Cysteine, 500 mg 100 capsules
- Builds vital protein structures*
- Promotes clear airways*
- Supports healthy hair, skin, and nails*
Cysteine is an amino acid needed by the body to make proteins. The body uses cysteine to make another amino acid called glutathione, which is one of your master antioxidants that fight against free radical damage. Cysteine is also present in the chief protein in skin, nails, and hair, and promotes skin elasticity.*
Cysteine has cleansing abilities that aid the removal of harmful substances in the kidneys and liver. It also helps to clear out mucus from the airways to promote clear breathing.*
L-cysteine, gelatin (bovine) capsule
Adults and children 12 or more years of age, take 1 daily or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Store at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the capsule size?
A: Capsule size 1.
Q: What type of capsule does this product come in?
A: This comes in a gelatin capsule. The gelatin is derived from bovine hide (beef skin).
Q: What is the difference between L-cysteine and N-acetyl cysteine?
A: L-cysteine can be made in the body or it can be derived from protein-rich foods. N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) can only be obtained from supplement or pharmaceutical drug form. NAC can be broken down into L-cysteine once inside the body. While L-cysteine plays important roles in building vital proteins in the body, NAC is know for being a precursor to glutathione, the body's master antioxidant.
*Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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