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What is L-Ornithine used for?


 In order to understand what L-Ornithine is,  this article is intended to inform the consumer.  L-ornithine is a non-essential amino acid.  It is considered non-essential because  it is produced by the body from the amino acid L-arginine. Ornithine is used by the body to make urea, which helps eliminate toxins in the body. Some natural sources for ornithine would be meat, fish, dairy and eggs.
BENEFITS OF L-Ornithine: 

There are many different reasons and uses of L-ornithine, however it is mainly used by Athletes since this is one of the few amino acids that cause a release in the growth hormone from the pituitary gland. Translation, this helps with muscle retention and growth, higher energy levels,  healthier skin, improved brain function and even elevated libido.

 It is no wonder this is also sometimes taken for its anti-aging effects! Another benefit in taking L-ornithine is for after surgery or for someone with a weak immune system, L-ornthine can help expidite the healing time, and helps with immune support!
 
HOW SHOULD L-Ornithine BE TAKEN?
·        L-Ornithine can be taken alone or in combination with L-Arginine which is said to help the effectiveness: LINK.
·         It is best to be taken at night because it is said that the most growth hormones is produced while we sleep.
·         It is recommended to take between 500 mg and 2 g daily on an empty stomach.
SIDE EFFECTS:
Currently there are no serious side effects in taking L-Ornithine.  However taking over 10 grams a day can cause nausea and diarrhea in some people.
KOSHER:
To ensure that you receive high quality and kosher certified kosher L-Ornithine visit us online at www.koshervitamins.com or call us at 800-645-1899.

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