Studies related to Symptoms of Osteoarthritis and Rose Hip

A Powder Made From Seeds And Shells Of A Rose-hip Subspecies (Rosa Canina) Reduces Symptoms Of Knee And Hip Osteoarthritis: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 80
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
Supplementation of rose hip powder at a dosage of 2,500mg twice daily (5g total) for three months in persons over 35 with hip or knee osteoarthritis was associated with a 13% reduction in symptoms as assessed by WOMAC relative to placebo. Paracetamol usage as rescue medication was reduced by 40% in the rose hip group, and no changed were observed on any parameter in placebo.
Funding issues for this study:
Supplements provided by a producer, but study conducted independently

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