Green Lipped FFA contains omega-3 fatty acids from the green lipped-mussel of New Zealand, which has unique benefits for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis not seen with standard omega-3 supplements. This is due to the fact that it is high in rare omega-3s not found in most fish oil extracts: eicosatetraenoic acid (ETA) and its precursor stearidonic acid (SDA). Not all green-lipped mussel products are fatty acid extracts – many simply contain the crude dried mussel powder. AOR’s Green Lipped FFA is a concentrated fatty acid extract, making it much more potent than common dried mussel products.
Few people know that ETA and SDA are actually superior to other omega-3s at quenching the fires of inflammation such as in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis patients, giving more potent anti-inflammatory benefits at significantly lower doses. They act in similar ways to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) but by multiple mechanisms of action and without the negative side effects. Additional research has found that Green Lipped FFA can provide relief for bronchial inflammation, and animal studies have suggested that it may be beneficial in premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
Green Lipped FFA is an excellent alternative to conventional fish oils for anyone who wants to address inflammation, or simply to increase their intake of omega-3 fatty acids.
|Amount: 1 Softgel|
|50 mgGreen-Lipped Mussel fatty acid extract (Perna canaliculus)|
|Non-medicinal ingredients: olive oil, D-alpha tocopherol (from soy). Softgel: gelatin (bovine), glycerin.|
|Note: Store in a dark, cool, dry place. Characteristic odor and cloudiness that may occur below room temperature are normal and not indicative of degradation.|
(Adult): Take 2 softgels twice daily for the first 2 months, followed by 1 softgel twice daily for the next 4 months, take with a fat-containing meal, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 6 months or if symptoms persist or worsen. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.