Green-Lipped Mussel Extract

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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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The company also produces Lyprinol, a human version of the supplement for joint discomfort.
Marine lipids: overview "news insights and lipid composition of Lyprinol.
Within days, before animal tests were authorized and long before human tests were even considered, Lyprinol capsules appeared on the shelves of many New Zealand chemists (what in the United States are called pharmacies).
The New Zealand government quickly stopped the sales of Lyprinol and ordered that the product be removed from stores.
Treatment of Knew Osteoarthritis with Lyprinol lipid extract of the green lipped mussel--a double blind placebo controlled study.
Then last October a friend recommended a supplement called Lyprinol.
MARTIN Dockrell of Asthma UK says: "A study this year showed that Lyprinol can help to reduce daytime wheeze in people with asthma who are not taking steroids.
Lyprinol is a marine lipid extract containing rare omega-3 fatty acids.
Backed by 30 years of research showing effective support for healthy joint function and normal range of motion, Lyprinol features New Zealand green-lipped mussel extract as its powerhouse ingredient.
As the population ages and people seek natural solutions for twinges in the hinges, they're finding Lyprinol a unique, stable, proven formula for healthy joints.
A study recently conducted at the Pavlov Medical University, Department of Allergy and Lung Diseases Hospital Therapeutic Clinic, by Professor Aleksander Emelyanov et al in a double-blind placebo-controlled study published in the European Respiratory Journal 2002;20:596-600 clearly showed that Lyprinol significantly reduced the inflammation associated with atopic asthmatics.