Glucosamine is a natural, amino sugar that can be found surrounding the fluid and tissue that protect joints in the body. It can be derived from shellfish or artificially made in laboratories. It is well known and most commonly used as a joint health supplement to relieve pain associated with osteoarthritis and knee and back pain, as it assists in the cartilage building process, protecting and relieving stiffness and swelling of the joints. It can also be used to possibly treat glaucoma, support weight loss, treat multiple sclerosis (MS) and HIV.
WARNING: Side effects may include stomach upset, constipation, diarrhea, headaches, rashes, nausea and heartburn. It is recommended to consult a healthcare professional before usage.