Glutathione Injections

Glutathione injections      

What is glutathione?  

Glutathione also known as GSH, is a natural compound found in the liver as well as in many fruits and veg, like garlic, onions, avocado, parsley, and squash.  

In the liver, it is a powerful antioxidant which is known as the mother of anti-oxidants, that is used by your body to help remove free radicals and toxins out through the lymphatic system.  

Glutathione is used widely in the medical world as treatment after cancer drugs as glutathione aids in purging the body of the cancer drugs which can lead to nerve damage if left in the system for a long period of time.  

Glutathione is made up of 3 amino acids:

·         L-cysteine

·         Glycine

·         L-glutamate  

L-cystine is a basic building block of glutathione. Because a number of health conditions deplete your glutathione levels, you need L-cystine to make more within your brain and body tissues.  

Glycine is a stabilized amino acid and is the most abundant amino acid in collagen.  

L-Glutamate [GLU] is one of the most abundant amino acids in nature and it plays important functions at the cellular level it helps to support the nervous system.      

The mother of all anti-oxidants


What is the main role of glutathione?

Glutathione is an anti-oxidant, which is a molecule, that helps fight free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that form in response to factors like your diet and the environment. When more free radicals exist than anti oxidants, oxidative cell damage occurs. This can lead to inflammation and cell death and a variety of health issues ranging from the induced aging process to high blood pressure.  

Environmental risk factors of glutathione deficiency which radical damage include:


·         Exposure to chemical toxins [ including pollution]

·         UV radiation exposure

·         Chronic stress

·         Excessive alcohol use

·         Smoking

·         Poor diet  

Anti-oxidants are critical as they help keep things in healthy balance. Your body makes some anti-oxidants, but others come from external resources like your diet or supplements like Glutathione.    

Sources of Glutathione

Glutathione is readily found in certain foods, such as fruits and vegetables dairy products, cereals, and bread are generally low in glutathione, whereas fruits and vegetables have moderate to high amounts of glutathione. Freshly prepared meats are relatively high in glutathione.   It can also be obtained in dietary supplements such as capsules, liquids, or in topical form. It can also be given intravenously and intramuscular injection.  

Good food sources of glutathione include:

·         Broccoli

·         Cauliflower

·         Cabbage

·         Brussel sprouts

·         Onion and garlic

·         Asparagus

·         Potatoes

·         Peppers

·         Carrots

·         Avocado

-         Squash

·         Spinach

·         Melon

The benefits of glutathione

Glutathione is primarily used to reduce minor cosmetic defects, lighten, and brighten the complexion, and correct uneven skin tone and acne. Glutathione injections reduce hyperpigmentation, sunspots, wrinkles, acne, and even melasma by eliminating toxins and free radicals from the body. In addition, it possesses anti-inflammatory properties.  

Aging reduces the quantity of glutathione you have in your body. Without adequate glutathione, free radicals constantly assault physical systems, particularly your circulatory, nervous, and lymphatic system.  

Optimum performance of these systems is critical to decreasing your danger of chronic, age related conditions like diabetes, coronary cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and inflammatory conditions. In fact, recurring study has revealed that restoring glutathione levels by getting glutathione injections might aid delay of the medical indicators of aging.  

Glutathione can reduce the skin aging affects.

Intracellular oxidative stress brought on by reactive oxygen varieties and free radicals are known to advertise advanced skin aging defined by fine lines, creases, and sagging skin.  

Antioxidant supplementation with glutathione injections may aid and eliminate totally free radical damage to your skin.  

Detoxify the body- glutathione aids in the detoxification of the liver and lymphatic system.  

Can decrease melanin production in the skin. Glutathione works on the skin pigment production by inhibiting tyrosinase, an enzyme involved in making melanin. Glutathione achieves a skin lightening effect though it takes a few weeks to develop the affect on pigmentation is transient, so you would need to continue using glutathione to maintain the skin whitening effect.  

Many scientific reviews confirmed that the use of glutathione results in skin whitening.  

Glutathione can reduce acne, eczema, psoriasis, and puffy eyes.  

Skin whitening

Glutathione injections have grown in popularity as a way to achieve a dewy incandescent glow. Dry spots, acne, hyperpigmentation, and wrinkles are a few of the faults that glutathione can assist with.  

Glutathione is a favourite choice among Asian women, who are known for their perfect complexions and commonly use it in their skin care routines.        

Cell renewal

When glutathione detoxifies the body, skin health improves. This means it removes the dirt that normally stains the skin. Glutathione also promotes cell renewal, which is essential for achieving that lustrous glow. When the skin is rough dead cells build up and scatter making it appear dull and tired.  

Clearing dead cell and promoting new, underlying cells to the surface are both aided by skin renewal.  

Skin Radiance  

Glutathione speeds up cell renewal in both young and old people. These new cells form a smooth canvas that reflects light and restores your shine. Cell turnover approximately takes place once every 28 days, giving you a refreshed face once a month. However, by the time a person enters their 40s this is slowed to 45 days, and continues to slow as they age. As a result, their skin loses its radiance and becomes dull.  

The second internal factors that helps to brighten skin is good circulation. Increased blood flow transports nutrients and nourishment to the skin. It eliminates impurities and gives the skin a gorgeous rosy glow.  

Trials have shown that glutathione helps decreases the blood pressure by lowering blood lactic acid levels. As a result, circulation improves throughout the body, feeding the skin and making you appear more luminous from within. Improved circulation has the extra benefit of lowering discomfort in key joints such as the knees and wrists, which are most commonly affected by stress and arthritis.    

Increased athletic performance  

Glutathione has been known to increase athletic performance. It reduces oxidative stress in the body, allowing your body to fight free radicals that have a negative impact on endurance and future athletic performance. It also improves how your body responds to muscle soreness, allowing your body to build back muscle and get back to full performance quickly.  

So, it’s a treatment that males can also take advantage off if they are regular exercisers.          

Glutathione and vitamin D  

Glutathione stimulates vitamin D regulatory genes. When glutathione levels are low, vitamin D doesn’t work as affectively. Initially thought to play a role in calcium metabolism and bone formation only, we now know that low vitamin D levels can increase your risk of:

·         Heart attack

·         Asthma

·         Diabetes

·         High blood pressure

·         Multiple sclerosis

·         Decreased brain function  

Research has just recently proven a relationship between glutathione and vitamin D. they seem to be somewhat reliant on each other, if one is low, the other lowers and vice versa-research showed that increasing someone’s vitamin D levels also increased glutathione levels.

Contraindications & client suitability for treatment  

Glutathione injections are not suitable if:

·         Pregnant or breast feeding

·         Allergic to any of the products ingredients

·         When under close medical supervision at hospital

·         Active cancer/undergoing chemotherapy or radio therapy

·         Client has hypercalcemia

·         Client has cardiac disease  


Prior to undergoing a cosmetic procedure involving glutathione injections, clients are required to sign a consent form. Glutathione, naturally occurring anti-oxidant in the body, is utilized in these injections to improve skin tone and reduce hyper pigmentation, resulting in a more youthful appearance.  

Although primarily used for cosmetic purposes, glutathione injections have additional health benefits, including improved liver function and a boost to the immune system.  

Side effects of glutathione injections  

Getting a glutathione injection, like any other cosmetic procedure, can result in unwanted side effects. Some of the side effects are common whereas some of them can be serious, depending on the dose.  

Most side effects are usually mild in nature and will go away after some time.

·         Swelling and pain at the site of the injection

·         Appearance of skin rashes

·         A feeling of nausea and vomiting sensation

·         Headaches, ranging from mild to severe

·         Slight pain in the joints

·         Stomach upsets



2 injections per week for up to 5 weeks (Treatment courses can be repeated every 2 months)

You MUST have a consultation prior to treatment taking place or being booked.



£30 per treatment

£250 for a course of 10 treatments (2 per week for 5 weeks)

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