July 6, 2003
Vitamin C soothes pain from osteoarthritis in 14 days. That is the conclusion of a Danish scientific study recently published in the medical magazine, Ugeskrift for Laeger.
133 patients with osteoarthritis of the hip joint and knee joint were treated with one gram of vitamin C or placebo twice daily for 14 days. In those who got vitamin C there was clearly better pain relief than in the other group.
By: Vitality Council
Jensen, Niels H.P. Hertz, Ugeskr Laeger 2003;165:2563-6.