The Benefits Of Using LitoZin

Litozin Joint Health is the new supplement derived from Rose-hip for Joint Care. The active ingredient GOPO was discovered over 20 years ago in Denmark and significant levels can only be obtained if the rose-hips are dried using a special patented process.

About GOPO

Gopo is the active compound isolated from the rose-hip rosa canina that has been clinically proven to help reduce joint pain and stiffness, improving flexibility and mobility.

Studies have shown that due to its anti-inflammatory properties, Gopo is more effective at reducing pain and improving mobility than other supplements for joint pain, such as glucosamine. Studies show that 82% of patients reported a reduction in pain after 3 weeks of active treatment with Gopo. Taking Gopo can also decrease the need for pain-killers and anti-inflammatory drugs by 40-50%, and unlike prescription drugs it has no known side-effects.

How GOPO Works

Gopo's prime mode of action is as a natural anti inflammatory.

Some white blood cells in the body contain granulocytes (a group of white blood cells defined on the basis of their granular appearance under microscopic examination) which enable them to 'clean' an inflamed OA joint by destroying the bacteria in it.

However, too many of these white blood cells can actually wear down the tissue cartilage, in large numbers they can also produce chemical enzymes and toxic free-radicals, which cause even more tissue damage. It is the accumulation of white blood cells combined with the release of chemical substances that causes pain and inflammation in the joint.

The more inflamed the joint becomes, the more the white blood cells are attracted to it, so the process is cyclical.

Gopo works by discouraging large numbers of white blood cells from accumulating in the joint, therefore breaking the vicious cycle and alleviating pain.

The inflammatory process :White blood cells leave the blood vessel and travel to the inflamed joint:

How Gopo works: Gopo inhibits too many white blood cells from accumulating in the joint.

Benefits of GOPO

  • GOPO possesses anti-inflammatory properties
  • Clinically shown to help reduce joint pain and stiffness in up to 82% of people
  • Can help reduce the consumption of traditional painkillers by up to 50% - benefit not reported with other supplements
  • 100% natural remedy - no reported side effects for people with allergies and diabetics.

How does Gopo compare to glucosamine and other natural supplemets for joint pain?

Some studies suggest that glucosamine can decrease the break down of cartilage. In a 3 year study published in The Lancet in January 2001, 20-25% stated that pain in their knees and hips was reduced after taking glucosamine for 3 months. However, scientists could not show that taking glucosamine improved mobility and flexibility or reduced the use of painkillers. GOPO in many cases has clear advantages when it comes to the effect on inflammation, pain and mobility. Moreover it has been shown to decrease the use of pain-killers and anti-inflammatory drugs by 40-50%.

Chrondroitin is often sold in combination with glucosamine. It is though to draw fluid into the tissue to give cartilage elasticity and slow down cartilage breakdown. However, a recent GAIT study conducted by the National Institute of Health in the USA suggests that overall a combination of glucosamine and chrondroitin is only 25% effective at reducing pain - recent studies on GOPO have shown it to be 82% effective in reducing pain.