Hyaluronic acid is a natural component of the body. This acid is found in the synovial fluid of the joints for lubrication, the connective tissues, the vitreous humour fluid of the eye and most abundantly in the skin. It binds 1000 times its weight in water, which makes it the ultimate natural moisturizer. It also plays a role in transporting nutrients to the body. Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen function of the cartilage.
Hyaluronic Acid plays an important role in tissue hydration, lubrication and cellular function. It is produced in the body naturally, however, over time, as with all vitamins and nutrients in the body, the synthesis of Hyaluronic Acid diminishes. In fact, the half-life of Hyaluronic Acid in the cartilage is 2-3 weeks, and only 1 day in the skin.
When the decline in synthesis begins to happen, you may experience joint discomfort, wrinkles and a tendency to get sick frequently. When there is a constant supply of Hyaluronic Acid running through your body, you will experience: