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Plant-Derived Glucosamine: Spotlight on Our New Production Process

Alban Muller, l'expert du naturel

Glucohyami is the first concentrated active ingredient that provides a true alternative to glucosamine derived from animals or produced using biotechnology. In this article, Alban Muller reveals (nearly) all the secrets of how we manufacture plant-derived glucosamine.

After years of research, Alban Muller International is proud to introduce Glucohyami, our latest innovation in the realm of cosmetic active ingredients. This dry chicory root extract has moisturizing, regenerating and anti-aging properties. Let’s take a closer look at our plant-derived glucosamine.

Why Avoiding Convetional Glucosamine is a Necessity

For Alban Muller, conventional glucosamine poses problems for a few reasons:

  • Glucosamine derived from crustacean shells can cause allergic reactions, but can also endanger animal biodiversity.
  • The benefits of using biotechnology are also debatable. The process of fermenting bacteria or fungi microorganisms often involves using GMOs and expensive techniques of obtaining.

Plant-Derived Glucosamine: When A Plant Becomes a Factory

Chicory root has been identified as an abundant, renewable raw material growing in France but also as a natural source of glucosamine. The challenge? Enable the chicory root to enrich itself with glucosamine so it becomes its own factory. See the illustration below:

Schéma glucosamine - Alban Muller - EN

Once crushed, this chicory root is used for the manufacturing of Glucohyami, a dry extract with a high concentration of glucosamine, thanks to our innovative and eco-friendly extraction and zeodration techniques.

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