Green-Lipped Mussel Extract

A substance from green-lipped mussels (Perna canaliculus) in New Zealand which allegedly reduces the pain of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and asthma
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glycosaminoglycans, chondroitin, green-lipped mussel extract or omega-3 fatty acids for arthritis).
Green-lipped mussel extract in children with clinical and subclinical symptoms of ADHD
If you haven't guessed yet, we're actually talking about New Zealand green-lipped mussel extract.
"Our two most popular joint care products today are GlycOmega-PLUS green-lipped mussel extract and green-lipped mussel oil," he added.
This study ("Evaluation of a therapeutic diet for feline degenerative joint disease," Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2010) tested a diet high in eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) content and supplemented with green-lipped mussel extract and glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate for its pain-relieving and activity-enhancing effects in cats with painful and mobility-impairing DJD.
The product you mention contains green-lipped mussel extract, a natural product thought to help protect cartilage and inhibit joint aging.
As with previous trials on green-lipped mussel extract, the beneficial effects were apparent four weeks after commencement of treatment.
Also known for its anti-inflammatory properties, green-lipped, or green-shell mussel contains an abundance of vitamins and minerals, protein, omega 3s, glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate, according to Ben Winters, director, Aroma New Zealand, which offers GlycOmega-PLUS green-lipped mussel extract.
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Supplements that help to reduce joint pain and inflammation include vitamin C, omega-3 fish oils, New Zealand green-lipped mussel extracts and Devil's Claw.