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July 2016

Monograph Update: Flaxseed Oil Improves Carpal Tunnel

A clinical trial shows that applying flaxseed oil 5 drops to the wrist twice daily for 4 weeks significantly improves carpal tunnel symptoms by 30% and wrist function by 17% in people with carpal tunnel syndrome who wear a wrist splint at night.

For more information about this study or other data on the safety and effectiveness of flaxseed oil, please visit our recently updated scientific monograph.

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