Glutathione, an antioxidant for brightening skin

Glutathione is an antioxidant that cells in the human body can synthesize on their own. It has a type of protein, acting to protect tissues from being destroyed by free radicals that accumulate in different parts of the body. It stimulates the body’s immunity and, importantly, helps the liver to destroy and remove toxins from the body.

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Benefits of glutathione What’s in it?

Glutamine is an antioxidant, which is in the form of proteins or three amino acids, which are tripeptide substances: Cystein, Glycine, Glutamic Acid. It has many benefits for the body because glutathione is a highly active antioxidant whose benefits of glutamine do not only help with whitening of the skin. But there are also many other benefits. as follows

1. Detoxification

It helps create different enzymes in the body, especially Glutathione-S-transferase, which helps to remove toxins from the body by replacing insoluble (oil-soluble) toxins such as heavy metals. Volatile substances Insecticides, even some drugs, provide a better and easier solution to remove from the body. It also helps prevent liver damage from alcohol. Cigarette toxins, paracetamon, doses.

2. Antioxidant

It has the properties of an antioxidant that is one of the most important in the body. Vitamin C and vitamin E may not work properly.

3. Immune Enhancer 

Stimulates immunity in the body. It stimulates the activity of many enzymes to neutralize foreign bodies, including bacteria and viruses. In addition, it helps to create and repair DNA, create prostaglandin proteins.

4. Helps to brighten the skin (Skin Brightening)

The benefits of glutathione that girls pay the most attention to, with the benefits of glutamine in white skin, come from the fact that glutathione inhibits the enzyme tyrosinase. (Tyrosinase) causes a decrease in the formation of melanin or dark skin pigments. Inhibits and turns brown skin granules into white-pink, thereby enhancing the skin tone.

Where glutathione was found

This substance is found in various vegetable crops, common fruits and meats, but it is found in asparagus, avocado and walnut, and our body can create glutathione and contain many substances that improve the production of glutathione, including Alpha lipo acid , Glutamine , Methionine , Whey Protein , Vitamin B6 , Vitamin B2 , Vitamin C and Selenium.

1. Villarama CD, Maibach HI. Glutathione as a depigmenting agent: an overview. Int J Cosmet Sci 2005;27:147–53.

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