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NAC N Acetylcysteine

NAC (N-Acetylcysteine) is potent antioxidant and amino acid that increases glutathione levels (for liver detoxification).

  • supports liver detoxification
  • thins the mucus for improved respiration
  • In addition to supporting respiratory health, it also has kidney-protective effects.

90 Capsules

$29.00 Online Price


N-acetylcysteine (NAC), a sulfur-containing amino acid, is the precursor to the amino acid L-cysteine, one of the three amino acids that comprise glutathione. Animal and human studies of NAC have concluded it has potent antioxidant activity. In addition to its antioxidant activity, NAC is effective in promoting normal liver detoxification and protecting the liver and the kidneys from toxic insults. As a sulfur source, NAC stimulates the synthesis and activity of glutathione, an important antioxidant in its own right. Research suggests NAC is capable of enhancing immune function.* NAC also helps maintain good pulmonary health due to its mucolytic activity.


In a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, NAC positively impacted lymphocyte cell numbers, white cells that are crucial to normal immune function.


The sulfur in NAC is able to cleave the bonds in mucoproteins, which results in mucus being broken into smaller, less viscous pieces. Hence, NAC's ability to decrease the viscoelasticity of nasal mucus and increase the clearance of mucus by the cilia by thinning secretions helps maintain good pulmonary health.


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Take 1 capsule two to three times daily or as recommended by your health professional.


Other suggested use:

Kidney failure as a result of the contrast material used in CT scans and other radiologic imaging studies is not uncommon. I have lost a number of patients due to this. N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a proven preventive measure one can take to reduce the change of kidney damage when taken before and after such studies. I take it daily 500 mg for decreased cancer risk, improved liver function, elevation of glutathione levels and more.

Here is a study to learn more:

N-acetylcysteine for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with pre-existing renal insufficiency or diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


One Capsule Contains:
N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine 500 mg.

Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.


This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.


If pregnant, consult your health professional before using this product.


There are no known adverse interactions or contraindications at publication date.





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