The Green lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus) is endemic to New Zealand and is considered to be a natural treatment option for a variety of different health conditions. Research has recognized the Green Lipped mussel has enormous benefits related to joint health, the respiratory system, breathing passages and more!
The oil extracted from New Zealand Green Lipped Mussels, GLME, is a highly-purified marine lipid extract, obtained by a special solvent-free process. GLME contains a blend of dozens of natural oils, esters and sterols, unique to the Green Lipped Mussel, and is rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
How does GLME work?
GLME provides a unique combination of saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids as well as marine sterols. Scientific research has shown that GLME supports normal joint function and mobility and helps to maintain healthy airways and breathing passages.
GLME has been shown to be effective in supporting normal levels of immune system chemicals called leukotrienes and prostaglandins, which is very important for maintaining normal joints and mobility and healthy airways.
Key Health Benefits of Green Lipped Mussel oil Extract:
- Supports normal immune system responses
Studies have shown that New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel Oil supports the body’s normal immune system chemicals called leukotrines. This is a significant benefit of GLME as it has the ability to support joint comfort related to the swelling that can occur in certain health conditions.
- Joint care and mobility
As mentioned GLME is a unique blend of dozens of fatty acids (including omega-3s) and marine sterols which has been shown to support normal joint function and mobility. GLME also supports normal levels of the messenger chemicals required for healthy joint function.
- Lung Health
The unique blend of dozens of fatty acids (including omega-3s) and marine sterols has also been shown to support normal lung and airway function.
- Cardiovascular health
GLME is a rich source of Omega-3 essential fatty acids which are essential nutrients for normal heart and circulatory health. These fatty acids may support blood pressure and cholesterol within normal levels and can help reduce the overall risk of cardiovascular conditions arising
- Help keep Free Radicals in Check
Green Lipped Mussel Oil is also recognized as a potent antioxidant which helps your body to neutralize free radicals, to avoid / reduce oxidative stress.