- MFG # 00038
- UPC # 737870038153
L-arginine is a semi-essential amino acid involved in numerous areas of human biochemistry‚ including ammonia detoxification‚ hormone secretion‚ and immune modulation. Arginine is also well known as a precursor to nitric oxide (NO)‚ a key component of endothelial-derived relaxing factor‚ an endogenous messenger molecule involved in a variety of endothelium-dependent physiological effects in the cardiovascular system.
L-ornithine is a metabolite of arginine in the body‚ formed as a byproduct of the action of the arginase enzyme on arginine. L-arginine is required for the body to synthesize nitric oxide‚ which enables the arterial system to retain its youthful elasticity. Nitric oxide also helps to produce endothelial relaxation factor‚ which is needed by the arterial system to expand and contract with each heartbeat.
L-arginine may also help stimulate the immune system.
Surgical or traumatic injury greatly increases the body’s need for L-arginine‚ a key building block to maintaining healthy tissue and bone. L-ornithine may also be used for this purpose.
Some studies suggest a combination of arginine and ornithine appear to stimulate growth hormone (GH) based on the increase in strength and muscle mass that was produced while intensely working out. Other research evidences ornithine’s ability to stimulate GH release. Another study showed a combination of ornithine with acetyl-L-carnitine enhanced the GH release feedback loop. However‚ studies suggest that low doses of L-arginine and/or L-ornithine are unlikely to effect GH release. A minimum dose of L-arginine to promote GH release is probably 250 mg/kg of body weight.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size 1 level teaspoon (3 g)
Servings Per Container 50
Amount Per Serving
L-Arginine hydrochloride 2.25 g
L-Ornithine hydrochloride 750 mg
Other ingredients: none.
This product contains NO milk‚ egg‚ fish‚ peanuts‚ crustacean shellfish (lobster‚ crab‚ shrimp)‚ soybeans‚ tree nuts‚ wheat‚ yeast‚ gluten‚ corn‚ or rice. Contains NO sugar‚ and no artificial sweeteners‚ flavors‚ colors‚ or preservatives.
Take one level teaspoon on an empty stomach‚ or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
L-arginine free base powder can be mixed with water or juice. However‚ it is alkaline and some people find that mixing ascorbic acid with it produces a more pH neutral and palatable drink.
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 like nausea.
If you have diabetes and/or significant kidney or liver disease‚ please consult with your healthcare practitioner before using this product.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- GMO Free
- Made In The Usa
- Milk Free
- Egg Free
- Fish Free
- Peanut Free
- Tree Nuts Free
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
- Gluten Free
- Corn Free
- Rice Free
- Sugar Free
- Artificial Color Free
- Artificial Flavor Free
- Artificial Sweetener Free
- Preservative Free
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Overall Rating for Arginine Ornithine Powder 150 Grams
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from Sacramento, CA
Started taking Arginine Ornithine Powder when I started working out more often. I can tell a difference in muscle tone when taking this.
Dissolves easily no taste
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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