Lamberts L-Methionine, Amino acids are classified as either essential or non-essential. Essential amino acids cannot be synthesised in the body and must be obtained from the diet, whereas non-essential amino acids, whilst still essential for health, can be synthesised in the body and are therefore not classified as ’essential’.This sulphur containing essential amino acid has antioxidant properties and is necessary for the mineral selenium to be absorbed and utilized. Additionally, methionine can be a detoxifying agent assisting in the removal of certain heavy metals from the body.As with all our amino acids, Lamberts L-Methionine is presented in its free-form for maximum absorption. One Capsule of Lamberts L-Methionine provides: L-Methionine 500mg Other Ingredients:Encapsulated with: Capsule Shell (Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose), Microcrystalline Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide, Magnesium StearateDirections:1 to 2 capsules daily with water or fruit juice. An amino acid is best taken half an hour before any meal or at bedtime.CAUTION: Do not take if pregnant or breast feeding.