Vital Substances

L-ALANINE
Supports muscle enhancement and boosts energy. Regulates blood sugar. Supports the immune system and prostate.

L-ARGININE
Relaxes blood vessels and may help with erectile dysfunction. Lowers blood pressure. Supports endothelium health which may reduce the chance of heart attack or stroke.

L-ASPARAGINE
Supports brain development and function. Supports liver function. Regulates mood and the central nervous system.

L-CARNITINE
Supports muscle repair and regulates muscle pain. Use is effective in the following conditions: serious kidney disease, hyperthyroidism, male infertility, and myocardiditis (inflammation of the heart). Reduces memory issues in elderly people. Supports heart health. Supports weight loss and fat burning.

L-CYSTEINE
Antiaging properties. Supports immune function. Promotes detoxification from drug reactions and toxic chemicals. Increases male fertility. Balances blood sugar levels. Supports digestive health. Relieves symptoms of respiratory conditions. Helps to treat psychiatric disorders as well as addictions. Other uses include acne, angina, asthma, emphysema, colon cancer, and lung cancer.

L-GLUTAMINE
A building block of protein. Used for weight loss, fat burning, and building muscle. Treats leaky gut syndrome. Improves gastrointestinal issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulosis, and diverticulitis. Boosts brain health. Decreases muscle wasting. Improves athletic performance and exercise recovery. Suppresses insulin levels and stabilizes blood glucose.

GLUTAMIC ACID
Improves memory and focus. Boosts the immune system. Supports prostate health. Detoxes the body. Improves athletic performance. Supports digestive health.

GLUTAMATE
Acts as an important neurotransmitter in the brain. Supports growth and development of the brain. Supports cognitive functions, including learning and memory. Supports the “gut-brain connection”. Helps with bone formation and muscle tissue repair.

L-GLYCINE
Helps build lean muscle mass. Prevents muscle wasting. Supports the production of human growth hormone. Boosts mental performance and memory. Helps to prevent ischemic strokes and seizures. Protects skin from signs of aging or cellular mutations. Protects collagen in joints and reduces joint pain. Supports flexibility and range of motion. Regulates blood sugar. Improves sleep. Reduces inflammation. Supports digestive health. Reduces allergic and autoimmune reactions. Supports production of red blood cells. Helps control symptoms of mental disorders.

L-HISTIDINE
Supports the growth and creation of blood cells and tissue repair. Helps to maintain the protective covering over nerve cells (myelin sheath). The body metabolizes histidine into histamine, which is crucial for immunity, reproductive health, and digestion. Studies show that it may also lower BMI and insulin resistance in obese women and women with metabolic syndrome. Deficiency can cause anemia, and low blood levels appear to be more common among people with arthritis and kidney disease.

L-ISOLEUCINE
Lowers glucose. Decreases muscle damage and soreness. Reduces fatigue and boosts performance.

L-LEUCINE
Helps regulate blood sugar levels and aids the growth and repair of muscle and bone. It is also necessary for wound healing and the production of growth hormones. Deficiency can lead to skin rashes, hair loss, and fatigue.

L-LYSINE
Builds muscle; maintains bone strength, aids in recovery from injury or surgery, regulates hormones, antibodies, and enzymes. Possible antiviral effects.

L-METHIONINE
Along with cysteine, methionine supports the health and flexibility of skin, and hair, and the strength of nails. Supports proper absorption of selenium and zinc as well as the removal of heavy metals like lead and mercury.

L-ORNITHINE
Supports muscle strength and health. Supports liver detoxification by assisting with eliminating extra nitrogen and other waste such as ammonia. Stimulates liver tissue regeneration.

L-PHENYLALANINE
Used to treat vitiligo. Produces dopamine. Supports learning, memory, and emotion. May reduce symptoms of depression. May aid in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Relieves chronic pain. May promote weight loss.

L-PROLINE
Helps to heal wounds and repair skin. Supports digestive health. Helps to prevent joint pain. Supports the cardiovascular system. Supports healthy metabolism and fights inflammation. Supports toe formation of new collagen. Naturally prevents or treats cellulite. Treats leaky gut syndrome.

L-PYRROLYSINE
The largest naturally occurring amino acid.

L-SELENOCYSTEINE
Supports heavy metal removal. Boosts immunity. Supports healthy gut.

L-SELENOMETHIONINE
Supports healthy thyroid gland function, reproduction, DNA production, and protecting the body from infection. Supports healthy heart function. Supports cognitive function.

L-SERINE
Improves brain function. Fights fibromyalgia. Helps to relieve stress. Improves sleep. Boosts immune function.

L-TAURINE
Helps to maintain proper hydration and electrolyte balance in your cells. Helps to form bile salts for digestion. Regulates minerals such as calcium within cells. Supports the central nervous system and eyes. Regulates immune system and antioxidant function.

L-THREONINE
Supports healthy skin and teeth; is a component of tooth enamel, collagen, and elastin. Helps to aid fat metabolism and may benefit people with indigestion, anxiety, and mild depression.

L-TRYPTOPHANE
Produces melatonin in the brain (pineal gland), the gut, the retina, and immune cells. Improves sleep quality and helps with insomnia. May improve obstructive sleep apnea. Helps with PMS. Assists with smoking cessation. May reduce symptoms of depression. May reduce manic symptoms. May reduce appetite. Used for dementia. Increases exercise performance, likely due to increased pain tolerance.

L-TYROSINE
May boost cognition and alertness under stress or sleep deprivation. May improve mood. May increase thyroid hormones. May help with fibromyalgia. Used for patients with narcolepsy. Reduces addiction and substance withdrawal. May support weight loss.

L-VALINE
Essential for mental focus, muscle coordination, and emotional calm. Valine supplements are often used for muscle growth, tissue repair, and energy. Deficiency may cause insomnia and reduced mental function.

ALPHA-LINOLENIC ACID
Lowers cholesterol. Anti-asthmatic properties. Anti-inflammatory effects. Protection against breast cancer. Supports bone health. Benefits for pregnant women including a longer duration of gestation and greater birth weight.

LINOLEIC ACID
Supports heart health. Supports healthy brain function. Supports skin and hair health. Supports reproductive health. Boosts immune function. Protects bone density.

OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS
Reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety. Supports eye health and can reduce the risk of macular degeneration. Can promote brain health during pregnancy and early life. Supports heart health. Can reduce symptoms of ADHD in children. Can reduce symptoms of Metabolic Syndrome. Anti-inflammatory. Can fight autoimmune diseases, including type-1 diabetes, autoimmune diabetes, multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and psoriasis.  Can improve mental disorders. Can fight age-related mental decline and Alzheimer’s disease. May help prevent cancer. Can reduce asthma in children. Can reduce fat in your liver. May improve bone and joint health. Can alleviate menstrual pain. May improve sleep. Supports healthy skin.

MYRISTIC ACID
Used in the fragrance and beauty industry.

PALMITIC ACID
Supports cellular functions. Helps to heal skin issues including rash, irritation and redness, dryness, and insect bites.

GAMMA-LINOLENIC ACID
Anti-inflammatory. Fights cell damage and regulates pain as part of the healing process. Prevents or treats a variety of health conditions, including asthma; atherosclerosis; cancer; diabetic neuropathy; eczema; chronic fatigue syndrome; depression; high-cholesterol; menopause symptoms; metabolic syndrome; psoriasis; and rheumatoid arthritis.

LAURIC ACID
Strong antimicrobial and antiviral properties; helps to treat or prevent infections, viruses, digestive disorders, and chronic disease. Positive outcomes for treating herpes simplex virus (HSV), chronic yeast infections, and HIV/AIDS and has been shown to kill staphylococcus Aureus. Also controls infections like bronchitis, candida virus, sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea, genital warts caused by human papillomavirus (HPS) or chlamydia, and intestinal infections caused by parasites. Helps fight antibiotic resistance. Supports heart health. Supports healthy skin and fights acne. Correlated with health and longevity in traditional populations.

OMEGA-6 FATTY ACIDS
May reduce symptoms of nerve pain in people with diabetic neuropathy. May reduce symptoms of Rheumatoid arthritis and assist with related joint pain. May reduce symptoms of ADHD. Reduces blood pressure and supports heart health. Supports bone health.

OLEIC ACID
Lowers total cholesterol. Decreases blood pressure. Boosts mood and energy. Improves cognition. Anti-inflammatory properties. Improves response to insulin. May decrease obesity. Anti-aging benefits for your skin.

EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID
Lowers ADHD symptoms. Reduces symptoms of depression. Supports heart health. Reduces symptoms and inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis. Reduces hot flashes. Reduces menstrual cramping and pain. Reduces discomfort and sensitivity to cold for people with Raynaud syndrome. Reduces joint pain and fatigue from lupus. Positive effects have also been reported on kidney and lung disease, type-2 diabetes, anorexia nervosa, Crohn’s disease, burns, osteoporosis, and early stages of colorectal cancer.

DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID
Reduces heart disease risk. May improve ADHD. Reduces the risk of early preterm births. Anti-inflammatory properties that may reduce the risk of chronic diseases that are common with age, such as heart and gum disease, and improve autoimmune conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, which causes joint pain. Supports muscle recovery after exercise. Supports eye health and may specifically improve dry eyes and diabetic eye disease (retinopathy). Known to lower the risk of several cancers, including colorectal, pancreatic, breast, and prostate. May help prevent or slow Alzheimer’s disease. Lowers blood pressure and supports circulation. Aids normal brain and eye development in babies. Supports men’s reproductive health. May reduce symptoms of depression.

DIHOMO-GAMMA-LINOLENIC ACID
Anti-inflammatory. Fights cell damage and regulates pain as part of the healing process. Prevents or treats a variety of health conditions, including asthma; atherosclerosis; cancer; diabetic neuropathy; eczema; chronic fatigue syndrome; depression; high-cholesterol; menopause symptoms; metabolic syndrome; psoriasis; and rheumatoid arthritis.

ARACHIDONIC ACID
Improves intelligence in early neurological development. Shown to lower symptoms and slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Aids in the development of infants. Supports muscle health, liver health, and brain health. Treats parasites. Regulates glucose.

BORON
Relieves menstrual pain. Aids in wound healing. Supports bone health and helps to prevent arthritis. Enhances testosterone levels. Lowers plasma lipid levels. Can reduce fungal infections. Improves cognition.