Lysine is an amino acid and building block of protein. A lack of lysine can lead to a weakened immune response and tendency to become sick more often.
Lysine is particularly valuable for controlling outbreaks of cold sores caused by the Herpes simplex virus (HSV). It is also important for the production and maintenance of collagen.
This amino acid has been shown to reduce anxiety by increasing serotonin levels.
Purica Pure L-lysine is suitable for vegans.
L-Lysine (per 1/2 teaspoon) 1500mg.
Adults: 1/2 teaspoon 1-2 times per day.
Maintenance of good health or collagen production: 150-3000 milligrams per day.
HSV: 1000 milligrams 1-3 times per day.