Guideline for the management of knee and hip osteoarthritis

Recommendations

Herbal therapies

Herbal therapies, supplements and nutraceuticals

Herbal therapies


 

Intervention: Avocado/soybean unsaponifiables (ASU) – Knee and/or hip

Recommendation

We are unable to recommend for or against the use of ASU for people with knee and/or hip OA.

Strength of recommendation

Conditional (neutral) recommendation

Quality of evidence

Very low

Intervention: Boswellia serrata extract – Knee and/or hip

Recommendation

We are unable to recommend for or against the use of Boswellia serrata for people with knee and/or hip OA.

Strength of recommendation

Conditional (neutral) recommendation

Quality of evidence

Very low

Intervention: Curcuma/ curcuminoid – Knee and/or hip

Recommendation

We are unable to recommend for or against the use of curcuma/curcuminoid for people with knee and/or hip OA.

Strength of recommendation

Conditional (neutral) recommendation

Quality of evidence

Low

Intervention: Pine bark extract – Knee and/or hip

Recommendation

We are unable to recommend either for or against the use of pine bark extract for people with knee and/or hip OA.

Strength of recommendation

Conditional (neutral) recommendation

Quality of evidence

Low (knee)
Very low (hip)

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