Country Life, R-Lipoic Acid, 100 mg, 60 Veggie Caps
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- Heat Stable R-Lipoic Acid
- Dietary Supplement
- Certified Gluten-Free
- Kosher Parve
- Certified Vegan
- GMP Certified
This product has been manufactured at an NSF GMP Registered facility.
R-alpha Lipoic Acid is an antioxidant.
Directions: Adults take one (1) capsule daily with food or as directed by a health care professional. As a reminder, discuss the supplements and medications that you take with your health care providers.
Cellulose (capsule shell), cellulose, magnesium stearate, stearic acid, silica.
NO: Yeast, corn, wheat, soy, gluten, milk, sugar, preservatives or artificial color.
Do not accept if seal is broken.
Store between 59°-86° F. Keep out of the reach of children.
Not for use by pregnant or nursing women. If you are diabetic or hypoglycemic, taking medication or planning a surgery, consult your doctor before using this product. If any adverse reactions occur, stop taking the product and consult your doctor.
|Serving Size: 1 capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|R-alpha Lipoic Acid (thioctic acid)||100 mg||*|
|*Daily Value not established.|
I've tried non-R form ALA, all of them make my urine smell funky, I guess I'm one of those who can't metabolize sulfa very well-when I eat asparagus, my urine also have the same funky smell.You may not notice the difference when you are on biochem ALA, but when you stop taking it, you will notice your blood sugar fluctuates
I took the cheaper alpha lipoic acid before but it gave me a nauseating feeling. This one suits my stomach. I take it to quench the extra free radicals generated by increased mitochondria activity due to other supplements. However, I've read reports saying that it can cause grey hair and hair loss if not taken with biotin.
easy to digest
Posted by 5671283837922180623 on Mar 27, 2016
I have glaucoma amd I take lipoic acid when I feel the pressure rising in my eyes and it works, I came across country life lipoic aid and found out it was more easy to digest than other brands maybe because its a reduced form, im very pleased with this product I recommend it for glaucoma and eye health.
Posted by 5280615812874896036 on Nov 16, 2014
It acts as an antioxidant, it neutralizes several toxins including heavy metals lead and cadmium, and acts as a co-enzyme for recycling other antioxidants including the master antioxidant Glutathione and also vitamins C and E. (It has an ability to enhance Glutathione function in cases of Glutathione deficiencies – most known diseases show Glutathione deficiencies especially in their chronic state). Also, regulates glucose levels. More than one is necessary, to see the effects.
Posted by 4988911506469353512 on Apr 16, 2014
Purchased for a family member. They stated "not what I thought it was". Further stated did not notice any changes.
Does well to Detoxify my liver after a heavy workout!
Posted by MyPersonalReview on Jan 13, 2014
Does well to Detoxify my liver after a heavy workout! However, giving it for 4 stars for the pricing. Do click my username NOW and view my page in Iherb to see all the reviews I have written of those purchased products I ordered in Iherb. ( It may takes days to months before I write the review as I need to try them thoroughly ensuring the preciseness and accurate experience taking in comparison to the thousands of page of research papers I have read which is the main reason leading me to buy the product from Iherb because simply, I want to contribute myself in this humanity world.
Posted by iJenNZ on Aug 15, 2012
r Lipoic acid is more biologically active than the synthetic s lipoic acid. Unless otherwise indicated supplements will be a mix of r and s ala. This was the most reasonably priced r-ala I could find. ALA is said to be more effective if taken in conjunction with acetyl-L-carnitine.