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L - Arginine (100% Pure Therapeutic Grade) 500g

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L - Arginine (100% Pure Therapeutic Grade) 500g

L-arginine is classified as an essential amino acid, meaning your body cannot produce it on its own. L-arginine and arginine are interchangeable terms. Your body uses this amino acid for a variety of purposes, including boosting immune system function and improving blood flow. You obtain this amino acid through diet, medication and/or nutritional supplements. Dietary sources include meat, dairy products and fish.

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The amino acid L-Arginine is considered the most potent Nutraceutical ever discovered, due to its powerful healing properties, and is referred to by scientists as the Miracle Molecule. The remarkable properties of L-Arginine were validated by the 1998 Nobel Prize in Medicine, and since then have created a frenzy of interest in the Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical fields. Medical researchers have gathered enough clinical evidence to bring L-Arginine to the forefront of modern medicine as an accepted treatment for a variety of human ailments.

The L-Arginine phenomenon ranges through heart health, immunity, genetic growth deficiencies, sexual health, and longevity. Columbia University refers to L-Arginine as the "magic bullet" for the cardiovascular system. Over 10,000 L-arginine citations were compiled by Columbia University researchers in their quest to document the clinical benefits of this simple amino acid. It is now taught to medical students at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

L-Arginine (Pure) Powder

  • Relaxes blood vessels promoting optimal blood flow.
  • Maintains healthy blood pressure levels.
  • Promotes healthy breathing.
  • Provides vital support for your immune system.
  • Helps support skin health.
  • Enhances your exercise tolerance.
  • Supports healthy kidney function.
  • Promotes your overall cardiovascular system vitality.
how to use L-Arginine

Nitric Oxide (NO)

These powerful benefits should leave you little doubt about the potential boost and protection to your cardiovascular system and overall health.
And when you add the fact I carefully selected a high-quality formula produced by a very reputable and health-conscious manufacturer… L-Arginine is an extraordinary winning combination.

The Nobel Prize landmark discovery of the functions of Nitric Oxide (NO) elucidated the fact that without Nitric Oxide, human life would be impossible. Even more revolutionary was the irrefutable evidence that L-arginine is the body's chief source for creating Nitric Oxide. 20 years ago, the idea that a simple and humble amino acid could change the face of medicine would have been dismissed. Now, physicians, researchers, and scientists are embracing the effectiveness of L-arginine and its use has become mainstream.

The discovery of how nitric oxide gas transmits signals within your cardiovascular system was truly remarkable. And with research identifying how, vital L-arginine can be in creating nitric oxide, it's reassuring to know there's a potential way for you to enhance nitric oxide production.

Keep in mind that as you age, your vascular system's ability to produce L-arginine for effective nitric oxide production naturally declines. With L-Arginine and its sustained-release nutrient, your vessel lining can get the potential L-arginine boost you desire.* Any way to efficiently enhance and maintain your healthy blood flow only helps promote the overall health of your cardiovascular system and other bodily functions as well.

Heart Health

how to use L-Arginine

Research shows that L-arginine is beneficial for lowering inflammation and improving the health of the blood vessels and cardiovascular system, which is why oral arginine is one of the most popular supplements recommended by cardiologists. For people with high-risk factors for coronary heart disease, L-arginine can be an effective measure against a heart attack or stroke.

L-arginine helps prevent high blood pressure, improves blood flow in people with clogged arteries, lowers high cholesterol and reduces symptoms associated with cut-off blood flow from the heart to the limbs.

L-Arginine can relieve chest pains (angina pectoris) due to nitric oxide preventing blood clots (thrombosis) that cut off blood supply. 2-3g daily has been shown to resolve nitrate intolerance in most people with angina. Arginine is capable of safely improving exercise performance in people with low stamina, circulation problems and a history of heart disease.

Exercise Performance

L-arginine is known to effectively improve blood flow, which means it helps bring nutrients and oxygen to muscle and joint tissues. This means with L-arginine’s help, you can enjoy more of the many benefits of exercise but with less pain. It’s even used in some cases for increasing heat and circulation to damaged joints or cold hands and feet, especially in people with complications from other health conditions like poor blood flow, arthritis or diabetes. For example, in people suffering from painful intermittent claudication (narrowing of blood vessels in the legs and feet caused by fatty deposits), L-arginine supplementation has been shown to improve walking distance and lower muscle aches and pains.

Also importantly, arginine is used by the body to increase the production of human growth hormone, prolactin and several amino acids — including creatine, L-proline and L-glutamate. It even improves sensitivity to insulin, similarly to how exercise does, by allowing more glucose to enter cells. L-arginine’s roles in metabolic health are important for building strong muscle tissue, fighting inflammation causing bone and joint pain, repairing injuries, and for general nervous system functions.

Some studies have found that growth hormone levels can significantly increase with L-arginine supplementation in doses between five to nine grams a day. In most cases, arginine increases resting growth hormone levels at least 100% (in comparison, regular exercise can increase growth hormone levels by 300 percent to 500 percent). Even more powerful is the combination of L-arginine plus exercise.

There’s also evidence that L-arginine supplementation increases plasma insulin and helps builds stronger muscles even when you’re resting due to its effects on the body’s capillaries. These hormonal changes affect your metabolism in a positive way by helping repair, build and maintain the youthful foundation of the skeletal muscle system.

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L-arginine dosage

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  • Pure L-Arginine.
  • Produced to ecological standards, free from agro-chemicals. Non-irradiated and GMO-free.

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  • The recommended dosage of L-arginine varies depending on the reason you are taking it. For heart health, MedlinePlus recommends doses ranging from 6g to 20g per day, which varies on a case-by-case basis. 
  • For arterial health consider doing 9g to 28g of L-Arginine in equal increments 3 or 4 times daily. 
  • For men looking to imporve sexual function a dose of 5g daily may benefit. 
  • Dr. Volek mentions 6 g per day as an effective dosage for improving physical performance.
  • L-arginine should probably be taken separate from most other supplementation for best results, as certain supplements will interfere with the absorption of L-arginine, however, L-Citrulline has been shown to boost nitric oxide production when used in conjunction with L-arginine and research shows the levels should be from 200-1000mg per 5000mg of L-arginine. 
  • L-arginine is best taken on an empty stomach and not eating for an hour or two after taking; if you must eat, avoid proteins in this time period. If you get an upset stomach or diarrhea (these are very rare) when taking L-arginine, you may take some carbohydrates to help prevent this.
  • Do not take less than 5 grams in a dose (5,000mg) as it may not give you the results you seek.
  • For most people, the most likely time to take it would be right before bed or upon first awakening. If you are going to take double or triple doses you will have to do some advance planning to spread it into individual 5 gram doses throughout the day. Although taking 10 or 15 grams at one time will not likely harm you, it won't likely be as effective as separating them into individual 5 gram doses. 
  • Some have found useful is to take a dose in the middle of the night if you generally have your sleep interrupted by a need to urinate.

NOTE: Do not take L-Arginine if; you are under 23 years old, diagnosed with cancer (there is some disagreement on this one*), pregnant or lactating women, males with prostate disorders or high PSA values. There have been some reports of herpes flare-ups (i.e. cold sores) while on L-Arginine as well.
There are no well-known drug interactions with L-arginine other than nitrate drugs (i.e. nitroglycerin) or vasculogenic drugs (i.e. Viagra); these could vasodialate blood vessels too much or drop blood pressure too low, although there have been no reports of this adverse event. 

* We mention it here because I have seen some literature that suggests potential problems, so do your research.

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Please consult with your doctor about interactions with prescription medications or supplementation you may be taking. Work with your doctor if you wish to get yourself off prescription drugs.

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  • Size: 500g
  • Container: Kraft paper pouch.
  • Estimated shelf life: 2 years from purchase.
  • Storage: Store in a cool dry place. Keep out of reach of children. 

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Q - Can i take L-Arginine with Vitamin K2?
A - Yes, neither are hindered in taking together.

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