a sulfur containing free form amino acid, is derived from the
amino acid L-Cysteine, and acts as a precursor of glutathione.
N-acetyl-cysteine is a more stable and effective antioxidant than
L-cysteine, being the acetylated form of cysteine which provides
for better absorption.
NAC is quickly
metabolized into glutathione once it enters the body. It has been
proven in numerous scientific studies and clinical trials, to
boost intracellular production of glutathione.
the body from acetaminophen toxicity and is approved by the FDA
for treatment of accetaminophen overdose. It is als used for treating
liver failure from causes other than acetaminophen poisoning (e.g.,
hepatitis, alcohol and other drug toxicity).
glutathione's mucolytic action NAC breaks up pulmonary and bronchial
mucus, and is often prescribed for chronic bronchitis. NAC
(brand name Mucomyst) is commonly used in the treatment of lung
diseases like cystic fibrosis, bronchitis and asthma.
NAC can both
stave off disease and play an important role in boosting the immune
system. It is also a powerful liver protectant, and is recommended
for those undergoing radiation and chemotherapy.
with NAC has been shown to reduce the proliferation of certain
cells lining the colon and may reduce the risk of colon cancer
in people with recurrent polyps in the colon.
a stable form of the sulfur-containing amino acid L-cysteine,
is a powerful antioxidant. N-acetyl cysteine is also a precursor
to glutathione, another potent antioxidant that plays an important
role in the liver's detoxification pathways.
Use: 1 to 2 tablets daily.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your health care
professional before using this product.