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Thorne Research, R-Lipoic Acid, 60 Veggie Caps10 Reviews
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0.16 lbs (0.07 kg)
- Product Code: THR-77103
- UPC Code: 693749771036
- Package Quantity: 60 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 4 in, 0.1 lbs (0.05 kg)
- Important Note:
This item may require a doctor's prescription in order to be shipped to Korea.
Combo Discount: -$1.00
- Dietary Supplement
R-Lipoic Acid the most active form of alpha-lipoic acid
- supports neurological function
- antioxidant in both water- and fat-soluble tissues
- essential for liver, eye, and nerve health
- the form of supplemental lipoic acid found in highest concentration in the bloodstream
Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) contains two forms – designated as R-lipoic acid (R-ALA) and S-lipoic acid (S-ALA) – that are mirror images of each other. Naturally occurring ALA is in the R form, where it functions as an essential cofactor for many enzymes involved in energy production. In addition, R-lipoic acid has important characteristics – significant antioxidant effects in particular – that contribute to liver, nerve, and eye health.
Dietary supplements of ALA are generally comprised either of R-ALA by itself or a mixture of R-ALA and S-ALA. Studies indicate the R-ALA form appears to be better absorbed, with twice as much R-ALA than S-ALA appearing in the bloodstream after an oral dose. Hence, R-ALA is the best form utilized by the body.
Thorne Research provides R-lipoic acid bound to sodium – the most bioavailable form of R-lipoic acid
Take 1 capsule one to two times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.
Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesiumcitratelaurate, silicon dioxide, leucine.
Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.
If pregnant, consult your health care practitioner before using this product.
Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.
Allergy Warning: This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
|Serving Size: One Capsule|
|Each Capsule Contains:||Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|R-Lipoic Acid (as Sodium R-Lipoic Acid)||100 mg||*|
|*Daily Value (DV) not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Another top quality product from Thorne. The best and most bioavailable form of lipoic acid is r lipoic acid. No fillers, binders etc. I do notice quite a stronge detox reaction when taking it along with Livon glutathione and vitamin c.
This is absorbed much better than ALA, and this brand has less toxic excipients than other brands.