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L-Proline is an important amino acid found in cartilage and is critical for maintaining healthy skin. It also supports the proper functioning of joints and tendons, and the repair of muscle and connective tissue. L-Proline also helps maintain and strengthen the muscles of the heart.
Over 25 years ago Dr. Linus Pauling and Dr. Mathias Rath, the fathers of orthomolecular medicine, identified vitamin C as an essential factor in blood vessel healing. They discovered that L-proline is synergistic with the effect of vitamin C in repairing the blood vessel wall. The elastin and collagen that give strength and flexibility to the arterial wall is plentiful in L-proline.
- Country of origin: China
- Starting material: Corn
- Extraction via fermentation
- Stored form: White crystals or crystalline powder