Serrapeptase is a proteolytic enzyme used by the Japanese silkworm to dissolve its cocoon, allowing the moth to safely escape. Due to its ability to break down nonliving proteins without harming the host, it was first discovered and used in Japan for decades for a variety of protein and mucus-related discomforts in humans.
As a dietary supplement, serrapeptase has the ability to pass through the digestive tract and circulate throughout the body to break down unwanted and damaged proteins, thereby helping to promote overall wellness.* Taken in the fasted state, it affects mucosal viscosity to improve respiratory and immune health.*