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Anti-Arthritis Efficacy

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Prof Lee concludes by highlighting the use of in-vitro studies to detect the anti-arthritis efficacy of herbal extracts, employing cell lines like human and mouse primary chondrocytes.

Inducers such as LPS or IL-1 beta, and parameters including PGE2, nitric oxide, and protein expression, reveal the effectiveness of traditional herbal medicine. In-vivo experiments on rabbits with acute inflammatory arthritis show significant reductions in red colors and blood PGE2 levels after herbal medicine treatment.

The data further indicates improved weight-bearing force and movement, supporting the anti-inflammatory effects for knee damage. Prof Lee underscores the global development of herbal products for osteoarthritis, emphasizing their efficacy.

Have you ever encountered or used herbal products for osteoarthritis or similar ailments, and what was your experience?

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