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L-Ornithine 500 mg - 120 Caps
  • Fitness Amino Acid
  • Supports Vascular Health
  • Healthy Protein Metabolism

L-Ornithine is a non-essential amino acid that is an important intermediate in the urea cycle, functioning along with Arginine to rid the body of amonia, a byproduct of protein metabolism.  Both Ornithine and Arginine are known to support the production of Nitric Oxide (NO).  NO plays a fundamental role in vascular function and blood flow.  Ornithine therefore, not only supports detoxification pathways, but also supports NO production and a healthy cardiovascular system.

L-Ornithine is an amino acid that has been used by fitness enthusiasts for years. L-ornithine is crucial for removal of bodily wastes, and this amino acid may help boost your energy level and provide your body with other significant benefits. Your kidneys convert ornithine into arginine, another amino acid that benefits your body in several ways.

Arginine is a precursor for a compound called nitric oxide, which helps dilate your blood vessels when you require extra blood to your tissues. Arginine also helps your muscle cells produce creatine, a compound they need to contract. Research suggests that consuming extra ornithine can help promote physical strength and endurance. L-Ornithine is able to improve the immune system's response to bacteria, viruses and tumor cells in addition to detoxifying the body of ammonia deposits.

L-Ornithine is the most potent amino acid ever studied for stimulating the production and release of Human Growth Hormone from the pituitary gland. HGH is a powerful rejuvenator and its use has the potential to reverse aging by up to 10 to 20 years. Studies of L-Ornithine have shown the ability to regenerate the thymus gland, liver, and heart tissue, enhance muscle growth, and support the immune system.

L-Ornithine is best taken at bedtime to enhance the natural peak release of Growth Hormone that occurs 90 minutes after falling asleep, which may also improve sleep quality. L-Ornithine helps burn excess fat by releasing growth hormones.  It also helps detoxify the body and promote lean muscle growth.  It is benefits like these that have encouraged many athletes and body builders to take L-Ornithine supplements to enhance their strength and body composition. It also encourages healthy liver function, and is often used in the treatment of cirrhosis of the liver.

Nutrition Info
Serving Size 3 Capsules -Servings Per Container 40
 Amount Per Serving 
L-Ornithine (from L-Ornithine Hydrochloride)  1.5 g (1500 mg)   

Serving Size:  3 Capsules
Servings Per Container:  40

Suggested Usage:  As a dietary supplement, take 3 capsules with juice or water on an empty stomach before exercise and at bedtime.  Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® L-Arginine, L-Citrulline and B-6.

Other Ingredients:  Gelatin (capsule), Rice Flour and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).
Contains no:  sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.

 Item#: 0122
Manufacturer SKU: 733739001221

 Ornithine is a non-essential amino acid that plays a central role in the urea cycle, functioning along with Arginine and Citrulline to rid the body of ammonia, a byproduct of protein metabolism.* Because Ornithine is converted into Arginine, it can help to maintain healthy Arginine levels in the body.* Ornithine can also be converted into other amino acids, such as citrulline, proline, and glutamate, as well as creatine, an important muscular energy source


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