OverviewBack to top of page Country Life - L-Lysine with B-6 500 mg. - 50 Tablets Item# :58168UPC# :015794013006 Brand:Country Life Size/Form:50 Tablets Ship Weight:0.35 Servings:50 Dosage:1 Tablet(s) Country Life L-Lysine with B-6 is an essential amino acid important for growth, tissue and collagen formation and repair. L-Lysine is classified as one of the nine "essential amino acids becuase it is not naturally produced in the body, therefore it is necessary that you get it from another source. Country Life L-Lysine with B-6 offers a great way for you to acquire this essential amino acid. L-Lysine is responsible for producing carnitine, a nutrient that converts fatty acids into energy, helping the body to LOWER CHOLESTEROL. L-Lysine can be used to treat mouth lesions and slow down outbreaks of genital herpes. Helps improve the absorption and prevent the loss of calcium. This helps prevent osteoporosis. B-6 aids in the utilization of Lysine. When ingested, B-6 acts as a coenzyme used in many metabolic processes, including the absorption and transformation of L-Lysine.