Description of ingredients of Canthex® capsules
Alpha Lipoic Acid 200mg – is a primary antioxidant that has a number of benefits for the skin. It also has the ability to exfoliate the skin and remove dead skin cells to expose the brighter, tighter and fairer skin below. It is for this reason that it has been used in a number of ways in skin whitening and tightening.
Alpha Lipoic Acid is a very powerful anti-aging remedy because of its nature of breaking down carbohydrates to produce energy. The energy produced help keep the skin tighter making it more youthful. Lipoic also tightens pore, eliminates lines and wrinkles from your skin the result is a flawless and rejuvenated skin. Lipoic also reduces scars on the skin making it a good remedy for acne scars and dark spots on the skin.
The anti-inflammatory property that Lipoic possesses enables it to lighten the skin that has darkened as a result of sun tanning your skin. This will give you an even, glowing and beautiful skin tone. Lipoic Acid due to its ability to reproduce other vitamins which are antioxidant, it increases their ability hence protecting the skin cell. Lipoic Acid can also minimize the occurrence of skin tags on the skin because it neutralizes the free radicals. Free radicals alter the skin balance hence causing abnormal cells production that in turn comes out as tags on the skin.
Lipoic acid is a natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound that protects the brain helps with weight loss, improves diabetes, decreases the risk of cardiovascular disease and alleviates pain. And these are only some of the numerous benefits of this universal antioxidant.
Important functions of lipoic acid:
- Acts as a powerful antioxidant both inside and outside of the cells;
- Scavenges several reactive oxygen species (ROS);
- Helps to regenerate both fat and water-soluble antioxidant vitamins (such as vitamins C and E);
- Improves sugar and fat metabolism;
- Is an essential cofactor for mitochondrial respiratory enzymes that improve mitochondrial function.
- Exerts a rejuvenating impact on mitochondria by protecting them against the higher levels of ROS they produce during the ageing process.
- Also has anti-inflammatory action, independently of its antioxidant activity.
Biotin 5mg – also known as Vitamin B7, is a water-soluble vitamin that is a part of the vitamin B complex, a group of key nutrients needed for healthy metabolic, nerve, digestive and cardiovascular functions. Biotin acts as a coenzyme in the body that’s needed for the metabolism of fatty acids, amino acids, and glucose. This means that when we eat foods that are sources of fats, proteins and carbohydrates, vitamin B7 – biotin – must be present in order to convert and use these macronutrients for bodily energy to carry out physical activities and for proper psychological functioning. Biotin is found in vitamin B. It takes sole responsibility for forming skin cells properly and helps bring moisture back to your skin.
Also, vitamin B acts as a skin lightener and can clear up blotchy skin areas. Our body does naturally produce biotin, but you still need to take it in with foods or supplements to get what your body requires. Lacking enough vitamin B may cause skin inflammation, blotchiness, and dermatitis, which can cause itching and redness. Biotin benefits include helping to give us a young, attractive appearance since it plays a major part in maintaining the health of our hair, nails, and skin.
In fact, biotin sometimes gets the nickname the H vitamin, which stems from the German words Haar and Haut, which mean hair and skin. Vitamin B7/biotin is commonly added to hair and skin beauty products, although it is believed to not be absorbed very well through the skin and actually must be ingested to be fully beneficial.
Calcium pantothenate 200mcg – Vitamin B5 is an important supplement that helps maintain bodily function and metabolism. It is a natural substance that can improve your health. Vitamin B5, or pantothenic acid, is involved in many different functions of the body. It helps convert food into energy and it also helps the body use proteins and fats. Vitamin B5 important for the immune, nervous, and gastrointestinal systems. It is a precursor for coenzyme A (CoA), which many different enzymatic pathways in the body need. Its minimal side effects make it a good therapeutic agent for many diseases. Vitamin B5 is sold under many different names as supplements: D-pantothenic acid, dexpanthenol, zinc pantothenate, and calcium pantothenate.
Zinc Sulfate 25mg – Zinc, which is actually a type of metal, is an essential trace element. When you hear zinc in regards to your health, you probably think of it as one of the many effective natural cold remedies. In other words, only really necessary once in a great while. However, zinc is needed in small amounts every day in order to maintain health and perform important functions each day.
Zinc benefits the body in many ways: helps with hormone production, growth, and repairment; improves immunity and facilitates digestion. Zinc benefits also include its ability to act as an anti-inflammatory agent, therefore zinc may have significant therapeutic benefits for several common, chronic diseases like fighting cancer or reversing heart disease. Zinc is actually present within all body tissue and needed for healthy cell division. It acts as an antioxidant within the body, fighting free-radical damage and slow the aging process. Zinc also has a big impact on hormonal balance, so for this reason, even a small zinc deficiency can result in an increased risk for infertility or diabetes.