Source Naturals, R-Lipoic Acid, 100 mg, 60 Tablets
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- Dietary Supplement
Source Naturals R-Lipoic Acid is a natural form of lipoic acid that your body can synthesize and safely metabolize. It may be better absorbed and more effective as an antioxidant than alpha-lipoic acid. R-lipoic acid by itself may be 10 times more effective than other forms of lipoic acid and has been called the "mitochondrial antioxidant" because it is a key component of mitochondrial dehydrogenase complexes, which may help to slow the natural aging process in animals. Also, animal research has shown that R-lipoic acid can increase or maintain levels of other antioxidants including CoQ10, vitamin C, vitamin E and glutathione, which may decline with age, more efficiently than other forms of lipoic acid.
1 tablet daily, preferably with meals.
Sorbitol, modified cellulose gum, silica, and magnesium stearate.
Suitable for vegetarians. Contains no yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, soy or wheat. Contains no sugar, starch, salt, preservatives, or artificial color, flavor or fragrance.
Caution: If you are pregnant, may become pregnant or breast feeding, consult your health care professional before using this product.
Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Tablet|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV*|
|Total Carbohydrates||1 g||<1%|
|R-Lipoic Acid||100 mg||†|
|*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2000 calorie
†Daily Value not established
iHerb Customer Reviews
I had a very high C-reactive protein, quant of 16.0. Dr put me on R-Lipic Acid (100mg) 3 times a day and Quercetin (500mg) 3 times a day for one month. My CRP test was repeated after one month the results - 3.0 J Lee
Source Naturals, R-Lipoic Acid, 100 mg
Posted by Reviewer2617977 on Jan 22, 2015
The product is good, but I will not buy again because the package is not okey- I got it open and yellow tablets.
very very expensive
Posted by 4871441214480765874 on May 16, 2014
very very expensive
Needed the 300mg Country life
Posted by Reviewer2291009 on Dec 11, 2013
This was my first time in using this product I will be going back to Country life 300mg. perhaps it is the dosage in this product only being 100mg. probably ok for those who need less.
R Lipoic is a superior form of ALA
Posted by OrganicReviews99 on Apr 08, 2012
That's what I've been able to find online. RLA is better than ALA. Either is probably good! I did ALA for a while and now doing RLA. I mix it up. Taking it for antioxidant and liver health.
This is really working!
Posted by Reviewer1682160 on Oct 20, 2011
After a lot of research, I decided to trial this for insulin resistance and it really helps to stabilise my blood glucose levels. Be cautious not to increase the dosage too much (as much of the scientific literature states that 600mg is a good therapeutic dose) as I increased to just 400mg and became quite ill for the rest of the day due to low BSL. I am using this in conjunction with a lot of exercise and a wholesome diet to reduce my insulin resistance and hopefully keep diabetes at bay. I feel it really working