Amino acid L-Arginine chemical structure

L-Arginine Your “Anti-Aging miracle”

  • Produce nitric oxide
  • Aid immune responses
  • Fight fatigue
  • Sexual response
  • Vasodilation | aid hair growth | healthy skin | strong fingernails

Conditionally essential (during times of stress) Organic amino acid

It is a semi-essential amino acid serving as precursor for natural enzymes: Nitric Oxide, Agmatine, and Creatine. These natural enzymes service the body as Vasodilators, chemical messengers, signaling molecules, facilitating cellular respiration, urea cycle (removing toxins through urine), and sexual response. L-Arginine and these enzymes also create and are found in many other molecules and natural compounds throughout the body.

L-Arginine is also apart of molecules such as, Urea; and helps Polyamine. Molecules that aid healthy metabolism. L-Arginine helps living organisms stay healthy and functioning properly. While also helping protect skin (keratin, collagen, and elastin proteins) from photoaging. L-Arginine’s versatile abilities help support protein synthesis and the amino acid itself is found in many protein structures.
Also helping stimulate healthy hair growth by supporting strong blood flow to the roots of hair cells. L-Arginine is marked as conditionally essential if the body is under stress (oxidative, pathological, physiological, or adverse aging stress).

L-Arginine has been referred to as an “Anti Aging miracle”. In 1998 Robert F. Furchgott, Ferid Murad, and Louis Ignarro won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for their research on Nitric Oxide’s immense cardiovascular system benefits. Nitric Oxide being a product of L-Arginine inspired years of products and research on the health benefits of stimulating Nitric Oxide by using L-Arginine supplementation. L-Arginine supplementation studies have shown improved blood flow in many cardiovascular and circulatory conditions. Show moreHide Text...

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