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Viridian L-Arginine/ L-Ornithine

November 10, 2015

d9c81e016652b4b8e9b867cd8b73e839L-arginine is an amino acid with its primary metabolic role being within the urea cycle, the biochemical pathway that metabolises nitrogen and protein.


Cardiovascular Health -Arginine helps the arteries inner lining, called the endothelium, produce nitric oxide, which plays a role in the regulation of blood flow, and keeps the blood platelets free from clumping or aggregation.

Weight Control- arginine is required for insulin production, blood sugar control and appears to also inhibit fat absorption.

Wound Healing- arginine has been shown to improve wound healing in injured and stressed humans.

Fertility- arginine has been shown to increase sperm count and motility.

Erectile Dysfunction- l-arginine is required for the production of nitric oxide (NO) which is responsible for the male erection.The arteries supplying blood to the genitals depend on nitric oxide to allow them to relax and permit addictional blood flow.The drug Viagra also works through a mechanism that increases nitric oxide production in these arteries.

Cholesterol Lowering- the higher the arginine to lysine ratio the lower the cholesterol level.

Detoxification- supports urea and ammonia detoxification.

Growth Promoting-shown to elevate growth hormone and creatine synthesis.

Immune Boosting- arginine has been shown to stimulate the thymus gland.

Dosage Range- 500mg -6000mg daily

Potential applications: sports nutrition, exercise tolerance in cases of reduced blood flow, weight control, convalescence, recovery from surgery, sepsis and trauma,fertility and impotence,atherosclerosis,hypertension and angina. Not recommended in cases of schizophrenia or herpes infection.

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