Benecta is an Icelandic brand that produces a unique and innovative anti-ageing food supplement. With decades of research and development into the use and benefits of short-chain chitosan, Benecta aims to help people preserving their health as they age. Anecdotal evidence suggests that when taken regularly, Bencta can help alleviate various everyday symptoms of older age such as stiffness, lethargy, and aches.
Where can I buy Benecta?
You can buy Benecta directly from their websites (country restrictions may apply) and in pharmacies in Iceland and Great Britain.
What is the use of Chitosan?
Chitosan is widely used as a supplement to treat a variety of ailments. From obesity, high cholesterol, and Crohn’s disease to more acute complications such as to treat kidney failure patients on dialysis. It has even proved helpful in treating loss of strength and appetite, and trouble sleeping (insomnia).
How is Chitosan made?
Chitosan is a type of fiber taken from the exoskeleton of insects and the shells of crustaceans, such as shrimp, lobster or even clams. It is made by treating the chitin shells of crustaceans with an alkaline substance, like sodium hydroxide.