Glutathione has seven core functions


1. Antioxidant

Glutathione is a natural reducing agent in the body, which is easy to be oxidized to GSSG, so as to protect other substances from oxidation, can remove free radicals in the body, such as hydrogen peroxide, peroxide free radicals, etc., protect the sulfhydryl group in the protein from oxidation, repair the sulfhydryl group in the destroyed protein, so that the protein can restore the active function, prevent cell hemolysis.

Promote the reduction of methemoglobin, and relieve the discomfort caused by hypoxemia, nausea and liver disease.

2. Detoxify

Glutathione can detoxify carcinogens such as carbon monoxide, CO, heavy metals, organic solvents and epoxides, and can be combined with them and excreted in vitro.

It has a protective effect on leukopenia caused by radiation, radiopharmaceutical or antitumor drugs.

It also detoxifies various carcinogens by helping liver metabolism, such as aflatoxin.

3. Prevention and treatment

Glutathione can be used to protect the liver, promote liver detoxification, often used in the treatment of alcoholism, cirrhosis, hepatitis, fatty liver and other liver diseases, long-term use of glutathione can inhibit the formation of alcoholic fatty liver.

GSH also contributes to the maintenance of corneal and lens transparency and tissue repair and regeneration, and can also used to treat progressive cataracts, corneal diseases and retinal diseases.

4. Diabetes

Glutathione also plays an important role in diabetic vasculopathy,

GSH has used in the treatment of diabetic neuropathy, diabetic nephropathy, diabetic fatty liver and other complications.

5. Medicine

Glutathione can also assist lymphocyte donor recovery, inhibit viral replication, AIDS adjuvant treatment drugs;

Glutathione for injection can also used to reduce reactive oxygen species produced during dopamine metabolism in the substantia nigra region of the midbrain to alleviate neurodegenerative diseases, such as the remission of early Parkinson’s disease.

6. Food

Glutathione widely used in the food field and can added to yogurt and baby food as a stabilizer.

It can also added to food, fish and seafood foods to inhibit nucleic acid decomposition;

Add to pasta to reduce bread mixing time.

7. Beauty

Glutathione can prevent the penetration of Los tyrosinase, thus achieving the purpose of inhibiting melanin formation.

It can eliminate wrinkles, increase skin elasticity, shrink pores, dilute pigment, and has excellent whitening effect on the human body.

Glutathione has been popular for decades as a major ingredient in cosmetics in Europe and the United States.