Biocares Glucosamine MSM Complex tablets contain Methyl Sulphonyl Methane (MSM) combined with Glucosamine Hydrochloride and Chondroitin sulphate in each tablet.
Methyl Sulphonyl Methane is a naturally-occurring sulphur bearing compound that is present throughout the body. It is present in all living organisms.Sulphur is primary a component of connective tissue structures throughout the body. These include those of the cartilage, skin, hair and nails. MSM has effects upon many biological functions including the reduction of inflammation, the abnormal cross-linking of collagen, and acts as a very potent antioxidant.
Sulphur is in fact a critical component of one the the most important antioxidant / detoxification enzyme systems in the body, glutathione peroxidase. Sulphur is also an effective chelator (binding agent) of heavy metals such as mercury, lead and cadmium. These properties of MSM make it a popular nutritional supplements for situations such as pain around joints and arthritis, maintaining the health of the hair, skin and nails, detoxification, and the removal of heavy metals from the body.
Glucosamine and chondroitin are natural structural components of connective tissue such as cartilage and bones.