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Certo Home Remedy - Fruit Pectin - Gelatin Powders - Certo & Arthritis

Concoctions with grape juice and pectin-containing gelatin powders, such as Certo, have become popular home remedies for those seeking arthritis pain relief. Available in any supermarket, these products are used for thickening jam. Some claim the Certo type remedies are helpful at reducing painful joints.
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Profile: Pectin
Apple, grapefruit and citrus pectin products are available from many manufacturers. Pectin is widely used in the food industry as a gelling agent to impart a gelled texture to foods, mainly fruit-based foods such as jams and jellies. It also has pharmaceutical applications, from PDRHealth.

Kudos For Arthritis Remedy From The Grocery
Thank you for writing about Certo and grape juice. After two weeks of using Certo and grape juice as you described, my feet are free of pain. Why isn't this remedy better studied and more widely known, from Peoples Pharmacy.

Arthritis Certo: Is Certo For Arthritis An Effective Treatment?
Many people swear by the effectiveness of an arthritis Certo treatment, yet to date there have been no studies conducted on it to prove its efficacy. It is one of many home remedies for the treatment of arthritis that have caught on over the years, from Herbal-Supplements-Guide.

Purple Pectin For Pain
This home remedy for arthritis pain has generated almost as much mail as the gin and raisins. One newspaper column reader related that her grandmother had been using it as long ago as 1945, from Peoples Pharmacy.

Profile: Gelatin / KNOX Gelatine / Gelatin Products
Gelatin began its run as a popular consumable when it was first developed and promoted by Charles Knox, founder of the Knox Gelatin Corp. Although gelatin has been touted for decades as a good source of protein and a great nail and hair strengthener, for the most part there is little hard scientific proof to support the vague health claims made for gelatin products, from WholeHealthMD.

Profile: Gelatin Hydrolysates
Gelatin is a heterogeneous mixture of proteins derived from animal collagen by hydrolysis. It is not found naturally. It typically is obtained by boiling bovine, pig and ox skin and bones. Gelatin has many uses in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Gelatin hydrolysates have putative activity against degenerative joint disease (DJD), from PDRHealth.

Jelly Good For Arthritis!
Gelatin is the precursor to cartilage formation in the body. Gelatin itself is very similar in structure to Type 2 Collagen, (connective tissue) which is an important part of cartilage. Gelatine is a tasteless dietary protein derived from animal cartilage, from Post Polio Network of WA.

Remedies Need Some Clarification By Dr. Peter H. Gott
DEAR DR. GOTT: I love your articles but I have some reservations about your home remedies, and wonder if you can answer my concerns, from KCChronical.

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