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Life Extension, 5-Lox Inhibitor, with ApresFlex, 100 mg, 60 Veggie Caps

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Life Extension, 5-Lox Inhibitor, with ApresFlex, 100 mg, 60 Veggie Caps

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Life Extension, 5-Lox Inhibitor, with ApresFlex, 100 mg, 60 Veggie Caps

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  • Expiration Date: October 2019
  • Shipping Weight:
    0.12 lbs
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  • Product Code: LEX-16396
  • UPC Code: 737870163961
  • Package Quantity: 60 Veggie Caps
  • Dimensions:
    3.4 x 1.8 x 1.8 in, 0.1 lbs
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Product Overview


  • For Longer Life
  • Next Generation Boswellia Extract
  • Dietary Supplement

Normal aging results in higher-than-desired levels of 5-LOX.

The typical American diet adds to the danger. Foods rich in omega-6 fatty acids like red meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products, along with high-glycemic carbohydrates, trigger overproduction of arachidonic acid. In response to high levels of arachidonic acid, the body produces the 5-LOX enzyme.

5-LOX breaks down arachidonic acid to pro-inflammatory compounds like leukotriene B4, a molecule that mediates attacks to joints, arterial walls, and other tissues. 5-LOX itself facilitates undesirable cell division changes.

The good news is that an extract of the Indian plant Boswellia serrata has been shown to neutralize 5-LOX. Used for centuries to help with inflammatory issues, boswellia acts as a natural 5-LOX inhibitor, intervening at the cellular level to block its unwanted effects. Confirmatory data reveal that a compound contained in boswellia called AKBA (3-O-acetyl-11-keto-ß-boswellic acid) is the key to its beneficial action.

The problem is that boswellia is poorly absorbed into the blood. For this reason, a patent-pending, standardized form of boswellia called AprèsFlex is being introduced. AprèsFlex absorbs into the blood 52% more than previously available boswellia extracts.

Each 100 mg vegetarian capsule of 5-LOX Inhibitor with AprèsFlex is standardized to provide 20% of active AKBA from boswellia. Most people need only one capsule a day.

Suggested Use

Read the entire label and follow the directions carefully prior to use.

To inhibit the 5-lipoxygenase enzyme, take one (1) capsule daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Other Ingredients

Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose (capsule), silica, vegetable stearate.


  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not exceed recommended dose.
  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating

Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.


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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule
  Amount Per Capsule % Daily Value
ApresFlex (Boswellia serrata) extract (gum resin) [std. to 20% 3-O-acetyl-11-keto-ß-boswellic acid (AKBA) (20 mg)] 100 mg **
**Daily Value not established
iHerb Customer Reviews

cant really notice any difference

Posted by iHerb Customer on November 28 2017 | Verified Purchase

i cant really say as i have been taking these for 3 weeks now and have no noticeable improvement on my pain :(

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wonderful product

Posted by iHerb Customer on September 4 2017 | Verified Purchase

I am waiting for a hip replacement surgery. This product is helping me to be functional.

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This product by Life Extension really works

Posted by iHerb Customer on June 20 2017 | Verified Purchase

I have osteoarthritis of the hip and was having a hard time sleeping at night. After some research I came across this product and thought I'd give it a try and I'm glad I did because it has worked for me. The pain in my hip has decreased by about 75% making it more manageable without having to take pain medication. I also trust this particular brand and that's why I gave it a try.

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Posted by iHerb Customer on May 17 2017 | Verified Purchase

I bought this and it made absolutely not the slightest bit of difference,

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Daily defense

Posted by iHerb Customer on April 21 2017 | Verified Purchase

Part of my anti-inflammatory routine

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