Topical Phytoterpene Mixture for Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis in Adults
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.
• Plantar fasciitis diagnosed by a medical practitioner and at least 3 months in duration