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Alpha Lipoic Acid

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"I've use this product for over 12 years. My doctor recommended it to me. Everyone tells me I look so young for my age." ~product review by Janat

  • Offers protection above and beyond most other antioxidants

  • Neutralizes both water-soluble and fat-soluble free radicals

  • Recycles other antioxidants such as vitamins C and E

Maximize your antioxidant protection with Swanson Alpha Lipoic Acid! Often called "the universal antioxidant" because it neutralizes both water- soluble and fat-soluble free radicals, alpha lipoic acid also helps recycle other antioxidants like vitamins C and E, extending their usefulness in the body.

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Serving Size 1 Capsule

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Alpha-Lipoic Acid 100 mg *

*Daily Value not established.

Other ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose (plant fiber), gelatin, calcium laurate, silica.

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take one capsule one to two times per day with water.

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Swanson Premium Alpha Lipoic Acid Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Alpha Lipoic Acid 4.8 5 22 33
Alpha Lipoic Acid Good Alpha Lipoic Acid supplement that seems to help the immune system do it's job more effectively. February 6, 2014
satisfied purchases I very satisfied with thisproduct, it's all i expect it to be. August 18, 2013
Dependable Quality I take ALA as a generally useful anti-oxidant, and for skin health. I appreciate being able to purchase it in a moderate dose, at a good price, from a source I trust. August 10, 2013
Use with CoQ10 I am well and getting better/stronger. What more could I want that I can tell my wife about? June 27, 2013
Swanson Premium Alpha Lipoic Acid I purchased this for Stomach acids and found it caused me more harm than good. It gave me heart burn and I tried it several times but had to give up on it. Thanks but not this time. May 9, 2013
An important supp. at a great price. Love Swanson :) May 1, 2013
Product arrived in good shape. Supplement, along with others, seems to improve my energy and general health. April 27, 2013
Just Right I like this strength of Alpha Lipoic Acid as I can take it in smaller doses throughout the day. April 26, 2013
be careful lipoic acid can irritate mouth Don't chew capsule. Don't hold it in mouth long enough for the gelatine capsule to dissolve. Rather swallow it with a good gulp of water. September 15, 2012
Great Product My husband and I both take this product to promote liver health. Appears to be very effective March 30, 2012
Average I tried this product because the Swanson Ultra ALA was on back order and I didn't want to wait. This product seems to be the same but just diluted with more excipients. I prefer the Swanson Ultra 300mg. October 31, 2011
Amazing Price Im amazed at how cheap this price is. I've always found swanson's products to be good quality. April 10, 2011
Great Value Great quality and value for those who like taking Alpha Lipoic Acid daily. January 10, 2011
Great Antioxident You must remember ALA is not absorbed very good by the body. About 30% of it gets absorbed so up your dose. You can get the R version which is more expensive but also better absorbed. December 12, 2010
Keeping immune system up Works for me that alpha lipoic acid helps to keep my immune system up and is a complement to other vitamins. September 5, 2010
Amazing value The price per capsule is the lowest anywhere. It works better than the tablets I used before. April 16, 2010
An essential supplement I have regularly been taking 100mg daily of Alpha Lipoic acid for many years, and during this time, I have tried many brands of this supplement. Swanson Premium Alpha Lipoic Acid is an acceptable substitute to the higher-priced name brand varieties. However, I have noticed that the potency of this brand is not as effective as some other commercial products. Still, it is, on the whole, a good value for this essential nutrient. February 4, 2010
Great Stuff I've used the product for a good period of time and find it useful with price and availability the main benefits for choice. January 14, 2010
Alpha Lipoic Acid I've use this product for over 12 years. My doctor recommended it to me. Everyone tells me I look so young for my age. I'm 70 years old. Janat August 29, 2009
Brain booster I’ve been taking Swanson’s Alpha-lipoic acid with Acetyl-L-carnitine for a couple of years, because I read in a science magazine that clinical trails demonstrated that the combination seems to really improve memory in aging rats. A-lipoic acid may be a good way to fight cognitive decline in the aging. I take them both in middle of the day on an empty stomach. I have good recall and concentration, and want to continue to have them as I age! August 25, 2009
ALA is the Universal Antioxidant We love to take this supplement. It helps to detoxify the body. It is able to detoxify substances in the body that are water-soluble or fat-soluble. In doiing so, it helps protect the liver from becoming overloaded with toxins. August 12, 2009
Most protective supplement! Swanson's "Alpha Lipoic Acid" 100 mg. which I take 3 times daily has kept my heart strong and together with "CO-Q10" and "L-Carnitine" I have found this combination to be the best formula for more energy, and antioxidant activity available anywhere. July 22, 2009
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