Essence Nutrition Glucosamine Chondroitin & MSM is a dietary supplement in the form of tablets containing glucosamine sulfate, chondroitin sulfate and methylsulfonylmethane (MSM). Glucosamine sulfate Glucosamine is an amino sugar produced in the human body based on sugar and one of the amino acids - glutamine. Glucosamine sulfate is a precursor to the synthesis of glycosaminoglycans, which - in addition to collagen - are a key component of cartilage, tendons and ligaments. It follows that glucosamine can be helpful in rebuilding cartilage. It is also an important component of collagen, which affects cell binding and elasticity of connective tissue in cartilage and tendons. Chondroitin sulfate Chondroitin sulfate is glycosaminoglycan, mucopolysaccharide. Is a component of articular cartilage, which affects the mobility and flexibility of our joints. It acts as the main component of the complicated extracellular matrix, stimulates the synthesis of its macromolecules. Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) MSM is a naturally occurring compound of organic sulfur with a wide biological effect. It is a substance that is still a field for researchers. It is usually used in combination with glucosamine and chondroitin, as it complements them.