While there several different types of collagen, types 1, 2 and 3 are the main ones. Each type of collagen has different functions or benefits.
Type 1 makes up about 90% of the body’s collagen. It is the structure for skin, bones, cartilage, tendons, teeth and connective tissue. It is well known for anti-ageing and supporting hair, skin and nails.
Type 2 is found in the cartilage that cushions joints. Its most popular application is for joint, cartilage, bone and muscle support.
Type 3 makes up tissues with elastic properties like skin, lungs, intestinal walls and blood vessels, while also being found in bone, cartilage, tendons and other connective tissue.
AiOra Bone + Joint contains collagen types 1, 2 and 3, while AiOra Natural Calcium contains type 1 collagen.