What’s in Mendamine™?

Fish Cartilage

Joint discomfort is caused by problems with cartilage. By consuming cartilage, you may provide your own joints with essential nutrients.

New Zealand Green Lipped Sea Mussel

New Zealand green lipped sea mussel (Perna canaliculus) has demonstrated anti-inflammatory properties. It has been found to be helpful for arthrtis in dogs.

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Plant Phytosterols

Phytosterols are plant compounds that help lower bad cholesterol but have been recently found to reduce inflammation. An inflammatory response in joints can lead to greater joint damage.

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Boswellia serrata extract

The Boswellia serrata plant, or frankincense, has been traditionally used in ayurvedic medicine for joint discomfort. It has potent anti-inflammatory characteristics.

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Glucosamine Sulfate

Glucosamine is an amino acid sugar and is a precursor for glycoaminoglycans which are a major component of joint cartilage.

Chondroitin Sulfate

Chonroitin sulfate is one of the essential ingredients for joint comfort. Glucosamine and chondroitin form the backbone of most supplements.

Methylsylfonylmethane (MSM)

MSM is a source of sulfur that is also found in fruits, corn, tomatoes, tea, coffee, and milk. Sulfur is a major component of protein. One study found it to support joint health.

Hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid is an essential substituent of the lubricating synovial fluid present in between joints.

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3 is commonly taken with calcium but it also has found to promote a healthy inflammatory response by the European Union.


Magnesium is another essential mineral for metabolic processes. Hundreds of enzymes require magnesium ions to function. Moreover, osteoporosis is less prevalent in people with magnesium-rich diets.


Manganese is an essential trace nutrient. In one study, rats not getting enough of it developed weaker bones.


Boron helps the body to absorb calcium by minimizing calcium lost through urination. Like Bioperine™, boron helps make sure that the ingredients in Mendamine end up in your body and not the toilet


Bioperine™ is a proprietary extract of black pepper. It has been found to increase the bioavailability of certain herbs like curcumin. Links to peer-reviewed articles: 1