Best known to develop and maintain cartilage within joints, Glucosamine is often taken to help alleviate joint pain and prevent osteoarthritis. It helps in the reduction of inflammation and supports healthy joints.
Our bodies slow down the production of glucosamine as we age so by taking a supplement we can reduce the risk of conditions relating to the bones such as osteoarthritis.
It is a naturally occurring chemical that is found that is found in the fluid that is around our joints and as well as supporting healthy bones and joints, it is also taken for glaucoma, multiple sclerosis and interstitial cystitis.
There is also suggestion that glucosamine may help with diabetes, high cholesterol and ulcerated colitis.