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Life Extension, Arginine Ornithine Powder, 5.29 oz (150 g)

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  • Expiration Date: May 2018
  • Shipping Weight: 0.47 lbs (0.21 kg)
  • Product Code: LEX-03815
  • UPC Code: 737870038153
  • Package Quantity: 5.29 oz (150 g)
  • Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.5 x 4.9 in, 0.4 lbs (0.18 kg)
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Product Overview

Description

  • Amino Acid Support for Muscle Health and Recovery
  • Dietary Supplement

Arginine Ornithine Powder

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-ornithine is a metabolite of arginine in the body, formed as a byproduct of the action of the arginase enzyme on arginine. L-arginine is required for the body to synthesize nitric oxide, which enables the arterial system to retain its youthful elasticity. Nitric oxide also helps to produce an endothelial-derived relaxing factor, which is needed by the arterial system to expand and contract with each heartbeat.

L-arginine may also help maintain the health of the immune system.

L-arginine is a key building block to maintaining healthy tissue and bone. L-ornithine may also be used for this purpose.

Some studies suggest that either independently or combined, arginine and ornithine appear to stimulate growth hormone (GH) based on the increase in strength and muscle mass that was produced while intensely working out. Other research evidences ornithine's ability to stimulate GH release. Another study showed a combination of ornithine with acetyl-L-carnitine enhanced the GH release feedback loop. However, studies suggest that low doses of L-arginine and/or L-ornithine are unlikely to affect GH release. A minimum dose of L-arginine to promote GH release is probably 5 to 9 grams.

Suggested Use

Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully prior to use.

Take one (1) level teaspoon on an empty stomach, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Other Ingredients

None.

Warnings

Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not exceed recommended dose.
  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.

Density may vary from lot to lot.

To report a serious adverse event or obtain product information, contact 1-866-280-2852.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Level Teaspoon (approx. 3.1 g)
Servings Per Container: About 48
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
L-Arginine hydrochloride 2.25 g **
L-Ornithine hydrochloride 750 mg **
**Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
 

Combination

Posted by DeanaS on Jun 19, 2015

I was interested in trying the combination of arginine and ornithine. Both sound so beneficial. My preference is Morningstar Minerals Got Arginine? because it's liquid, but if I don't have some or didn't take it first thing I add this to my breakfast smoothie.

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Serves it's purpose.

Posted by 5586896955355261579 on Dec 26, 2013

When taken in the morning on an empty stomach research has stated that it can help improve the bodies natural HGH state. And yeah i want that to happen.

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Stormpipes

Posted by Reviewer2854041 on May 31, 2012

Great product works a treat.

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arginine

Posted by Reviewer1632554 on Dec 28, 2011

good value in a quality supplement-good for circulation

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a&o

Posted by Reviewer1481271 on Nov 10, 2011

Good and cheap NO for your muscles :)

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