What Is the Vitamin L Lysine Used for?


L-lysine is a vital amino acid that is used for several purposes such as helping mouth sores from herpes, absorbing and conserving calcium in the body and building block for all protein. Vitamin L-lysine also helps in the prevention of osteoporosis, but too much of lysine in the body can cause stomach cramps.
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The vitamin lysine is used by the body to aid in building all protein, and helps in calcium absorption. There is also some preliminary evidence that this amino acid could be helpful in the homeopathic treatment of some types of cold sores. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysine
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