A randomized, placebo-controlled, cross-over study of ginger extracts and ibuprofen in osteoarthritis.

OBJECTIVE Alternative medicine is used extensively by patients with chronic pain due to e.g., osteoarthritis. Only few of these drugs have be tested in a controlled setting and the present study was undertaken to examine the effect of ginger extract, one of the most popular herbal medications. DESIGN Ginger extract was compared to placebo and Ibuprofen in… CONTINUE READING