A recent ‘Cochrane Review’ (a detailed analysis of all research studies to date) found that several herbal medicines may be effective for short term treatment (4-6 weeks) of low back pain. There is good evidence for Harpagophytum Procumbens (devil’s claw) and Salix Alba (white willow bark) and a probable benefit from Capsicum Frutescens (cayenne).
Please note this information was correct at time of printing.
For up to date information, speak to your doctor.Source: Summer 2007 Edition | Page 3
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