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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(d) taking fish oil and lyprinol for their natural anti-inflammatory activity.
Supplementation with Lyprinol, a green-lipped mussel extract, has also been found in many studies to reduce inflammation and improve joint mobility.
All of which is why the latest research on the powerful marine Omega-3, Lyprinol, caught my attention recently, because it was making the same point, in scientific language, about muscle pain after exercise, known as Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS):(1)
Scientist Tim Mickleborough graced the pages of Investigate in August 2013, with ground breaking research showing the active ingredient in Lyprinol, marine lipid PCSO-524, significantly reduced the frequency and severity of asthma attacks brought on by physical exertion.
Marine lipids: overview "news insights and lipid composition of Lyprinol." Allerg Immunol (Paris).
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).
(1.) 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.
But the overlooked step-sister has to be Lyprinol, or Omega XL as it is known in the USA.
MEDICAL SCIENCE CONTINUES to make the most of Lyprinol, the extract from New Zealand's green-lipped mussel the first got the world talking a decade or two back.