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Is a form of
Omega oil and amino acids
- Green Lipped Mussel Extract Powder 500mg,
- Each capsule provides over 18% of active Omega 3 providing: Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA).
Take one to three capsules daily with food
If you are pregnant or lactating, taking medication or under medical supervision, please consult your GP or medical professional before taking supplements. Do not exceed recommended dose. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Store is a cool dry place. Keep out of reach of children NOT intended for use by persons under the age of 18
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What is Green Lipped Mussel?
The New Zealand Green Shell, or Green Lipped, Mussel is a shellfish used in the creation of medicines and food supplements.
How does it work?
These mussels have been found to contain natural chemicals which help to reduce inflammation. Green Lipped Mussel is also rich in omega 3 and amino acids. Green lipped mussels may offer some relief from age-related joint conditions. These findings have been published in leading medical journals around the world and show real promise for the use of green lipped mussel extracts as an effective joint aid.
Used To Treat
You will find the Green Lipped Mussel supplements used to treat asthma, and both rheumatoid and osteoarthritis.
Inflammation is reduced from within when this supplement is ingested. Asthma sufferers report a decrease in wheezing when taking this.
Goes well with
Glucosamine and Chondroitin
How to take/dosage
There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to the dosage of Green Shell Mussel. Factors such as age, weight, health and several others. Always follow the directions on the packaging and never take more than the recommended dose. If in any doubt consult your doctor.
Possible side effects
Those with a seafood allergy will suffer the symptoms of that allergy
No evidence for any interactions with other meds
As with any supplements, pregnant or nursing women should consult their doctor
Things to note
These are intended as a food supplement and not a replacement for prescribed meds which should still be taken
Scientific support and reference citations
Caughey, DE, Grigor RR, Caughey EB, et al. Perna canaliculus in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Eur J Rheum Inflamm 1983;6:197-200.
Cobb CS, Ernst E. Systematic review of a marine nutriceutical supplement in clinical trials for arthritis: the effectiveness of the New Zealand green-lipped mussel Perna canaliculus. Clin Rheumatol 2006;25:275-84.
Couch RA, Ormrod DJ, Miller TE, Watkins WB. Anti-inflammatory activity in fractionated extracts of the green-lipped mussel. N Z Med J 1982;95:803-6.
Emelyanov A, Fedoseev G, Krasnoschekova O, et al. Treatment of asthma with lipid extract of New Zealand green-lipped mussel: a randomised clinical trial. Eur Respir J 2002;20:596-600.
Gibson RG, Gibson SL, Conway V, Chappell D. Perna canaliculus in the treatment of arthritis. Practitioner 1980;224:955-60.
Gibson SL. The effect of a lipid extract of the New Zealand green-lipped mussel in three cases of arthritis. J Altern Complement Med 2000;6:351-4.
Gibson SLM, Gibson RG. The treatment of arthritis with a lipid extract of Perna canaliculus: a randomised trial. Complement Ther Med 1998;6:122-6.
Highton TC, McArthur AW. Pilot study on the effect of New Zealand green mussel on rheumatoid arthritis. N Z Med J 1975;81:261-2.
Huskisson EC, Scott J, Bryans R. Seatone is ineffective in rheumatoid arthritis. Br Med J 1981;282:1358-9.
Larkin JG, Capell HA, Sturrock RD. Seatone in rheumatoid arthritis: a six-month placebo-controlled study. Ann Rheum Dis 1985;44:199-201.
Miller T, Wu H. In vivo evidence for prostaglandin inhibitory activity in New Zealand green-lipped mussel extract. N Z Med J 1984;97:355-7.
Miller TE, Dodd J, Ormrod DJ, Geddes R. Anti-inflammatory activity of glycogen extracted from Perna canaliculus (NZ green-lipped mussel). Agents Actions 1993;38 Spec No:C139-42.
Murphy KJ, Mann NJ, Sinclair AJ. Fatty acid and sterol composition of frozen and freeze-dried New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel (Perna canaliculus) from three sites in New Zealand. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2003;12:50-60.
Murphy KJ, Mooney BD, Mann NJ, et al. Lipid, FA, and sterol composition of New Zealand green lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus) and Tasmanian blue mussel (Mytilus edulis). Lipids 2002;37:587-95.
Rainsford KD, Whitehouse MW. Gastroprotective and anti-inflammatory properties of green lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus) prepartion. Arzneimittelforschung 1980;30:2128-32.
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