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Green lipped Mussel

The green-lipped mussel, Perna canaliculus, is a type of shellfish native to the country of New Zealand. It gets its name from its appearance. The edges of the shells of this mussel are green, and when closed, the mussel looks like lips. It caught the attention of scientists and researchers when it was discovered that the elderly of the Maoris people could display the impressive ability to perform even the most rigorous of physical tasks. The cause of this was revealed to be green-lipped mussels, which was part of the Maoris people’s daily diet.

Green lipped Mussel Information

Green-lipped mussel goes by different names according to how it is prepared. As a stabilized lipid extract, it is called lyprinol. If it undergoes free-dried preparation, it is called seatone. Green-lipped mussel can improve the health condition of the body and its organs and it is commonly used as a nutritional supplement or for medicinal purposes. It can be considered a ‘wonder food’ because it has Omega-3 fatty acids, which is important for maintaining cell structure and function. It also has all the other necessities for the body: amino acids, and various minerals and carbohydrates.

Green lipped Mussel Benefits

Green-lipped mussels are famous for its powerful anti-inflammatory properties. It is used to relieve pain from rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and other conditions related to chronic arthritis. It is a diverse medicine, and can be used to treat even asthma. Green-lipped mussel extract also improves the circulation of blood in the body, which reduces the chances of having a heart attack and getting other circulatory problems. Aside from this, it strengthens the immune system by speeding up the formation of antibodies and fortifies the bone structure of the teeth. Green-lipped mussel is known for promoting fertility in both men and women.

Green lipped Mussel Side Effects

Individuals with hypersensitivity to shellfish should exercise caution when using products with green-lipped mussel.

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