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Benefits of Alpha-Lipoic Acid

Alpha-lipoic acid also known as lipoic acid (LA) is a powerful antioxidant. It is both fat- and water soluble which means it can deliver it's antioxidant effect to any cell or tissue in the body. Lipoic acid has been documented to help with the following conditions:
  • reduce aging
  • decrease oxidative stress
  • improve memory
  • depression
  • alcoholism
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • prevent cataracts
  • diabetes
  • anti-inflammatory
  • neuroprotection
  • myocardial protection
  • hypertension
  • glaucoma
  • erectile dysfunction
Alpha-lipoic acid has no defined toxic level. The suggested dose for lipoic acid is minimum 100 mg ranging to 600mg depending on the health condition.
 
Info provided by: Townsend Letter, Thomas E. Levy, MD, JD
 
In good health,
Shana Burns, CN

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