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Skin Whitening Infusions Glutathione Melbourne

If you’re unhappy with the shade of your skin or have skin pigmentation issues, then a skin lightening infusions could be for you. This involves an intravenous infusion (IV drip) of 2 main active ingredients (glutathione and vitamin C) that, over repeated treatments, acts to naturally lighten your skin and reduce excessive pigmentation.

What compounds are in the Infusion?

A combination of Vitamin C and Glutathione are given via an IV drip infusion for skin lightening.

Vitamin C is known for its antioxidant properties and has been advocated as an anti-aging remedy.  Vitamin C can restore beautiful and clear skin by enhancing collagen production and also as a tyrosinase inhibitor which acts to block the formation of melanin pigment.  When Vitamin C is given as an infusion, it will enhance the lightening appearance of skin on the entire body in a safe manner.

Glutathione is one of your body’s primary antioxidants. It is utilized by virtually every cell in your body, in its cellular enzymatic state (glutathione reductase), to maintain the cell’s healthy (redox) state and prevent the formation or action of harmful free radicals. Glutathione also works with your body to promote lighter skin by inhibiting the production of melanin. The lightening process starts from the inside out and creates an overall body skin lightening effect.

IV infusion can quickly replenish cellular levels of Vitamin C and Glutathione. These infusions for skin whitening have been used in China and Japan for many years to assist women with brightening their skin and are now available in western countries for people wanting brighter, lighter skin.

Why do I need an Infusion (rather than tablets)?

Glutathione is made up of three essential amino acids. When taken orally in tablet/liquid form, the gastrointestinal system breaks much of the glutathione down into its 3 component amino acids before it can be absorbed into the system. By taking glutathione intravenously, you get the supplement directly into the body in its original form, bypassing any of the degrading processes associated with oral ingestion. It’s very hard to obtain glutathione in the diet, and only a few vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, and carrots contain significant levels of dietary glutathione. However, we also know that cooking these raw vegetables depletes their usable glutathione contents by nearly 100%. Similarly, the glutathione stores available in meat, dairy, and eggs, are only significant when the foods are in their raw forms. Thus, oral (via tablets or liquid) glutathione has not been proven to be effective, as it is largely destroyed in the body before it can be brought into the cells in usable form.While you can increase your vitamin C intake by eating more of certain foods e.g. citrus fruits and vegetables, or by taking oral supplements, there is a limit to how much you can consume before experiencing digestive disturbances. Often the amount of nutrients absorbed through the gut is less than ideal, due to various digestive problems. One way to ensure we get a large dose of Vitamin C is to have it injected straight into our system through the veins. This is referred to as intravenous (IV) therapy. For example, 10 g of IV vitamin C raises blood levels 25 times higher than the same dose taken orally, and this increases up to 70-fold as doses get larger.

How Often do I need these Infusions?

For skin whitening and brightening, it is recommended to have IV infusions twice to three times a week over one to three months in order to obtain full benefit (depending on the degree of skin whitening/brightening desired). Thereafter, one session every fortnight or month may be all that is needed to maintain results.