L-ornithine is a growth hormone releasing amino acid.
The following doses are recommended for healthy male adults:
|100 to 140 pounds ||12 capsules |
|140 to 200 pounds ||18 capsules |
|over 200 pounds ||24 capsules |
For healthy female non-pregnant, non-lactating adults:
|under 120 pounds ||6 capsules |
|120 to 180 pounds ||12 capsules |
|over 180 pounds ||18 capsules |
Start with about 25% of your target quantity and increase it gradually over a period of a few days to minimize the occurrence of minor side effects such as nausea. When taking growth hormone releasing amino acids such as ornithine, it is recommended to take one to three grams choline and one to two grams pantothenic acid, vitamin B5.