Solgar, Chelated Copper, 100 Tablets
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- Since 1947
- Advanced Patented Process††
- Essential Trace Mineral
- Gluten, Wheat & Dairy Free
- Suitable for Vegetarians
- Kosher Parve
- Dietary Supplement
Copper is an essential trace mineral. It supports the formation of collagen and connective tissue. It promotes bone, joint, skin, nail and hair health. Copper also assists iron in releasing energy from cells. This formulation provides a patented highly bioavailable form of chelated copper.
††Solgar's Chelated Copper Tablets are manufactured under licensed agreement with Albion Laboratories whole patents and pending patents cover the complexing of minerals with pure amino acids.
As a dietary supplement for adults, take one (1) tablet daily preferably at mealtime, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
Dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose, vegetable magnesium stearate.
Free of: Gluten, wheat, dairy, soy, yeast, sugar, sodium, artificial flavor, sweetener, preservatives and color.
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking any dietary supplement. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use if outer seal is missing, torn or damaged in any way.
|Serving Size: 1 Tablet|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Copper (as copper glycinate amino acid chelate†)||2.5 mg||125%|
†Fully reacted chelates, Albion process patent No.'s 5,516,925 and 6,716,814
Copper works quickly - taking 3mg for one to two weeks, or less, is generally all that's needed to normalise a copper deficiency. If your health issue doesn't begin to resolve in that time - suggests the cause is unlikely to be copper. I've tried about 7 or 8 of the ones available from here and prefer Cu-Zyme - it definitely works, with no nasty side effects (e.g. stomach upset). I find all mineral-glycine chelates give me bad headaches and cause me to feel awful (regardless of brand/mineral) - gluconate never does (glycine is a neurotransmitter antagonist, thus glycine amino chelates won't be suitable for everyone - another example are those on a low purine diet). I didn't find succinate effective at all. Because Cu-Zyme doesn't cause stomach upset, the need to watch what you take it with is perhaps less important. If you do find it a problem, avoid taking copper with low pH food/drink. Copper is best taken on it's own - avoid taking with other supplements. The following either deplete/need copper, thus can help manipulate levels up (by reducing/avoiding) or down (by taking more of), depending on your requirements: vit C, B6, sulfur, calcium, magnesium, molybdenum, boron, zinc, dairy (penicillium/penicillamine chelates copper). If this review was helpful to you, please click YES below - thank you. For reviews of all the products I have purchased from iHerb, please click my username above.
I feel I need a small amount of copper. This is chelated and Solgar has the wisdom to put their products in a dark container for longer life and less chance of product deterioration.
gave me stomach pain
Posted by 5456958116681286886 on May 02, 2016
This product gave me stomach pain and nausea. Hope iherb start selling copper citrate like BioCitrate Copper 2 mg, made by solaray. Amino acid chelate doesn't work fork for me.
Posted by 5687143057560693722 on Apr 07, 2016
This product is really beautiful
Posted by 5178524294264138316 on Feb 12, 2016
Not recommended for anyone unless they've been resident of Virginia for more than 7 years. I love the product. But, it's not recommended if you don't have insurance to supplement it's natural effects. I was exposed to yellow fever and it helped. I lived in a very rural red neck part of VA.
Solgar Chelated Copper, 100 tablets
Posted by 5462534256399732039 on Dec 30, 2015
Copper is another thing missing in our soil and needed for the uptake of Selenium. I am feeling much better in all respects taking these two together, plus Zinc.