The skin owes its firmness and elasticity to the connective tissue. Its building blocks include collagen and elastin. Hyaluronic acid is a main component of the connective tissue between the skin cells, filling and supporting it. Due to its ability to bind large amounts of water, it is responsible for the moisture content of the skin. With age there is a significant decrease in the hyaluronic acid content of the skin. This, together with the collagen degradation that is also beginning now, leads to the loss of the filling substance between the skin cells. The skin is no longer so elastic, loses volume and shrinks - wrinkles develop. Hyaluronic acid is also an important component in cartilage and forms the main component of synovial fluid.
Hyaluronic acid ingested with food remains in the body for a maximum of three days. Thus, the body has to ensure a constant supply of hyaluronic acid.
Hyaluronic acid is often obtained from animal tissues such as cockscales. For the production of our hyaluronic acid capsules we of course only use a raw material which is obtained by fermentation of plant material.
In addition to the fact that our hyaluronic acid is not derived from animal substances, our product is characterised by a molecule size of 800 - 1500 kDa. kDa stands for kilodalton and describes the molecular mass of hyaluronic acid.