Cysteine is a derived amino acid formed from the oxidative linkage of a pair of Cysteine  molecules by di-sulfide bond. It is only one, beside methionine , that contains sulfur.

Biological Functions

  • It participates in a variety of oxidation/reduction reactions within the cell.  Cysteine is essential   for the formation of glutathione, an important antioxidant, within the cell.
  • It is an important source of sulfide in the metabolic chain.
  • It plays an important role in the making of protein structure.
  • Cysteine residues play a valuable role by crosslinking proteins, which increases the rigidity of proteins.
  • It acts as an antidote for some of the negative effects of alcohol, including liver damage
  • Takes an important role in formation of collagen

Health Benefits

Promotes health and immunity

Boosts  Healthy Skin, Hair and Nails

Increases  elimination of toxic substances from  the body

Can be used for detoxification  of alcoholic liver.

Acts as anti aging component by preventing infections and increasing energy level.