Is Glucosamine Chondroitin an herbal supplement? Are there benefits to glucosamine supplements? Although our bodies manufacture glucosamine and chondroitin (when they are working optimally), most glucosamine and chondroitin supplements are derived from animal sources. Glucosamine supplements are traditionally derived from shellfish (shrimp, crab, and lobster). Chondroitin is usually derived from bovine sources or shark cartilage. What are the benefits of glucosamine?
Clinical studies have found benefits of reduced joint space narrowing, improved structure and function of joints and joint comfort, improved mobility and production of new cartilage. The studies have concluded that glucosamine and chondroitin are safe and beneficial for joint health, used alone or in combination. For more details and precautions, please see the information below. Remedy's Glucosamine Chondroitin supplement is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease,