Lysine Powder

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per 1/4 Pound
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per Pound

Lysine is needed by the body to make protein, which translates to strong muscles and other tissues in the body. In addition to serving as a protein supplement, lysine powder is used in the cosmetics industry to stimulate collagen production and is an ingredient in facial serums, lotions, creams, shampoos and hair conditioners, makeup and sunscreens.

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information at a glance

active compoundsL-alpha-amino acid

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a tightly-sealed container in a cool, dry place.
appearance & aromaYellowish-white crystalline without significant aroma.
flavor profileLysine powder has a bitter, metallic taste.


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industrialLysine powder is used in the cosmetic, dietary supplement and pharmaceutical industries. It is also used as a feed supplement for livestock.
industrialLarge doses or long-term use may lead to the development of gallstones. Lysine increases calcium absorption and increases the risk of kidney damage if taken with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, neomycin, streptomycin). Consult a health care practitioner before use if you have a history of liver or kidney disease, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.