Pomegranate reduces pain in RA patients

Pomegranate extract improves pain and disease activity in those with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a new study shows.

In eight weeks, RA patients taking pomegranate capsules experienced reduced disease activity, with fewer swollen and tender joints, decreased pain intensity and lower blood ESR levels.

Health assessment scores, morning stiffness and GPx levels were also better in the patients who took pomegranate, compared with those who