Are you suffering from joint pain? Swelling of joints?? Stiffness??? 5 home remedies that prove beneficial for Arthritis. Turmeric Turmeric is widely used in arthritis. It contains a chemical called Curcumin that has anti-inflammatory properties & helps to reduce arthritis pain. Cinnamon Cinnamon helps in reducing symptoms of RA. It has anti-inflammatory qualities and helps in reduction of swelling and stiffness. Black Pep Black pepper has long been known to aid in pain relief and swelling reduction. It contains capsaicin as key ingredient. Ginger helps in reduction of swelling and pain. Elements in ginger have been found to reduce the action of T cells; cells which are going around attacking healthy cells. The overall result is a decrease in systemic inflammation. Garlic Garlic helps to suppress the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines, and reduces swelling. With the reduction of swelling the progression of arthritic joints and the associated symptoms will be reduced.