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Lactoperoxidase (LPO)

* An enzyme derived from milk

Lactoperoxidase is an enzyme found naturally in milk that is known to have antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. According to research published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology, it has antibacterial properties that are helpful for the skin and can eliminate acne-causing bacteria. Lactoperoxidase is also an important component in a combination of ingredients (LPO, glucose, glucose oxidase (GO), iodide and thiocyanate) used to prevent yeasts, fungi, viruses and bacteria from growing in cosmetics and other beauty products (Source).

* An enzyme derived from milk

Functions:

Lactoperoxidase is an enzyme found naturally in milk that is known to have antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. According to research published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology, it has antibacterial properties that are helpful for the skin and can eliminate acne-causing bacteria. Lactoperoxidase is also an important component in a combination of ingredients (LPO, glucose, glucose oxidase (GO), iodide and thiocyanate) used to prevent yeasts, fungi, viruses and bacteria from growing in cosmetics and other beauty products (Source).

Safety Measures/Side Effects:

There are no adverse side effects from the use of products containing Lactoperoxidase in normal concentrations.

Recommended Products w/ Lactoperoxidase:

Isun Blue Green Algae Mask, Africology Body Lotion, Burt’s Shea Butter Hand Repair Creme

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