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Now Foods, L-Lysine, 500 mg, 250 Capsules
By Now Foods117 Reviews
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0.77 lbs (0.35 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00112
- UPC Code: 733739001122
- Package Quantity: 250 Capsules
- Dimensions: 6.4 x 3.3 x 3.3 in, 0.65 lbs (0.29 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Essential Amino Acid
- Supports Healthy Connective Tissue
- Supports Calcium Absorption
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
L-Lysine is an essential amino acid, which means that it cannot be manufactured by the body and must be obtained through the diet or by supplementation. Lysine is necessary for the production of all protein in the body including hormones, enzymes, and antibodies, as well as carnitine and collagen, which is the structural protein forming all connective tissue such as skin, tendon, and bone. L-Lysine also plays a major role in calcium absorption. Some evidence suggests that L-Lysine supplementation may help to support a healthy immune system as well as proper cardiovascular function.
Now L-Lysine is a Pharmaceutical Grade essential amino acid.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 1 to 3 times daily, with or between meals. Consider taking these other NOW products: L-Proline, Zinc and AlliBiotic CF.
Gelatin (capsule), stearic acid (vegetable source), cellulose, rice flour and magnesium stearate (vegetable source).
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients.
Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|L-Lysine (from L-Lysine Hydrochloride)||500 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I am constantly amazed at the number of healthcare people (i.e. doctors, etc.) who are unaware of the almost magical qualities of L-Lysine! This particular brand is the best I've ever found, as its capsule composition is so easy to swallow--unlike the chalky, over-sized tablets. They help in weight loss, speed healing of canker & cold sores, the list goes on--a must for anyone undergoing chemotherapy.
My cat has a problem with his eye. He had "weeping" and crusty build-up in the corner daily and redness around the eye. The vet recommended I give him a half capsule of Lysine twice a day with a little canned food. I've been doing it for years now and it does the trick. No more eye problems for Wolfie.