Regular everyday activities involving the major joints can cause wear and tear of joint and cartilage to some extent. Although this is normal, overuse and aging can adversely affect joint health. Additionally, aging causes depletion of glucosamine - a biological chemical that is naturally present in bone cartilage, which forms the major cushioning ingredient for the joints and surrounding tissue. OptimHealth Joint supplement combines well researched ingredients including vegetarian Glucosamine and time-tested herbs that helps support healthy
- Inflammation and circulation
As a “building block” of cartilage, glucosamine can help reduce inflammation and improve pain free movement of joints. Several studies shows that glucosamine can slow the development of Osteoarthritis(OA),a type of arthritis that typically occurs with aging where the cartilage breaks down and is lost, either due to injury or normal wear and tear. Also, glucosamine is known to help ease swelling and stiffness.
OptimHealth Joint uses vegetarian glucosamine and is suitable for vegetarians also.
A proteolytic(protein breaking) enzyme, derived from the pineapple plant it has been used traditionally to reduce inflammation. Studies with bromelain show analgesic and anti-inflammatory benefit in people with mild knee pain.
Turmeric, (Curcuma longa) has been traditionally used as a medicinal herb and a spice in India. Apart from its anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric also possesses anti-arthritic effects. Curcumin, active phytochemical found in turmeric is also known to ease joint aches.
Quercetin, a flavonoid is a potent antioxidant. Quercetin together with curcumin found in turmeric helps in reducing joint cartilage deterioration and supports healthy cartilage maintenance.
Resveratrol a plant based polyphenol substance that can protect from certain diseases including high blood pressure, certain type of cancers and heart ailments. Several animal studies have shown the potential anti-inflammatory benefits of resveratrol in supporting healthy joints and cartilages. Recent evidence also shows the synergetic benefits of resveratrol with curcumin in protecting joints.
Brocolli seed Extract
Broccoli seed extracts, are rich in glucosinolates including the compound sulforaphane which is a potent anti-oxidant that helps protect cartilage from destruction.
Ginger root (Zingiber Officinale)
Ginger contains very effective anti-inflammatory compounds called gingerols. These substances cause reduction in pain levels in people with osteoarthritis and other arthritis. With regular use, ginger can cause improvements in joint mobility.
Bioperine® (Pepper extract)
Bioperine is 95% pepper extract(piperine). It functions as a bioenhancer and is shown to improve bio-availability of nutrients.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Glucosamine Hydrochloride better absorbed than other forms of glucosamine? Answer »Yes, Glucosamine hydrochloride is better absorbed in the system than the other forms of glucosamine such as glucosamine sulphate.