Turmeric May Ease Pain of Arthritis, Clinical Trial Suggests


Got achy bones? Then take some turmeric. UPI reports that a new clinical study out of Australia shows that the spice helps ease the pain of arthritis. While hardly a cure-all, senior researcher Benny Antony declared that turmeric extract "can be considered an option" for treating osteoarthritis of the knee. "This is a promising, encouraging study," added Dr. Houman Dinesh, who specializes in pain management at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital.

Turmeric powder and fresh turmeric in wood bowls on wooden table.

Turmeric powder and fresh turmeric in wood bowls on wooden table.

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