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Alpha-lipoic acid consists of two different forms (isomers) that have vastly different properties. The R form is the biologically active component (native to the body) that is responsible for lipoic acid’s phenomenal antioxidant effect. The S form is produced from chemical manufacture and is not very biologically active. Alpha-lipoic acid supplements typically consist of the R and S form in a 50/50 ratio. That means a 100 mg alpha-lipoic acid supplement is providing 50 mg of the biologically active R form.
The human body normally produces and uses the R form of lipoic acid. This active form, R-lipoic acid, significantly supports healthy inflammatory response1-3, is a potent free-radical scavenger and has been shown to be more potent than the combined “R” and “S” forms that ordinarily comprise alpha-lipoic acid supplements.4-11
Serving Size 1 capsule
Servings Per Container 60
R-alpha Lipoic Acid (thioctic acid)
Other Ingredients: Cellulose (capsule shell), cellulose, magnesium stearate, stearic acid, silica.
Does not contain: Yeast, corn, wheat, soy, gluten, milk, sugar, preservatives or artificial color.
Adults take one capsule daily with food or as directed by a health care professional. As a reminder, discuss the supplements and medications that you take with your health care providers.
Not for use by pregnant or nursing women. If you are diabetic or hypoglycemic, taking medication or planning a surgery, consult your doctor before using this product. If any adverse reactions occur, stop taking the product and consult your doctor.