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Green Lipped MusselThe New Zealand green-lipped mussel, also known as the New Zealand mussel or the greenshell mussel, Perna canaliculus, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae. The green-lipped mussel is endemic to New Zealand, and is found sub-tidally and intertidally throughout the country.

The green-lipped mussel differs from other mussel species in that it has a dark brown/green shell, a green lip around the edge of the shells and only has one adductor muscle. It is also one of the largest mussel species reaching 240 mm in length.

Green Lipped Mussels contain five kinds of Omega-3 (EPA, DHA, ETA, OTA, etc) all of which are necessarily for the human body. Green Lipped Mussel Extract also contains a rich blend of natural proteins, minerals and mucopolysaccharides. These naturally occurring mussel extract substances are increasingly being recognised as helping joint mobility, cartilage maintenance, good health and general well being.

Green lip mussel supports normal anti-inflammatory mechanisms in the body. Although inflammation is normal under certain conditions, consistent or excessive inflammation can result in pain and damage to the body, including the joints. The human body makes several chemical mediators of inflammation. Levels of these chemicals in the body may be higher in people with rheumatoid arthritis who are experiencing symptoms than in symptom-free people with arthritis. Evidence indicates that supporting the normal production of inflammatory mediators in the body may support joint mobility, respiratory health, healthy skin and bowel health.

Alaron Products Ltd

Contact: Claire Quin Address 13 Bolt Road Tahunanui Nelson 7011 New ZealandAddress PO Box 5080 Port Nelson Nelson 7043 New Zealand Phone: +64 3 548 5875 Website: www.alaron.co.nz

Anagenix Group

Contact: Chris Johnson Address Level 1 18 Broadway Newmarket Auckland 1023 New Zealand Phone: 64 9 520 0831 Website: www.anagenix.com

Cawthron Institute

Contact: Paul Parker Address 98 Halifax Street East Nelson New Zealand Phone: +64 3 548 2319 Website: www.cawthron.org.nz

GO Healthy New Zealand

Contact: Kurt Renner Address 71 Nelson Street Petone Lower Hutt 5012 New Zealand Phone: +64 4 8910184 Website: www.gohealthynz.co.nz

Green Cross Health

Contact: Lara Squires Address Private Bag 11906 Ellerslie Auckland 1542 New Zealand Phone: +64 9 571 9080 Website: www.greencrosshealth.co.nz

Plant & Food Research

Contact: Danette Olsen Address Private Bag 92169 120 Mt Albert Road Auckland New Zealand Phone: +64 9 925 7000 Website: www.plantandfood.co.nz

Pureland Ltd

Contact: Richard Hanson Address PO Box 2776 Queenstown 9349 New Zealand Phone: +64 21 899 800 Website: www.avoca.co.nz

Seperex Nutritionals

Contact: Lawrence Alloo (Managing Director) Address The Centre for Innovation PO Box 56 87 Saint David Street Dunedin 9016 New Zealand Phone: +64 3 479 4088 Phone: 03 479 8579 (DDI MD) Website: Seperex Nutritionals

Vitaco Health NZ Ltd

Contact: John Stanton Address Corner Kordel Place and Accent Drive East Tamaki Auckland New Zealand Phone: +64 9 272 3838 Website: vitaco.co.nz