Palmitoylethanolamide (Palmidrol) is a natural painkiller and an anti-inflammation agent. In this article, we will describe how palmitoylethanolamide works and how it comes into existence.
Pointer: We choose a Palmidrol preparation with the GRAS certified label and we do this because preparations without quality labels have no proof of the purity.
More and more products contain palmitoylethanolamide. In the United States, there is a palmitoylethanolamide product available as a supplement; in Italy, for example, it is used as a medical food for medical use.
Palmitoylethanolamide is a bodily substance, which has painkilling and anti-inflammatory properties. Palmitoylethanolamide (Palmidrol) is made by almost every living thing in their own cells, as a reaction to balance disruptions. Palmitoylethanolamide is created as protection when cells and tissue are damaged and there is a chronic inflammation and pain. Palmitoylethanolamide protects the cells against daily damage, restores the balance, repairs damage and relieves chronic pain and inflammation.
Discovery of how Palmitoylethanolamide
Prof. Dr. Rita Levi-Montalcini discovered the working mechanisms of Palmidrol in 1993
Palmitoylethanolamide was discovered in 1957, and in 1993 the Nobel prize winner Prof. Dr. Rita Levi-Montalcini discovered the working mechanisms. Since 1957, over 400 scientific publications about palmitoylethanolamide have appeared, and the substance has been tested in many clinical studies with several different ailments in the fields of chronic pain and inflammation. The substance seems to be effective and safe and lenient every time. Beside that, it also increases the quality of life. There are no known significant side effects. The substance can be taken in combination with other drugs and medications.
Palmitoylethanolamide: available as a medical food
Contents and Purity
Many patients ask us which product is the purest with proven quality.
Palmitoylethanolamide is a medical food which you can get in many different forms. It is therefore important to know that the purity can be guaranteed by an analysis report, such as, the one that has been made public by the producer of Palmidrol capsules, P.E.A. Cure, for example. There are, however, a lot of palmitoylethanolamide products on the market that do not have a certificate of analysis on their website and that is not a good sign. We, therefore, have a preference to prescribe the purest prodcuts, that do not have extra chemical and pharmaceutical additives.
Natural protecting substance used for many purposes
Palmitoylethanolamide has been studied in many different studies on a total of more than 5000 patients. In the circle below, in the symptoms of palmitoylethanolamide, the ailments for which can be useful are grouped into 6 categories: rheumatic pain, pain due to compression of nerves, neuropathic pain, pelvis pain, general chronic pain and chronic inflammation. Because palmitoylethanolamide is a molecule that protects and brings a natural balance, it is understandable why palmitoylethanolamide has been studied together with so many different ailments.
Palmitoylethanolamide has been studied for several different symptoms.