve joint pain through targeted exercises.