Duralactin® Equine if formulated with MicroLactin®, a patented dried milk protein, that comes from the milk of hyper-immunized cows. Hyper-immunized means that the cows have large quantities of a particular antibody. Cytokines, substances that are produced during allergic and other inflammatory reactions, modify the functions of cells, amplifying the inflammation. MicroLactin® contains factors that appear to block these substances. Because the inflammation is reduced, so is the white blood cell participation in the inflammatory response. This helps prevent tissue damage that can be caused by excess neutrophil accumulation. Neutrophils are the most abundant kind of white blood cells in mammals, and they form an essential part of the immune system that is found in tissues. Neutrophils respond to a wide variety of the substances that are released at locations of inflammatory reactions. Duralactin® works to stop chronic inflammation at the cellular level, so it does not inhibit protective prostaglandin activity.
Regardless of the reason for inflammation, Duralactin® has proven to be a very effective anti-inflammatory, and it also works without irritating the horse's gastrointestinal system. Inflammation inhibition has been shown in many laboratory animal models that have been fed partially purified preparations. Duralactin® is perfect for acute inflammation, especially those occurring as a result of environmental exposure, bacterial infections, and some cancers. It is also an ideal choice for horses needing management for chronic inflammation because it supports normal activity and wellness and does not suppress the immune system.
Equine Joint Plus also includes glucosamine as an additional benefit. Glucosamine is an easily-absorbed, natural supplement that helps to maintain the health and resiliency of joints and their connective tissues. It also works to prevent cartilage degeneration in horses who suffer from arthritis. During osteoarthritis, the cushions that surrounds each joint becomes stiff and thin. Glucosamine helps supply the necessary materials to rebuild the cushion. Chondroitin is also added because its use has been shown to possibly increase the efficiency of glucosamine.
Directions for Use
Feed 2 level scoops once a day or 1 level scoop twice a day. Each level scoop holds at least 28 grams total weight. One bucket contains a minimum of 56 level scoops. Store in a cool, dry place. Slight discoloration may result if product is stored in excessive heat (>40° C) over time. This color change does not affect the quality or palatability of the product.
Duralactin® Equine Joint Plus pellets contains MicroLactin® dried milk protein, Glucosamine HCl and Chondroitin Sulfate
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Of all of the supplements, this one really works! Hats off to PSC pets for making it affordable!
This is a fabulous product. Helps with overall inflamation in the horse, even helps keep them from puffing up over nicks and scrapes on the leg. The price on it here can't be beat.