The effectiveness of Commiphora mukul for osteoarthritis of the knee: an outcomes study.

@article{Singh2003TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of Commiphora mukul for osteoarthritis of the knee: an outcomes study.},
  author={Betsy B Singh and Lakshmi C. Mishra and Sivarama Prasad Vinjamury and Nanette Aquilina and Vijay J Singh and Neil P Shepard},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={74-9}
}
CONTEXT Ayurveda, the traditional system of healthcare in India, has many remedies for Osteoarthritis (OA). One of the ingredients most commonly found in Ayurvedic arthritis formulas is guggul, an oleoresin of the herb Commiphora mukul (CM). The authors have conducted both preclinical and clinical investigations of guggul for reduction of pain, stiffness, and improved function, and to determine tolerability in older patients with a diagnosis of OA of the knee. METHODS The study was conducted… CONTINUE READING
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