Topical Phytoterpene Mixture for Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis in Adults

Status: Completed
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Intervention Type: Other
Study Type: Interventional
Study Phase: Not Applicable

Randomized controlled trial of mixture of essential oils containing tea tree oil, rosemary, clove, pepper, and CBD in a formulation with skin permeation enhancers including limonene for the treatment of plantar fasciitis in adult men and women. Forty-two patients will be randomized to receive twice daily topical application of the treatment formulation or plain tea tree oil as a control. Analog pain scores will be assessed at the start of treatment and at two weeks. Analysis will be by student's T-test.

Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 90
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers

• Plantar fasciitis diagnosed by a medical practitioner and at least 3 months in duration

United States
Center for Biomedical Research,Inc.
Time Frame
Start Date: January 15, 2019
Completion Date: August 3, 2020
Target number of participants: 42
Active Comparator: Plain Tea Tree Oil Control
Topical application of 20% tea tree oil in almond oil base as a carrier twice daily for 2 weeks.
Experimental: Verum
Therapeutic mixture applied topically twice daily for two weeks
Related Therapeutic Areas
Leads: Center for Biomedical Research, Inc.

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