Applications and Uses of L-Lysine

L-Lysine is is used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. L-Lysine is an essential amino acid used as a nutritional enhancer for functional foods and supplements. L-Lysine Monohydrochloride is used in mayonnaise, milk, instant noodles and other foods. It can also be used as a seasoning to improve flavor.

L-Lysine uses as follows:


In Food

L-Lysine is used as nutritional supplement, Food deodorant in food such as in potatoes, rice and flour, canned food

In Beverage

L-Lysine can be used as nutritional supplement in beverage such as in nutritional and sports drinks.

In Pharmaceutical

Lysine is used for preventing and treating cold sores (caused by the virus calledherpes simplex labialis).

In Health and Personal care

L-Lysine can be used in cosmetics and personal care products, such as in baby products, bath products, cleansing products, eye makeup, shaving preparations and hair and skin care products.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry

L-Lysine is used as nutritional supplement in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed. Lysine is an important additive to animal feed because it is a limiting amino acid when optimizing the growth of certain animals such as pigs and chickens for the production of meat.

In Other Industries

L-Lysine is widely used as intermediate in various other industries.

  • As intermediate: in manufacturing of various organic chemicals.

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