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Green Lipped Mussel 3500mg 100 Capsules



Triple Strength. New Softgel Formula.

It is rich in glucosamines, chondroitins and marine lipids to benefit joint health and mobility.

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    Fresh Mussel extract is a traditional food from the sea that is rich in glucosamines, chondroitins and marine lipids to benefit joint health and mobility.
    This Green Lipped Mussel Extract is
    100% pure freeze-vacuum dried from mussels grown in New Zealand's clean coastal waters as a valued food source. Mussels are grown and processed under strict government license to guarantee purity and potency levels. Our whole powdered Green Lipped Mussel is encapsulated in a laboratory that is licensed by the New Zealand Ministry of Health and the New Zealand Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.




    Take 1-3 capsules daily with meals or as professionally advised.




    Each Capsule contains: New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel (equiv to fresh) -3500mg. No artificial flavorings, preservatives, sugar, salt, corn, yeast, gluten lactose added. No artificial colourings with capsules.




    This product contains seafood ingredients.


    GreenHealth Green Lipped Mussel Extract is produced via a unique Centrifuge process and the it is Freeze Dried at low temperatures to preserve vital Omega-3 fatty acids and Glycosaminoglycans (GAG) contents.

    Other forms of heat drying can de-nature these vital anti-inflammatory properties.


    What is Green Lipped Mussel?

    Green-lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus) is a New Zealand shellfish, from which an extract has been shown to be useful in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA).

    Green-lipped mussel inhibits inflammation in the body. Although inflammation is normal under certain conditions, consistent or excessive inflammation can result in pain and damage to the body, including the joints. The human body makes several chemical mediators of inflammation. Levels of these chemicals in the body may be higher in people with RA who are experiencing symptoms than in symptom-free people with arthritis.



    Health Benefits


    Research on green-lipped mussel has thus far focused on OA and RA. Although some studies have failed to demonstrate therapeutic benefit of green-lipped mussel in people with arthritis, the outcomes of other studies have been more positive. In one trial, both freeze-dried powder and lipid extract of green-lipped mussel were effective at reducing symptoms in 70% of people with OA and 76% of people with RA. A similar study of people with either OA or RA showed green-lipped mussel reduced pain in 50% and 67% of the patients, respectively, after three months of supplementation.


    Nonsteriodal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs), such as aspirin and ibuprofen, are often used for inflammatory conditions.



    Comments from three trialists

    1. I have found that by using the green-shell mussel capsules, the pain that I had lived with in my right knee was reduced significantly to a level where I could get better sleep and do more activities than when I commenced the trial.

    2. Green lipped mussel extract certainly worked for me. In the eight weeks I was taking it I noticed a great improvement in my knees. At the end of eight weeks my knees were almost completely pain free and I would recommend green shell mussel to anyone with knee pain.

    3. I definitely noticed a difference taking the green shell mussel. I was actually able to play with my three year old daughter without pain and stiffness in my knees which was wonderful. But when I stopped taking the green shell mussel (at the completion of the trial) the pain and stiffness returned within a few weeks.

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Green Lipped Mussel  3500mg 100 Capsules

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Triple Strength. New Softgel Formula.

It is rich in glucosamines, chondroitins and marine lipids to benefit joint health and mobility.

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