Know Your Ingredients: L-Carnitine

by Gio

l-carnitine

What it is
L-carnitine is the active form of the nutrient carnitine, which helps turn fat into energy.

What it does
L-carnitine has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
One study (done in-vitro) also claims it can help reduce excess sebum.

Side effects
L-carnitine is generally considered to be safe.

(Source: Journal Of Cosmetic Dermatology, March 2012)

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