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What is L-Arginine and What are its Benefits?

Arginine is a conditionally essential basic amino acid involved primarily in urea metabolism and excretion, as well as in DNA synthesis and protein production. It is an important precursor of nitric oxide (NO) and thus plays a role in the dilation of blood vessels. The L-Arginine used in this product is pharmaceutical grade.

What is L-Arginine?

L-Arginine is an amino acid that is classified as “conditionally essential,” meaning that under certain conditions, such as illness or injury, the body may not be able to produce enough of it. Arginine is involved in several important processes in the body, including:

  • * Urea metabolism: Arginine helps to remove excess ammonia from the body. Ammonia is a byproduct of protein metabolism and is toxic at high levels.
  • * DNA synthesis: Arginine is required for the synthesis of DNA, the molecule that contains the genetic instructions for all living organisms.
  • * Protein production: Arginine is needed for the production of proteins, which are the building blocks of all tissues in the body.
  • * Nitric oxide production: Nitric oxide (NO) is a gas that signals the smooth muscle cells lining blood vessels to relax, resulting in increased blood flow. Arginine is a precursor of NO, meaning that it is required for its production.

What are the benefits of L-Arginine?

Because L-Arginine plays an important role in so many processes in the body, it has numerous potential health benefits. These include:

  • * Cardiovascular health: Nitric oxide produced from L-arginine relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow. This can help to lower blood pressure and prevent heart attacks and strokes.
  • * Muscle growth: L-Arginine boosts nitric oxide levels, which can increase blood flow to muscles and improve exercise performance.
  • * Healing wounds: L-Arginine may promote wound healing by improving blood flow to affected areas and reducing inflammation.
  • * Sexual function: L-arginine has been shown to improve erectile dysfunction by increasing blood flow to the penis. It may also improve fertility by helping with sperm motility.
  • * Immune function: Some research suggests that L-arginine may help boost immune function by increasing levels of immunoglobulin A (IgA). IgA plays an important role in protecting the body against infection.

In Summary:

L-arginine is a conditionally essential amino acid that plays an important role in several processes in the human body, including DNA synthesis, protein production, nitric oxide production, and wound healing. It also offers potential health benefits for cardiovascular health, sexual function, exercise performance, and immunity. Pharmaceutical grade L-arginine may be effective for treating conditions like erectile dysfunction and high blood pressure.

Suggested Usage: Take 2 capsules twice daily as needed. Take between meals or at bedtime with at least 8 oz. of water or juice to facilitate absorption.

Store in a cool, dry place after opening.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 2 Veg Capsules

Servings Per Container: 50

Description Amount per Serving % Daily Value

L-Arginine (Free-Form) 1 g (1,000 mg)

**Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (cellulose capsule), Stearic Acid (vegetable source) and Silicon Dioxide.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Caution: Take this product with at least 8 oz. of water or juice. For adults only. Not for pregnant or nursing women. Consult physician if taking medication (especially antihypertensives, anticoagulants, and antidiabetic drugs), have a medical condition (especially asthma or renal disease) or are planning to have surgery. This product should be avoided by persons with glaucoma or herpes simplex unless otherwise prescribed by a physician. Do not use if you have had a myocardial infarction or have established coronary artery disease. Keep out of reach of children.

Natural color variation may occur in this product.

The L-Arginine used in this product is pharmaceutical grade.

Store in a cool, dry place after opening.

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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