Now Foods, Arginine & Citrulline, 500/250, 120 Capsules
By Now Foods14 Reviews
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0.41 lbs (0.19 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00037
- UPC Code: 733739000378
- Package Quantity: 120 Capsules
- Dimensions: 2.7 x 2.7 x 4.6 in, 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
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- Supports Protein Metabolism
- Helps Maintain Muscle Tissue
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
Arginine and Citrulline are two amino acids that are integral to protein metabolism and utilization, as well as to the maintenance of muscle tissue. Both are key intermediates in the urea cycle, where they participate in the detoxification of ammonia via the production of urea. Arginine that has not been converted to urea enters general circulation where it is distributed to various tissues and metabolized for other uses such as protein synthesis. Scientific studies have shown that supplementing Citrulline along with Arginine helps maintain nitrogen balance better than supplementation with Arginine alone.
As a dietary supplement, take 2 capsules 1 to 3 times daily as needed, preferably with juice or water on an empty stomach, before exercise or at bedtime. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW L-Norvaline, P-5-P and AAKG.
Gelatin (capsule) silica, cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable source) and magnesium stearate (vegetable source).
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place. Please recycle.
This supplement 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.
|Serving Size: 2 Capsules|
|Servings Per Container: 60|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|L-Arginine (Free-Form)||1.0 g (1,000 mg)||*|
|L-Citrulline (Free-Form)||500 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
While doing Arginine therapy Citrulline supports the absorption of Arginine. Taking arginine has lowered my blood pressure by 20 points.
Arginine & Citrulline are precursors to nitric oxide. Nitric oxide is a gas naturally found in the body; its function is conveying information between cells. One of its main jobs is increasing blood flow by dilating blood vessels, and that's why it's sometimes given in supplement form to heart patients, orally and intravenously. In at least one study it's been shown to be effective for lowering blood pressure.