Greenlipped mussel and asthma treatment

Greenlipped mussel and asthma treatment

GREEN LIPPED MUSSEL EFFECTIVE FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHILDREN’S ASTHMA An Auckland-based New Zealand study published in the Internet Journal of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology discovered that green lipped mussel (GLM) oil is effective in the treatment of Asthma in Children. A total of 71 children aged 6 to 13 years were enrolled in a 16-week single centre, double-masked, placebo-controlled, parallel group trial and randomly assigned to receive either GLM oil or placebo (two capsules twice daily). Patients were maintained on as-needed beta-agonist therapy and inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) throughout the study. It was concluded that after as little as three ...

The history of green lipped mussels & arthritis relief

The history of green lipped mussels & arthritis relief

Traditionally the Maoris of New Zealand have always regarded the Green Lipped Mussel (Perna canaliculus) as an excellent food source conferring health and well being. The observation that Maoris whose diet was rich in these mussels were less likely to suffer joint disease problems provided the early impetus for further scientific investigation during the 1970’s and 1980’s. The culmination of the international scientific endeavour during this time has produced a number of significant technological breakthroughs and subsequent patents. In the early 1980s, a number of small animal clients reverted to the use of dry powdered Green Lipped Mussel extracts, partic ...