Lysine is an amino acid (building block of protein). Unlike some other amino acids, the human body cannot make lysine; therefore it must be eaten in the diet. Sources of lysine include meat, fish, dairy, eggs, and some plants such as soy and other legumes.
Lysine is taken by mouth or applied directly to the skin for preventing and treating cold sores (caused by the virus called herpes simplex labialis).
Lysine is taken by mouth to improve athletic performance and for improving symptoms of schizophrenia. Lysine is also used to reduce symptoms of canker sores, and for diabetes, high triglyceride levels in the blood, muscle strength, stress, and a metabolic condition called metabolic alkalosis.
In Food Production
L-Lysine Monohydrochloride is used as nutritional supplement, flavor enhancer in food.
L-Lysine Monohydrochloride can be used as nutritional supplement in beverage.
L-Lysine Monohydrochloride can be used as Nervous system drugs and Nutritional therapy in Pharmaceutical.
In Health and Personal care
L-Lysine Monohydrochloride can be used in cosmetics and personal care products, such as baby products, bath products, cleansing products, eye makeup, shaving preparations and hair and skin care products. In cosmetics and personal care products, the amino acids function primarily as hair conditioning agents and skin conditioning agents – miscellaneous.
In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry
L-Lysine Monohydrochloride is used as nutritional supplement in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed. L-Lysine Monohydrochloride Feed grade is used as used Amino acid . It is the necessary amino acid for the animals which cannot be synthesized by themselves and must be supplied straightly from feed. Therefore, it is called “the first restrained amino acid”
In Other Industries
L-Lysine Monohydrochloride is widely used as intermediate in various other industries.