What is the manufacturing process for the Green Lipped Mussel Powder?
Our Green Lipped Mussel Powder is CO2/ super-critical extracted (freeze-dried) and lipid stabilized. At no time during the harvest or processing is heat or steam used.
Where are your products made?
Green Lipped Mussels are both harvested and manufactured in New Zealand in USP grade FDA registered facilities.
Are there any other ingredients in this product?
No, both the Green Lipped Mussel Powder capsules and powder are 100% pure mussel meat without shell, additives, preservatives or fillers.
What are the Active Components of Green Lipped Mussel Powder?
Green Lipped Mussel Powder has Glycosaminoglycans (also known as Mucopolysaccharides or GAG) containing heparin sulphate, dermatan sulphate, hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulphate. These active ingredients are responsible for the anti-inflammatory and lubricating properties and result in ongoing self-repair and replenishment of joints. It also supplies minerals that are needed to metabolize vitamins, enzymes, carbohydrates, and proteins. The total GAG content of our Green Lipped Mussel Powder is generally in the range of 2 – 3%. and Mucopolysaccharides over 25Mg/g of this, nearly all is heparin sulphate (about 98%) and only 2% is chondroitin sulphate.
What is the lipid content of Green Lipped Mussel Powder?
Green Lipped Mussel Powder Extract typically contains 4-6% total lipids.
Can I take Green Lipped Mussel Powder if I’m allergic to shellfish?
Individuals with shellfish allergies should not consume GLMP until consulting their health care professional prior to use.
What is the dosage for humans?
Suggested human dose rate is 1,000 – 1,500mg per day (or 2-3 capsules – 1 capsule = 500mg) for an average 165lb/75kg adult. It should be noted, however, that in some cases the benefits of taking Green Lipped Mussel Powder may take two to three months to see results. If results aren’t seen within the first month the dosage can be increased to 3-5 capsules per day until results occur , then reduce dosage back to 2-3 capsules daily.