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CMO (Cetyl Myristoleate, Cetyl-M) - Dietary Supplement for Arthritis

Information on the common uses, benefits, and side-effects of CMO (short for Cetyl Myristoleate or Cetyl-M), a dietary supplement. CMO is a natural waxy product derived from mice and shown to help mice with arthritis. Only anecdotal evidence exists about CMO also helping humans with arthritis. Many claims have been investigated by the FTC since no scientific data exists on its safety or benefits.

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Supplement Profile: Cetyl Myristoleate (cis-9-cetyl myristoleate, CMO)
Profile and essential information on the dietary supplement Cetyl Myristoleate (cis-9-cetyl myristoleate, CMO), from The Kroger Co.

Cetyl Myristoleate
Cetyl myristoleate is an ester comprised of the 16-carbon atom alcohol, cetyl alcohol, and the 14-carbon monounsaturated fatty acid cis-9 tetradecenoic acid, or myristoleic acid. There is no credible support for claims that cetyl myristoleate is effective in arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and immune disorders, from PDRHealth.

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION / DECISION AND ORDER
In the matter of Arthritis Pain Care Center, The Federal Trade Commission initiated an investigation of certain acts and practices about the product "CMO". For purposes of this order, CMO means any product or substance that contains or purports to contain cetylmyristoleate (also known as cetyl myristoleate) or any analog of cetylmyristoleate.

Statement on Operation Cure.All, From The Federal Trade Commission
The Arthritis Pain Care Center marketed CMO, claiming that this fatty acid cures most forms of arthritis. The company claimed that CMO is a 100 percent natural product that can actually reverse the effects of arthritis, once and for all. "Don't be fooled by reports from the Arthritis Foundation," it said. Full use of hands restored after five days of CMO. These claims are obviously deceptive.

CetylMyristoleate CM: More Background Information
This information was found on the Internet under the topic: Cetyl Myristoleate, from ruexcited.com.

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Cetyl Myristoleate (CMO) : Some Background Information
From Biophysica, background information about Cetyl Myristoleate (CMO). This information is for research and academic purposes only and is a condensation of publicly available knowledge. No claims are made and accuracy has not been verified.

Cetyl Myristoleate (CMO) for Arthritis: Science or Speculation
There are a lot of fabulous stories about Cetyl Myristoleate (also known as CMO) floating across the Internet. There have been a number of articles published in little known journals or magazines. There have been four small booklets published. One making fantastic claims, all four filled with anecdotal evidence but offering no real research to back up the claims, from SelfGrowth.com.

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