L-Carnitine IPH

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L-Carnitine is a naturally occurring amino acid derivative that supports energy production, fat metabolism, and exercise performance in the body.

Original price was: R300.Current price is: R270.

Quantity
SKU: IPH019

Description

L-Carnitine is a naturally occurring compound essential for energy metabolism. It plays a crucial role in transporting fatty acids into the mitochondria, where they are oxidized to generate ATP, the body’s primary energy currency. This process is vital for maintaining energy production, especially during periods of increased physical activity or metabolic demand.

Produced endogenously in the liver and kidneys from the amino acids lysine and methionine, L-Carnitine is also obtained from dietary sources such as meat, fish, poultry, and dairy products. Additionally, it is available in supplement form. The primary function of L-Carnitine is to facilitate the transport of long-chain fatty acids across the mitochondrial membrane, where they undergo beta-oxidation to produce energy. This process is particularly important in tissues with high energy demands, such as skeletal and cardiac muscles, where fatty acids serve as a major fuel source.

L-Carnitine’s role in energy metabolism has led to its widespread use as a dietary supplement, particularly in sports and fitness communities. Athletes often take L-Carnitine supplements to enhance fat metabolism, improve exercise performance, and reduce fatigue. However, scientific evidence supporting these claims is mixed, with some studies suggesting modest benefits in certain populations, while others show no significant effects.
Beyond its role in energy metabolism, L-Carnitine has been investigated for its potential therapeutic applications in various health conditions. For example, it has been studied for its cardioprotective effects, as some research suggests it may improve cardiac function, reduce oxidative stress, and enhance exercise tolerance in individuals with heart disease.

Furthermore, L-Carnitine has been explored for its potential benefits in conditions such as diabetes, cognitive decline, and fertility issues, although more research is needed to confirm these effects definitively.

While L-Carnitine is generally considered safe when used as directed, excessive supplementation may lead to adverse effects such as gastrointestinal discomfort, nausea, and diarrhea. Individuals with certain medical conditions, such as kidney disease or primary carnitine deficiency, should consult a healthcare professional before taking L-Carnitine supplements.

Additional information

Chemical Composition

L-Carnitine

Strength

500mg

Pack Size

50ml Vial

Laboratory

iPharma

Dosage Instructions

1ml – 3ml twice per week

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I live outside of South Africa, can I place an order?
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I live in South Africa, how much does shipping cost?
Shipping from our Anabolics ZA site is only R 150 nationwide!

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