An alternative to Lysine-C, take these Lysine tablets with your own course of Vitamin C supplement. Useful when your diet is low in Lysine.
Lysine is an essential amino acid obtained by the hydrolysis of proteins and required by the body for optimum growth. It is one of several essential amino acids needed in the diet; the human body cannot synthesize it from simpler metabolites. It is classified as one of the nine "essential" amino acids because you need to get it from outside sources such as foods or supplements -- your body can`t make it on its own.