Joint & Tissue Support
Joint & Tissue Support is a tailored combination of glucosamine HCL, (MSM), methylsulphonylmethane and vitamin C as well as other herbal and food-based ingredients, which includes: turmeric extract (95% curcumin), Montmorency cherry, nettle leaf, apple cider vinegar powder, Panax ginseng, kelp, bromelain, horsetail herb, papain, ginger root and rosehip, - all in one formula!!
This combination food supplement offers specific support for collagen formation, as well as the normal function of cartilage and bones. Collagen is a structural protein found in several connective tissues in the body including bones, cartilage, gums, skin, tendons and blood vessels.
- Supports collagen formation
- Supports normal function of cartilage and bones
- A vitamin, herbal and enzyme combination formula
- With glucosamine HCL and MSM
- Contains curcumin (the active ingredient in turmeric)
Collagen formation, plus bone and cartilage function; Cartilage and bone health are important for long-term mobility and vitality. Collagen is a structural protein found within connective tissues in the body. These include bones, cartilage, skin, tendons, blood vessels and gums.
Vitamin C being a co-factor for collagen synthesis contributes to collagen formation for the function of blood vessels, bones, cartilage, skin and teeth and gums. Vitamin C also contributes to the function and maintaining of the normal function of the immune system, as well as energy-yielding metabolism, normal psychological function and protection of cells from oxidative stress. It reduces tiredness and fatigue and assists in the regeneration of the reduced form of vitamin E as well as aiding in the absorption of iron.
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Joint & Tissue Support may Therefore be Especially Suitable for...
- Over 50s
- Those with active and hectic lifestyles
- Healthy joints and comfortable movement
- Connective tissues
- Healthy muscles
- Joint pain control
- Detoxification and the removal of cellular waste products that build up in the joints
- Skeletal nourishment
- Antioxidant levels
- Lower levels of leukotrienes
- Healthy uric acid levels
- Athletes who tend to suffer frequent wear-and-tear injuries
More about the ingredients...
Glucosamine is an amino sugar that is produced naturally in the body. It is one of the most abundant monosaccharides and a natural precursor of glycosaminoglycans. It is also found in seashells, or it can be made in a laboratory. Glucosamine hydrochloride is one of several forms of glucosamine and the glucosamine HCL contained in this food supplement is derived from a vegetable source.
MSM stands for methylsulphonylmethane, a naturally-occurring source of sulphur. It is used to improve immune function, lower inflammation as well as assisting in the restoration of healthy body tissue. MSM is used to treat arthritis and joint pain as well as lowering muscle pain and spasms.
Rosehip is the fruit of the rose plant and is often used for arthritis relief.
Nettle helps provide relief from arthritis and joint pain.
Turmeric and Curcumin
Turmeric the rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae., and It is native to southern Asia; however, it has become increasingly popular in the Western world as a food supplement due to its widely researched benefits.
Turmeric has been long used by Ayurvedic practitioners, this is largely due to its main constituent, curcumin which is thought to reduce depression, fight inflammation, boost healthy skin, prevent certain cancers. Turmeric may also help in the prevention or slowing of blood clots; it is also thought to outperform common arthritis drugs and is a therapeutic target for type ll diabetes. For best results turmeric is best taken with black pepper.
Ginger helps relieve joint and muscle pain.
Montmorency cherries are a type of sour cherries which are red in colour. They are grown in Canada, France and the USA. Montmorency cherries reduce blood uric acid aiding in the reduction of inflammation markers, this also provides relief from gout, as well as increased sleep quality (via the production of melatonin, improves joints and rapid recovery of muscles after exercise.
Is adaptogenic and adjusts itself to the needs of the body in terms of flexibility, inflammation and muscle fatigue.
Apple Cider Vinegar Powder
Apple cider vinegar is fermented juice from crushed apples, it is used by many, providing relief from arthritis and joint pain.
Bromelain is an enzyme derived from pineapple juice. It eases aching muscles and painful joints by reducing inflammation.
Horsetail has anti-inflammatory properties, calming inflammation and provides pain-relieving abilities.
Kelp is a natural anti-inflammatory reducing the overall inflammation of the body and in return may reduce the probability of disease.
Papain is an enzyme derived from the papaya fruit. It has an anti-inflammatory compound which reduces stiffness in painful joints as well as reducing pain symptoms for arthritis sufferers.
60 capsules per pot
Per capsule: %NRV*
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) - 12mg 15%
*NRV = Nutrient Reference Value
Glucosamine HCL (from shellfish) - 300mg
MSM - 200mg
Turmeric (providing 50mg curcumin) - 52mg
Nettle leaf 4:1 extract (equivalent to 100mg powder) - 25mg
Montmorency cherry powder - 20mg
Panax ginseng 10:1 extract (equivalent to 100mg powder) - 10mg
Apple cider vinegar powder - 5mg
Bromelain (1,200 GDU/g) - 5mg
Horsetail 10:1 extract, 7% silica - 5mg
Kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum) powder - 5mg
Papain (2000u/mg) - 5mg
Rosehip 20:1 extract (equivalent to 100mg powder) - 5mg
Ginger root 20:1 extract (equivalent to 40mg powder) - 2mg
Ingredients: Glucosamine HCL Powder (shellfish), Methylsulphonyl Methane (MSM) Pdr, Capsule: Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) (Vegetarian), Brown Rice Flour, Turmeric (95% curcumin), Anti-Caking Agent: Magnesium Stearate (Vegetable Source), Nettle Leaf 4:1 Ext, Montmorency Cherry Pdr, Ascorbic Acid (Vit C), Korean Panax Ginseng Pdr, Apple Cider Vinegar Pdr, Bromelain (1,200 GDU/g), Horsetail Herb Extract 10:1, 7% silica, Kelp Powder, Papain (2000u/mg), Rosehip 20:1 extract, Ginger Root 20:1 Ext.
ALLERGY ADVICE: for allergens, see ingredients in bold.
Contains no added: sugar, salt, wheat, dairy, preservatives, colours or flavours.
NOT suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
1 capsule to be taken 2 to 3 times per day, preferably with food.
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