One more non-essential amino acid manufactured by the body, it has no daily requirements. Glutathione is a tripeptide consisting of the amino acids cysteine, glycine and glutamic acid, which together with selenium form the important enzyme, glutathione peroxidase.


  • Agent against arteriosclerosis, blood and liver disorders, heart disease and old age
  • Anti-cancer agent capable of deactivating some 30 cancer-causing substances
  • Antioxidant inhibiting free radical damage
  • Helps transport amino acids through cell membranes
  • Prevents lipid peroxidation, especially of LDL
  • Reduces damage by environmental pollutants such as heavy metals, by detoxifying them in the body
  • Test-tube experiments showed that it can almost completely stop the replication of the AIDS virus

Interactions and safety
No interactions or safety precautions have been reported.