Serrapeptase, or serratiopeptidase, is a proteolytic enzyme that is isolated from bacteria (Serratia E-15) found in the digestive tract of silkworms. Serrapeptase’s purported health benefits stem from its ability to break down proteins into smaller components, known as Amino Acids.
What is Serrapeptase good for?
It has a long history of use for many centuries in both parts of Europe and Japan for the relief of pain and inflammation. And at the time of writing, there was some research beginning to emerge that suggested it may also reduce a patient's risk of infection or prevent a blood clot.
Can you take serrapeptase everyday?
As a mucolytic agent (a mucus cleansing aid of the respiratory tract), serrapeptase is generally recommended for up to four weeks. However, when used as an anti-inflammatory it is often used within a 1 -2 week period.
What is the best serrapeptase supplement?
Our three best selling serrapeptase supplements include:
- Good Health Naturally Serraplus.
- Nutri Advanced Serrapeptase 80,000iu Capsules.
- Good Health Naturally Serra Enzyme 250,000iu Capsules.
How long does serrapeptase take to work?
When used as a dietary supplement, most studies have concluded that purported health benefits may be noted within a period of one month.