A Placebo-Controlled, Pseudo-Randomized, Crossover Trial of Botanical Agents for Gulf War Illness

In this three-part clinical trial, researchers aimed to identify botanical agents for further research in treating Gulf War Illness. Each of the three trials tested three different botanicals with anti-inflammatory properties, searching for efficacy in managing symptoms of GWI.

The first trial examined resveratrol, luteolin, and fisetin:

The second trial examined curcumin, boswellia, and French maritime pine bark:

The third trial examined reishi mushroom, stinging nettle, and epimedium: