L-arginine is a semi-essential amino acid involved in numerous areas of human biochemistry, including ammonia detoxification, hormone secretion, and immune modulation. Arginine is also well known as a precursor to nitric oxide (NO), a key component of endothelial-derived relaxing factor, an endogenous messenger molecule involved in a variety of endothelium-dependent physiological effects in the cardiovascular system.
L-arginine may also help stimulate the immune system.79-83
L-arginine is used for heart and blood vessel conditions such as congestive heart failure, angina, high blood pressure, and coronary artery disease.1 Blood vessels relax due to the nitric oxide and this may improve circulation.2
Serving Size: 1 vegetarian capsule
Servings Per Container: 200
Amount Per Serving
Other Ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, ascorbyl palmitate.
Dosage and Use:
- Take one capsule daily on an empty stomach, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
- If pregnant, nursing, or taking medication, consult your physician before taking this product
- Keep out of reach of children
- Do not exceed recommended dose
1. MedlinePlus: L-arginine
2. WebMD: Arginine: Heart Benefits and Side Effects
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