- Categories: Antioxidants
Copper gluconate, also known as copper, is a mineral that is an important trace element for human nutrition. The body needs copper to absorb and use iron, and copper is also a component of the powerful antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase.Copper gluconate is a potentially exciting anti-aging ingredient, but certainly not among the most well researched or proven when it comes to topical application.
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Scientific Reports, January 2017, ePublication
International Journal of Cosmetic Science, October 2012, pages 416–423
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