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Dr. Mercola, Premium Supplements, Joint Formula, with HA plus BiovaFlex, 30 Capsules
By Dr. Mercola6 Reviews
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0.12 lbs (0.05 kg)
- Product Code: MCL-01250
- UPC Code: 813006012508
- Package Quantity: 30 Capsules
- Dimensions: 1.9 x 1.9 x 3.5 in, 0.1 lbs (0.05 kg)
Combo Discount: -$1.00
- Premium Supplements
- Dietary Supplement
Mercola Joint Formula supplies 2mg of this effective phytonutrient antioxidant and outstanding member of the carotenoid family.
The astaxanthin used for our product is Zanthin supplied by one of the premier suppliers of high quality astaxanthin. It is taken from Haematococcus pluvialis, the most abundant natural source yet discovered.
Once the tough cell wall of the algae is cracked open, it's highly unstable, and must be extracted immediately. Our supplier uses a proprietary extraction process which yields:
- 85-90% astaxanthin
- 2% lutein
- 2% carotene
- 6% other carotenoids, including small amounts of canthaxanthin
The DeepExtract process creates a high quality, stable product. Plus, their O2B Peroxidation Blocker stabilization technology ensures the long-term (24 months) stability and efficacy of your supplement.
DeepExtract offers gentle treatment of high-quality astaxanthin at much lower temperatures than those used in expeller press and certain chemical solvent extraction operations. And it's done in the absence of oxygen – which reduces degradation and chemical changes in the product.
This supercritical CO2 process:
- Produces an extract untouched by chemical solvents
- Creates astaxanthin free of impurities and residues
- Offers some of the highest efficacy profiles of any extracted products
Our supplier shuns the use of preservatives in their efforts to stabilize their astaxanthin. Instead they use their proprietary O2B Peroxidation Blocker system, which:
- Is 100% natural
- Is non-GMO
- Is designed to protect sensitive oils until they are consumed
- Combines botanicals to prevent unwanted chemical reactions
- Protects expensive and sensitive ingredients
- Extends the shelf-life of oils
- Boosts the effectiveness of other anti-oxidants like vitamin E, because it can chemically quench stable vitamin E free radicals
- No doubt about it, BiovaFlex and Zanthin provide a terrific base of support for your joints.*
As a dietary supplement, adults take 1 capsule daily or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Cellulose, gelatin, haematococcus pluvialis CO2 extract, non-GMO cornstarch, contains less than 2.5% of: Evaporated cane juice, calcium stearate, silica, ascorbyl palmitate, natural vitamin E.
Allergen: Contains egg.
For optimal storage conditions, store in a cool, dry place. (59º-86ºF / 15º-30ºC) 30-50% relative humidity). Tamper resistant package. Do not use if outer seal is missing.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Servings Per Container: 30|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Zanthin Astaxanthin complex||2 mg||*|
|BiovaFlex Eggshell membrane||250 mg||*|
|Hyaluronic acid (HA) (as Sodium Hyaluronate)||30 mg||*|
|Boswellia extract||75 mg||*|
|*Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I bought this for my elderly mother in the hope that it might help the osteoarthritis in her hand. Alas, it hasn't done that but it has cured something else: the burning searing pain she used to get along the back of her neck and shoulder-blades, e.g. when looking down at the sink while washing the dishes or at the counter while preparing a meal. It was so bad she would have to stop and lie down. I don't know what the medical term for this condition is but, if you suffer from it, I'm sure you'll recognise those symptoms! That pain is now completely gone. (We're still working on the osteoarthritis...)
I have tried glucosamine and got some relief of swelling and stiffness but Dr. Mercolas is the ticket for me. I say results within 2-3 weeks. I keep it on hand now.