L-Lysine 750

L-Lysine 750

SKU:  VL821E Count per bottle:  750 Tablets Potency per unit:  500 Mg Number of servings:  375-750 Serving direction (advanced): 

Quick Overview

Lysine is an amino acid (building block of protein), needed by the body to support the immune system. Lysine is used for preventing and treating cold sores (caused by the virus called herpes simplex labialis). It is taken by mouth or applied directly to the skin for this use. Lysine is also taken to improve athletic performance.

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Lysine, or L-lysine, is an essential amino acid. That means it is necessary for human health, but the body can't manufacture it. You have to get lysine from food or supplements. Amino acids like lysine are the building blocks of protein. Lysine is important for proper growth, and it plays an essential role in the production of carnitine, a nutrient responsible for converting fatty acids into energy and helping to lower cholesterol. Lysine appears to help the body absorb calcium, and it plays an important role in the formation of collagen, a substance important for bones and connective tissues including skin, tendon, and cartilage. Some studies have found that taking lysine on a regular basis may help prevent outbreaks of cold sores and genital herpes. Lysine has antiviral effects by blocking the activity or arginine, which promotes cold sores and herpes replication. Lysine helps the body absorb calcium and decreases the amount of calcium that is lost in urine. Because calcium is crucial for bone health, some researchers think lysine may help prevent bone loss associated with osteoporosis. Lab studies suggest that lysine in combination with L-arginine (another amino acid) makes bone building cells more active and enhances production of collagen.

Serving Size: 1

Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
L-Lysine (L-lysine hydrochloride)  500 mg *

Other ingredients: Di-calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Stearate and Stearic Acid

Suggested use: As a dietary supplement, take one (1) to two (2) tablets daily.


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