Found around our bones and used by the body in the formation of healthy ligaments, this enables those who suffer from osteo-arthritis to protect their joints against the crippling effects of tight muscles. It is known that the hydrochloride, rather than the sulphite (cheaper) variety is more easily assimilated and utilised by our bodies. I take this every day before the cold of winter sets in. They work!
It has recently been found that taking glucosamine supplements reduces the risk of serious heart disease. They’re not sure why this happens and there needs be more research, but there does seem to be useful results from taking it, with no side-effects.
Here’s the link to the information from the papers: