Functions of Chondroitin sulfate:
Chondroitin sulphate has many different pharmaceutical, dietary supplements, cosmetic and veterinary uses.
1)In the pharmaceutical industry : It is used in a wide variety of anti-rheumatic and anti-inflammatory products. It is also used in a range of different ophthalmic products ranging from eye drops to surgical solutions.
2)In the dietary supplement industry: Chondroitin sulphate has found various uses ranging from the treatment of arthritis to the preservation of eyesight. It is used in both capsules and functional drinks.
3)In the major cosmetic: Chondroitin sulphate is included in skin creams. Chondroitin sulphate hold up 30 times of its weight in water, so it has very good moisturizing properties.
Chondroitin sulfate can be divided into Food Grade, cosmetic Grade and Pharma grade Chondroitin sulfate according to the functions.