Description of Anti-inflammatory: ingredients or treatments that reduce swelling and inflammation are called anti-inflammatory. Reduced swelling and inflammation, in turn can alleviate pain.
Anti-inflammatory substances are added to some Skin Care products to add a soothing, pain reducing effect and to reduce redness and swelling of irritated, inflamed skin. In the IngreCore range D-Panthenol75 is an ingredient with anti-inflammatory properties. In the pharmaceutical world there are anti-inflammatory drugs, which remedy pain by reducing inflammation. Furthermore, some herbs and health supplements are claimed to have anti-inflammatory effects. Likewise anti-inflammatory foods such as fatty fish and berries are often mentioned in combination with a diet to reduce inflammation.