Now Foods, Glycine, Pure Powder, 1 lb (454 g)
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- Neurotransmitter Support
- Promotes Restful Sleep
- Nervous System Support
- Pharmaceutical Grade
- A Dietary Supplement
- Amino Acids
- Family Owned Since 1968
- GMP Quality Assured
Glycine is the smallest and simplest amino acid, making it versatile for use in a wide range of functions. Glycine is necessary for the production of glutathione, DNA, creatine, bile, hemoglobin, and most proteins. It also helps to promote glycogen storage, thereby making glucose readily available for energy production. Glycine also functions as a calming neurotransmitter in the brain, where it facilitates nerve impulses and is important for the maintenance of healthy sleep patterns.
Take 1/4 - 3/4 level teaspoon daily mixed in water or juice, preferably on an empty stomach.
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.
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
This product is sold by weight not volume.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: 3/4 Level Teaspoon (approx. 3 g)|
|Servings Per Container: about 151|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Glycine (Free-Form)||3 g (3,000 mg)||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
I have read the other reviews. I agree with someone who wrote that having a scoop inside would make his day, funny..... Not many have mentioned how this is a fantastic sleep aide. I read about it's use in a Lyme Disease book, (the 13 top LLMD's), one LLMD wrote to use 1-3 mg of melatonin 1 hour before bed with 2-4 grams of glycine at bed time and again 2-4 grams if you awaken during the night one time. I have tried EVERYTHING, with some exaggeration, to try and fall back asleep, and this brand of glycine, in powder form has been the only natural product that has worked as well as prescription drugs. With it's use and my MD's help I am able to ween off of Klonopin from 1 mg now down to .5 mg, slow going but with it's withdrawl effects I must go slow. So this has been a real life saver for me, no exaggeration, without it I would have had to stay on the klonopin and did not want to continue that route. 4 years of it was enough... Hats off to I-herb for it's fast and easy service.....
I take this just before bed along with Gaba and Taurine and it makes me relaxed and sleepy, the taste is not too bad either.
Helps w/ sleep
Posted by Reviewer1597205 on Aug 24, 2016
This really seems to help w/ sleep for 2 of us who struggle. My only concern is that I read online that taking individual amino acids could tax the liver and/or kidneys so I will be talking to a practitioner about this.
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Posted by 4964190721226407947 on Feb 19, 2016
Prix très intéressant.
not a sleeping aid
Posted by 5280615812874896036 on Dec 30, 2015
As a sleeping aid its useless for me - I kept me awake. Good for more energy.
Posted by 5558299951893615447 on Dec 18, 2015
Iherb is becoming a bit of a joke lately. 6 weeks and no sign of my items. So how can I review this? Well I can't but I can review I herbs dismal attempt at fobbing me off and blaming the post. That total rubbish. One time iHerb was a pleasure to deal with, now their becoming a bit of a joke 6 weeks and counting for this item, but what's bothering me even more is I have 4 more parcels from iHerb. If you want to learn about patience, purchase from iHerb, if you want your items and stay healthy, well purchase elsewhere.
Posted by 5714107490290597376 on Sep 02, 2015
excellent with L arginine & citrulline use especially if prone to cold sores which arginine triggers. I take the glycine 3 times a day at least one hour after using arginine. Glycine prevents the cold sore coming.