The average weekly diary pain scores were treated as interval (metric) data--the average over the first week being taken as baseline in view of the relatively slow onset of the Harpagophytum
Group H (H, n = 11) received standard food pellets with added Harpagophytum
extract FB9195 (14% harpagoside, Fig.
Our examination of the 20 available clinical studies with various preparations from Harpagophytum
procumbens (Chrubasik et al.
Blood leukocyte counts of normal rats treated with whole extract of Harpagophytum
procumbens Group N Total Control orally 15 6383[+ or -]510 Control intraperitoneally 10 6425[+ or -]480 H.
For maximum benefit it is suggested that Harpagophytum
is continued for several months.
Extracts from the roots of Harpagophytum
procumbens DC Burch and Harpagophytum
zeyheri Decne are being used to treat patients with rheumatic diseases, osteoarthritis, arthrosis and lower back pain (Wegener, 1999).
A I WOULD suggest that you try the remedies Violaforce, at a dose of 15 drops, twice a day, before meals, and Harpagophytum
, at a dose of 15 drops, twice a day, after meals.
The constituent 6-acetylacetoside allows the two Harpagophytum
species to be distinguished (being present in the procumbens and absent in the zeyheri species).
Inhibition of TNF-alpha synthesis in LPS-stimulated primary human monocytes by Harpagophytum
The quality of clinical trials with Harpagophytum
For maximum benefit it is likely that Harpagophytum
will have to be used for several months.
AI WOULD recommend that you use a preparation called Harpagophytum
(Devil's Claw) at a dose of 15 drops, twice a day.