Project Description

Microgenics Mussel 19000 New Zealand Green Lipped 120 Capsules

Green Lipped Mussel (Perna canaliculus) comes from the waters that surround New Zealand. The name refers back to the green line where the two shell halves meet, resembling a pair of green lips.

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Green Lipped Mussels are rich in minerals, essential amino acids, glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), chondroitin and omega 3 fatty acids.4 The omega 3 fatty acids are believed to be responsible for the anti-inflammatory properties, which have an action similar to Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)2,3, while the GAG’s are believed to help rebuild the cartilage.

This makes Green Lipped Mussel beneficial in mild osteoarthritis, a condition where people suffer from painful, swollen joints and have a limited range of motion. Around 2.1 million or 1 in 11 Australians suffer from osteoarthritis, but this number increases with age: 1 in 5 over the age of 45 and 1 in 3 over the age of 80 suffer from osteoarthritis.5

A 2012-study showed that joint pain and stiffness decreased and mobility improved by 49% after taking Green Lipped Mussel for 8 weeks.1

SUMMARISED
▪ Green Lipped Mussel contains omega 3 fatty acids that may help reduce joint inflammation
▪ Green Lipped Mussel contains glycosaminoglycans that may help support healthy cartilage
▪ Green Lipped Mussel may bring relief in osteoarthritis where joints are painful and swollen

PRODUCT BENEFITS
▪ High strength product

APPROVED LABEL CLAIM
Microgenics Mussel 19,000 New Zealand Green Lipped contains powdered Green Lipped Mussels sourced from the clean, clear waters of New Zealand. Green Lipped Mussels form an important component of the traditional diet of coastal Maori people in New Zealand. Green Lipped Mussels provide a natural source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein.

▪ New Zealand sourced Green Lipped Mussel
▪ Natural source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein
▪ Heavy metal tested to ensure purity

INGREDIENTS (per capsule)
Green shell mussel powder (86%), Vegetarian capsule (Hypromellose, Titanium
dioxide), Citric acid, Mixed Tocopherols, Silicon Dioxide, Rosemary extract

CONTAINS NO ADDED
Wheat, gluten, yeast, dairy products, egg, artificial flavours, or sweeteners.

STORAGE INFORMATION
Store below 30°C, away from children.

SERVING SUGGESTION
Take 1 capsule daily, or open capsule and add contents in food or juice. Do not use if inner seal is missing, torn or broken. Contains fish (shellfish).

MEDICINE INTERACTIONS
If taking prescription medication or if in doubt
consult your healthcare professional.