Effectiveness of Curcuma longa Extract for the Treatment of Symptoms and Effusion–Synovitis of Knee Osteoarthritis

RCT (n=70) reports Curcuma longa extract was more effective than placebo in improving knee pain (by −9.1 mm on a visual analogue scale [95% CI, −17.8 to −0.4 mm, p= 0.039]); but did not affect knee effusion–synovitis or cartilage composition.


Annals of Internal Medicine