A substance that occurs naturally in cartilage
Glucosamine is an active substance from the group of amino sugars that is formed from the chemical compound of grape sugar. In the body, the substance is important for maintaining cartilage and connective tissue. In the joints, glucosamine is found in the cartilage as well as in the synovial fluid. As a dietary supplement, glucosamine can be used to relieve the pain of mild and moderate osteoarthritis. Since, as mentioned, it is a substance that occurs naturally in the body, it should also be well tolerated.