The biosynthesis of melanin is dependent on copper as a cofactor [2, 3]. Low levels of copper have been linked to greying hair  and mineral copper is known to be critical for the maintenance of natural hair colour.
Oxidative stress has been found to play a major role in the process of greying. This oxidative stress and the subsequent cell damage can lead either to the loss of melanin production or even to the apoptosis (programmed cell death) of the damaged melanocytes, resulting in the appearance of grey/white hair [5-7]. Melaniq® comprises therefore a potent antioxidant, vitamin C, in order to help protect cells from oxidative damage at different cellular levels induced by different reactive oxygen species. In addition, it contains several natural plant extracts.
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the medicines regulatory agencies. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This product is a patent-pending food supplement containing nutrients to help maintain hair pigmentation. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT A DRUG OR MEDICINE.