Glucosamine is a naturally occurring building block in our bodies. Glucosamine is found in cartilage, ligaments and tendons and as we age our levels of glucosamine seem to decrease. Theoretically speaking, supplying our bodies with the tools they need to repair the tissue around joints would allow the body to regenerate. Glucosamine has been studied for both the relief of pain and the potential to slow the breakdown of cartilage. ( Medmd May 2017). Elk Antler Velvet is high in glucosamine and has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 3000 years for vitality, energy and rejuvenation of movement and joints.