Solgar 7 Joint Support & Comfort is a unique formulation that targets multiple pathways to balance the release of joint enzymes, structurally support collagen building blocks and sensitive joint cartilage, while simultaneous supporting the body's range of natural motion and flexibility.
In this breakthrough formulation, Solgar 7 brings together bio-active nutrients that work to create a fast acting approach for occasional joint stresses brought on by exercise, sport or physical activity. The use of Solgar® 7 can result in improvements in joint comfort within 7 days.
This formula combines the advanced and naturally sourced bio-activity of 5-Loxin Advanced, UC - II® undenatured Collagen and Ester-C®, with a complex of traditional pepper spices and botanicals.
Boswellia Serrata Extract (S-Loxin® Advanced): 5-Loxin® Advanced is a unique Boswellia serrata extract enriched with 20% 3-0-acetyl-ll-keto-beta-boswellic acid (AKBA) a non-volatile oil portion ofB. Serrata gum resin. These botanical compounds exhibit potential anti-inflammatory properties by inhibiting the 5-lipoxygenase enzyme.
UC-II8: UC-II® is a patented undenatured type II collagen with a unique mechanism of action - it deactivates the inflammatory process at the source, preventing the breakdown of joint cartilage. UC-II1" deactivates collagen-specific T-cells allowing the body to reduce inflammation and rebuild and repair articular cartilage.
Ester-C® (calcium ascorbate): Ester-C® aids collagen formation for the normal function of cartilage and bones, while protecting cells from oxidative damage.
Turmeric Root 4:1 Extract (Curcuma longa): Curcumin, the primary active in turmeric has, in numerous studies, demonstrated potent antioxidant activities. It also has anti-inflammatory properties inhibiting NF kappa-B, a major cellular inflammatory agent.
White Willow Bark 5:1 Extract (Salix alba): The use of willow bark dates back to Hippocrates (400 BC) when it was used to reduce fever and inflammation. It contains salicin, a chemical similar to aspirin and has both analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects.
Ginger Root 4:1 Extract (Zingiber officinale): Ginger has demonstrated anti-inflammatory properties in several studies. The active ingredients within the root (gingerols and shogaols) inhibit COX-2 and LOX inflammatory pathways.
Pepper Spice Complex (Cayenne and Bioperine8): Bioperine® is a standardised extract from black pepper Piper nigrum. It is a rich source of the alkaloid piperine, a substance that can enhance the absorption of other nutritional compounds.
Cayenne, the principal capsaicinoid in chilli peppers, decreases levels of substance P, a neurotransmitter related to the sensation of pain.