Glutathione is a very strong antioxidant found in everyone cell. It is used to lower cellular waste products called oxidation agents and free radicals, repair cell damage, and remove toxins. In chronic Lyme disease and coinfections I use it to: support liver detoxification, repair an inflamed liver, decrease or stop herxheimer reactions, repair injured nerves, and improve severe cognition (thinking) dysfunction.
Glutathione is the master detoxification agent. The liver is the organ that removes fat-based toxins, and it contains the greatest concentration of glutathione found throughout the body. There are two general steps it uses to remove toxins.