Effect of NiLitis® SR on knee pain in Japanese adults: A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study

 

International Journal of Innovative Research in Medical Science 2016 ; 1 (6): 285-293. https://doi.org/10.23958/ijirms/vol01-i06/08.

 

The mitigation of knee pain leads to improves the quality of life of an individual. NiLitis® SR is a dietary supplement containing Boswellin® Super (Boswellia serrata extract), Curcumin C3 Complex® (turmeric extract) and ginger extract, possess a rich anti-inflammatory property would relieve the knee pain. Therefore, the present study examined the effect of NiLitis®SR on knee pain.

 

Objective:

To assess the effect of NiLitis® SR on knee pain in Japanese adults.

 

Method:

This was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, conducted with 48 subjects who were experiencing the knee pain. The subjects were allocated to receive either NiLitis® SR or placebo for 8 weeks.

 

Results:

  • The study showed a significant improvement in the knee pain parameters such as Japanese Knee Osteoarthritis Measure (JKOM) and Western Ontario & Mc Master Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) scores, also observed with low levels of Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and serum hyaluronic acid in NiLitis® SR supplementation compared to placebo. No adverse events were reported.

 

Conclusion:

Intake of NiLitis® SR relieves knee pain and may control hyaluronic acid outflow into the bloodstream.

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