Effectiveness Of Nigella Sativa Oil In The Management Of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: A Placebo Controlled Study

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 40
Sex Female
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
Supplementation of _nigella sativa_ oil at 1g daily (two doses of 500mg) for the course of one month in females with rheumatoid arthritis was associated with a modest (9%) reduction in symptoms of arthritis as assessed by the DAS-28 rating scale. Morning stiffness, joint pain, and joint swelling were also all significantly reduced.