L-carnitine

Product name: L-Carnitine, L(-)-Carnitine
CAS NO.: 541-15-1
MF: C7H15NO3
MW: 161.2
EINECS: 208-768-0
Grade Standard: Medicine Grade
Appearance: white crystalline powder
Purity: 99%
Storage Temperature: 2-8°C
Melting Point: 210 – 212 ° C
L-Carnitine is an amino acid which has a role to play in the body’s fat metabolism process. L-Carnitine transports fatty acids to the mitochondria, which is where they are essentially burned as fuel. This amino acid naturally occurs, although it can also be biosynthesized from two other ones. In addition to being found in a wide range of foods, it is also commonly available as a dietary supplement.

L-Carnitine health benefits

Along with being used to turn fat into energy, L-Carnitine has other potential health benefits. One of the most frequent uses of this amino acid is for treatment of heart problems, and multiple clinical studies suggest that it may be of benefit for people with particular heart issues. Several suggested medical benefits may include items such as those below:

Blood sugar control in adult-onset diabetes
Brain-related benefits
Improved cognitive abilities, memory boost
Kidney disease situations
Lowering triglycerides
Mood enhancements
Natural antioxidant
Parkinson’s disease
Relief of angina symptoms

How to Take L-carnitine?

The standard dose for L-carnitine is between 500-2,000mg.

There are various forms of carnitine supplementation available. Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALCAR) is used for cognitive enhancement. L-Carnitine L-Tartrate (LCLT) is typically used for physical performance and power output. Glycine Propionyl L-Carnitine (GPLC) is used to alleviate intermittent claudication and blood flow issues.

300 mg – 500 mg when normally fatigued
750 mg bis 2,000 mg during fat loss
1,500 mg – 3,000 mg to improve the erection.

L-carnitine is supplemented daily.

The equivalent dosage range for other forms of L-carnitine are as follows: 630-2,500mg (ALCAR), 1,000-4,000mg (LCLT) and 1,000-4,000mg (GPLC).

Specification

Items Specification
Appearance white crystalline powder
Identification IR
Appearance of solution clear and colourless
Specific rotation(α)D 20 -29 o – -32 o
PH value 5.5-9.5
Moisture 1.0% max
Residue on lgnition 0.1% max
Cyanide absent
Lead 3ppm max
Mercury 0.1ppm max
Cadmium 1ppm max
Chloride 0.4% max
Heavy Metals 10ppm max
Potassium 0.2% max
Sodium 0.1% max
Arsenic 1ppm max
Residue acetone 0.1%max
Residue Ethanol 0.5%max
Assay 97-103%
Total Plate Count 1000cfu/g max
Yeast & Mold 100cfu/g max
E.Coli negative
Salmonella negative

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