03 July 2011

Avocado and soy unsaponifiables plant fats for joint supplementation

          Avocado and soy unsaponifiables (often referred to as ASU) are plant fats extract made from avocado and soybean. Which, it has beneficial effects on osteoarthritis symptoms of equine joint health. ASU supplements  are normally
protected from digestion and absorption in the intestinal tract. 

         Although treatment with ASU did not decrease signs of pain in horses, But ASU have been shown in studies to have beneficial effects on osteoarthritis symptoms. It can lead to protective effect against cartilage breakdown and synovial hemorrhage and It also a significant increase in articular cartilage glycosaminoglycan synthesis in equine joint, compared with a group of not supplemented horses

          However, you won't see results overnight because this herbal for joint unsaponifiables are a slow-acting substance. Dosage is at least 1,200 mg/day for effective equine.