Info
New Zealand's Health Supplements & Vitamins Specialists - Delivering to Australia for over 20 years
CURRENCY: AUD
Search
x 0
Skip to main content

Glucosamine Supplements

Glucosamine is a natural constituent of healthy cartilage and synovial fluid in the joints of the body. It is derived from glucose and the amino acid glutamine, and as we age we tend to produce less.
Filter Your Selection HIDE SHOW
Sort By
  1. 1
  2. 2
per page - 39 Item(s)
Sort By
  1. 1
  2. 2
per page - 39 Item(s)

Glucosamine Info

Glucosamine is a natural constituent of healthy cartilage and synovial fluid in the joints of the body. It is derived from glucose and the amino acid glutamine, and as we age we tend to produce less. Our bodies use glucosamine to build and repair cartilage, tendons, ligaments, synovial fluid and other tissues.

Glucosamine Benefits

We need glucosamine primarily for the healthy structure, strength and shock absorbing functions of our joints. Although glucosamine is produced by our bodies, our capacity to do this diminishes with age.

Glucosamine provides the raw material for our bodies to maintain and repair the components critical for healthy joint mobility and function. It is a beneficial therapeutic supplement in osteoarthritis, a degenerative disease of the joints of the body.

Glucosamine Side Effects

Glucosamine sulphate is in a different category to sulphur drugs and sulphate-containing foods, and will not cause a reaction in people with sulphate allergies. Because glucosamine is usually sourced from shellfish shells, people with shellfish allergies should naturally avoid these products. A vegetarian supplement is available (manufactured using no animal product). People with unstable blood sugar conditions are advised to consult a health practitioner before taking a glucosamine supplement.

Product Reviews

  • mega-sized tablets

    these tablets are the most difficult I have ever tried to swallow, they are too big and have harsh edges, I have to crush them before consuming. I definitely won't buy them again.

    John

    30/11/16

  • Very happy with tjis product

    Very happy with this product and great you onlynhave to take 1 a day

    Elizabeth

    25/11/16

  • Glucosamine for dogs

    Brilliant product - if our dog goes without it for just s few days we notice a decline in her movements. Also brilliant service.

    Lorna

    22/11/16

Wellness Blog

  • Glucosamine for Joint Health

    Glucosamine is an aminated sugar produced in the body from glucose and the amino acid glutamine as part of a normal metabolic process of carbohydrate taken in our diet.  The amount we produce in our […]

  • Glucosamine & Chondroitin for Joint Care

    Glucosamine is a natural constituent of healthy cartilage and synovial fluid in the joints of the body. It is derived from glucose and the amino acid glutamine, and as we age we tend to produce […]

Please wait...

  • Product successfully added to cart
You have in your Shopping Cart

Product successfully removed from cart

Checkout Continue Shopping

Please wait, processing your order...