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FAST ACTING, SAFE, & NATURAL ACUTE PAIN RELIEF VERSUS ACETAMINOPHEN

 

Background: Acetaminophen (paracetamol) is one of the most commonly used over-the-counter drug for pain relief. Management of acute pain with plant-based nutrients has remained suboptimal due to an absence of data supporting acute relief of pain. In the present study, it was hypothesized that high-dissolution liquid treatment of black sesame extract oil, Curcuma longa and Boswellia serrata may provide pain relief in people with acute musculoskeletal pain as quickly as acetaminophen.

Method: In this randomized active controlled open label study, 88 healthy subjects with acute musculoskeletal pain were randomized to receive treatment capsule (Rhuleave-K; 1,000 mg/d) or 1,000 mg/d acetaminophen for 7 days. Change in pain intensity and pain relief at first 6 hours, 3 days, and 7 days were measured. The onset of analgesia was measured by perceptible pain relief and meaningful pain relief. Other measures were McGill Pain Questionnaire and Patient Global Impression Change.

Results: The treatment formulation resulted in average magnitude of pain relief comparable to the acetaminophen. Sixty-six percent of subjects in the treatment group reported positive response in pain relief (≥50% max TOTPAR; total pain relief) after 6 hours, compared to 73% of control. Seventy-three percent of subjects on treatment were considered positive responders, compared to 80% in the control group. The average time of onset of analgesia was 1 hour for the treatment group, versus 0.83 hour for control. At the end of day 3 and 7, there was significant improvement (P < .001 for day 3 and day 7) in the pain condition of treatment group and was comparable to control (P = .436 for day 3 and P = .529 for day 7). The total McGill Pain score showed significant reduction in pain with the treatment irrespective of the pain intensity statistically equal (P = .468) to control. Both the groups were equal in providing sensory pain relief (P = .942), but the treatment was 8.57 times significantly better (P = .027) than acetaminophen in reducing the unpleasantness and emotional aspects (affective domain) involved with acute pain.

Conclusions: The results showed that the treatment used in the study may act as a natural, fast acting, and safe alternative for acute pain relief comparable to acetaminophen.

What This Means to You: Finding pain relief that is both fast-acting and safe has been nearly impossible-until now. This groundbreaking clinical study on a unique combination of curcumin, boswellia, and black sesame oil proves it, opening up a whole new world for anyone who wants to relieve acute (sudden onset) pain.

Time Tested Wisdom and Leading Edge Science = Fast Pain Relief

The curcumin and boswellia combination in this study was specially emulsified in black sesame seed oil, which acts as a carrier, helping disperse these fat soluble herbs into the intestines and bloodstream for optimal pain fighting ability. Additionally, black sesame seed oil also has a long history of use in Ayurvedic practice as an anti-inflammatory.

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