L-Arginine is a type of amino acid that is commonly used for its heart benefits. It is naturally present in foods such as red meat, fish, poultry, wheatgerm, grain, nuts and seed and dairy, and is available as a supplement. It contains anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties. Benefits of L-Arginine include healing wounds, improves fertility, boost the immune system and balancing of hormones. It improves circulation, lowers blood pressure, prevents the common cold, prevents infection, detoxifies the body, reduces muscle pain, improves kidney and cognitive function. It can be used to treat conditions such as dementia, erectile dysfunction, coronary artery disease, chest pain, high blood pressure and congestive heart failure, preventing heart disease and attacks.
WARNING: Side effects may include abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea and gout. It is advised to consult a healthcare professional before usage.