NAC (N-Acetyl-Cysteine) 500mg

THORNE

Product Form: Capsule
Product Size: 90 capsules
Serving Size: 1 capsule
Servings per Container: 90
Manufacturer: Thorne
Item Number: TRS-004-090

What Is It?

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) a sulfur-containing amino acid is the precursor of the amino acids L-cysteine and glutathione. Animal and human studies of NAC show it to have powerful antioxidant activity.* In addition to antioxidant activity NAC is effective in promoting normal liver detoxification.*

As a sulfur source NAC stimulates glutathione (an important antioxidant produced in the body) synthesis and activity promotes liver detoxification and is a powerful molecule capable of scavenging free radicals.*

Research suggests NAC is capable of enhancing immunity.* In a double-blind placebo-controlled trial NAC was shown to positively impact lymphocyte cell numbers.*

NAC helps maintain good pulmonary health due to its mucolytic activity.* NAC's sulfur cleaves bonds in mucoproteins causing mucus to be subsequently broken into smaller less viscous pieces.* NAC has been noted to decrease the viscoelasticity of nasal mucus and increase the clearance of mucus by the cilia by thinning of secretions thus helping maintain good pulmonary health.*

What It’s For

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) for liver support detoxification and immune support*

  • Well recognized for its detoxification capability in the liver*
  • Known for its antioxidant activity*
  • Supports good respiratory health by optimizing the thickness of mucus*
  • Increases glutathione a key antioxidant and detoxification factor in the body*

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