Now Foods, L-Arginine, 1000 mg, 120 Tablets
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0.59 lbs (0.27 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00035
- UPC Code: 733739000354
- Package Quantity: 120 Tablets
- Dimensions: 4.6 x 2.7 x 2.7 in, 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg)
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- Double Strength
- Amino Acid
- Conditionally Essential Amino Acid
- Pharmaceutical Grade
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
This product has twice the L-Arginine (1,000 mg per tablet) as in our regular strength product (500 mg per capsule.)
L-Arginine is a conditionally essential basic amino acid involved primarily in urea metabolism and excretion, as well as DNA synthesis.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 tablet 1 to 3 times daily as needed. Take between meals or at bedtime with a carbohydrate drink to facilitate absorption. Consider taking these other products: L-Citrulline, P-5-P and AAKG.
Cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable source), croscarmellose sodium, silica and vegetable coating.
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.
The L-Arginine used in this product is pharmaceutical grade.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening. Please recycle.
Keep the bottle tightly closed at all times in between usage. Keep the freshness packet in bottle.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. 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. Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Tablet|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|L-Arginine (from L-Arginine HCl)||1.0 g (1,000 mg)||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
L-Arginine is an amino acid that is a precursor, or building block, for many other bodily chenicals and functions. The theory is that if one increases the building block material, more of the functional chemical will be produced. There are many potental uses for L-Arginine: L-arginine is the body's chief source for creating Nitric Oxide. Since Nitric Oxide is the chemical that allows the male to have an erection, L-Arginine supplementation is used to treat erectile dysfucntion. Some researchers claim that L-Arginine is as effective as Viagra in some individuals. Another sexual side effect is that L-Arginine may increase sperm count and increase sperm movement. Some studies suggest that L-Arginine may help to decrease blood pressure. In summary, L-arginine shows promise in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease, in the treatment of some forms of male infertility and some kidney disorders and it is helpful in accelerating wound healing in some circumstances. It has demonstrated some positive immune-modulating and anticancer effects. There is preliminary evidence that it could be helpful in some men with erectile dysfunction and in some others with migraine, liver disease and primary ciliary dyskinesia. Dosage: L-arginine is available in tablet, capsule, and powder form and as L-arginine hydrochloride and free base L-arginine. It is also available in medical foods as an aid in the enhancement of immune function. Various doses are used depending on what one is trying to treat. For cardiovascular health reasons, doses from 8 to 21 grams daily have been used in divided doses. To help aid with sperm quantity and quality, doses of 10 to 20 grams daily have been used in divided doses. Doses of 5-8 grams daily have been used for erectile dysfunction. Doses of 1.5 to 2.4 grams daily have been used for interstitial cystitis (kidney func). Since the doses are quite high, it is best to purchase a large bottle of L-Arginine, such as 1 gram per capsules.
Nitric Oxide (NO) is a chemical which helps prevent heart attack and stroke four (4) ways: 1. It lowers cholesterol by 10% to 20% 2. It reduces arterial plaque by as much as 50% 3. It expands blood vessels, reducing blood pressure and allowing blood to flow more freely. 4. It controls platelet function so they don't clump together and cause blood clots.