Copper Gluconate

A type of copper peptide that is readily absorbable. Copper is an essential element that promotes wound healing and antioxidant activity. The enzyme responsible for elastin and collagen formation, lysyl oxidase, is copper dependant – therefore copper is a co-factor in collagen production. Used in skin formulations as a skin conditioner/protectant. When ingested, large amounts are toxic. Should not be taken by pregnant woman or lactating mothers. See Active Copper.

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