Source Naturals, L-Lysine, 3.53 oz (100 g)
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- Amino Acid Supplement
- Free-Form Powder
L-Lysine is an essential amino acid which acts as a precursor for several other amino acids, including L-citrulline (needed in the body for normal protein metabolism) and L-carnitine (needed for fat metabolism). L-Lysine is crucial for the formation of collagen, a major part of the body's connective tissues. L-Lysine also contributes to energy production when converted to acetyl coenzyme A, one of the principal fuels for the Krebs cycle.
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon daily between meals.
Suitable for vegetarians and Hypoallergenic: Contains no yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, corn, soy or wheat. Contains no starch, salt, preservatives, or artificial color, flavor or fragrance.
Note: If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional before using this product.
Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1/2 Teaspoon|
|Servings Per Container: 73|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|L-Lysine (HCl)||1.36 g||†|
|†Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I bought this years ago & I guess I never reviewed it. I apply some powder with gel to my lip whenever a cold sore breaks out and it shortens the duration, stops the burning pain & even prevents outbreak if I apply it when my lip tingles. That's topically, I also would fill out a empty cap and take some. Recently I noticed my face seemed to be ageing prematurely due to steroid meds from years ago. A quick search told me this supplement rebuilds collagen if taken with proline and vit C, which I had both on hand. After almost 1 week of taking 1 cap of both aminos & 1 of whole food C both upon arising and before bed (on empty stomach), I no longer wake up with deep skin depressions and when I did at first, they plumped right back up. I found this info linked with a Dr. Linus Pauling and this is supposed to be a treatment for veins and high cholesterol which I'm plagued by so I hope this will help with clearing those arteries as I'm prone to vein pain and poor circulation. But so far as face/skin, this has got to be the world's best kept secret! No more need for fancy creams which don't work, and no chemicals here either. I love it!
Take with vitamin C to rebuild the skin, blood vessels and joints back.
Easy to use and keeps kitties healthy!
Posted by 4965724073797898805 on May 23, 2016
We use this all year round to keep our kitties healthy. Just a little sprinkle on their wet food and they are good to go. No measuring, no opening capsules. Nips a cold or virus in the bud so everyone is not sick all the time. We love this lysine!
Cold sore relief
Posted by 4612120995713906551 on May 09, 2016
I've had cold sores for my entire life and lysine has never failed to give me relief. This one is excellent value for money vs tablets and great quality. I like powders as they tend to not have fillers and sugars in them.
Posted by 4758821500823930195 on Apr 06, 2015
Posted by Reviewer1344878 on Mar 24, 2015
this is super, took care of my cold sore immediately and also give it to one of our Border Collie for his scratching, yes it stopped the scratching...