Lysozyme is natural antimicrobial and enzyme. It is one of the most powerful known antibacterial and antiviral compounds known to man that has been in use for over three decades. Lysozyme also works to increase the shef life of a formulation by inhibiting the growth of deleterious organisms. It is used in skincare to help fight and prevent acne and bedsores. Lysozyme is also used widely in oral, dental, and optical applications.