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GHR Essentials

Item:  SWC047

  • Helps maintain a healthy release of growth hormone*

  • Delivers a combination of vitamins and amino acids that encourage the release of this hormone for health and vitality*

  • Features arginine, ornithine, AlphaSize and more

120 Caps
Caps Size: 00

MSRP $22.99
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Supplement Facts

Serving Size 2 Capsule

Servings Per Container 60

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Vitamin C USP (as ascorbic acid) 100 mg 111%
Vitamin B-6 USP(as pyridoxine HCl) 16.6 mg 976%
L-Arginine Base 620 mg *
L-OrnithineAlpha-Ketoglutarate (OKG) 350 mg *
L-Ornithine HCl 230 mg *
Glycine 230 mg *
L-Lysine HCl 120 mg *
Standardized Mucuna pruriens Extract 25 mg *
AlphaSize® Alpha-Glyceryl Phosphoryl Choline (alpha-GPC) (from soy lecithin) 10 mg *

*Daily Value not established.

Other ingredients: Gelatin, dicalcium phosphate dihydrate, magnesium stearate, silica, dextrin, magnesium silicate.

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take before bedtime or before exercise on an empty stomach, as indicated below. Start with one third of your target recommended amount and gradually increase to the capsule count listed.

Under 120 lbs—take 2 capsules per day

121-180 lbs—take 4 capsules per day

181 lbs and over—take 6 capsules per day

WARNING: This product is not intended for use by pregnant or lactating women, children, diabetics or persons with herpes or forms of psychosis. Do not use if you are taking an MAO inhibitor. Consult your physician before use if you are being treated for hypertension, cardiac or pulmonary disease, or if you are taking products which contain L-dopa.

AlphaSize® is a registered trademark of Chemi Nutraceuticals, Inc.

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.36 lbs

  • Helps maintain a healthy release of growth hormone*

  • Delivers a combination of vitamins and amino acids that encourage the release of this hormone for health and vitality*

  • Features arginine, ornithine, AlphaSize and more

Swanson GHR Essentials is designed to help maintain a healthy release of growth hormone, a substance with many important biochemical influences throughout the body.* As we age, our body's production of growth hormone stays the same, but its release into the bloodstream slows. GHR Essentials features a blend of beneficial vitamins, herbs and amino acids, including l-arginine, l-ornithine and l-lysine.

Swanson Condition Specific Formulas GHR Essentials Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

GHR Essentials is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 75.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from More energy and stamina I play senior softball (over 60) year round, four days per week. I like this product because I feel it gives me more energy both playing softball and at the gym. It is also a better price than similar supplements that are on the market.
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product is great This product has worked great for me, I have recommended this product to other friends and encourage them to purchase my thought Swanson.
Date published: 2016-09-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Revitilizer for Aging Bodies I have been using GHR for over a year. First thing I noticed was a weight loss of about a pound per week. This is not a weight loss supplement, but I lost about 15 pounds in 3 months, then stabilized. Second thing was a slight darkening of my hair. Thirdly, I gained stamina in exercise and an overall feeling of well being, libido. I am pleased with my results and continue to take. The only negative for me was a slight nervousness during the loading stage.
Date published: 2015-09-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Been on this for sometime. Don't feel any different and swanson's deals are not that great anymore; understandable. Started this when they had it on BOGO, what? some years ago? Nowadays, all the bogo's, web specials are for products that are not that popular. I know as I hv been buying from swanson for years. Popular products that used to go on bogo have not made an appearance in a long, long time. I take these even though it hasn't done anything that I can see or feel just for the heck of it.
Date published: 2015-06-08
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Nothing :( 3 months and I give up. Moreover, I get the same, and more quantity, of the Amino Acids in my whey protein.
Date published: 2015-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from awful aftertaste I have bought this before and do not recall it having an awful aftertaste. The last bottle I does leave such in your mouth. I'm hesitant to buy it again, as I personally can't stand the taste/odor.
Date published: 2014-11-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from An added benefit I have been using Growth Hormone Releaser products since the first GHR 15 powder. The original formulation was changed adding a near overdose of B vitamins which negated the good night sleep that I had enjoyed. The Swanson distributed product is high in B4 but seems balanced, giving a good night sleep and good vitality through the day.
Date published: 2014-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy weight loss!!! My first order of GHR was 11/13 and almost 5 months later I have lost about 24 lbs without drastic changes to my lifestyle. Being in my mid 40's I was starting to gain weight by just thinking about eating, :0( and I'm not the type of person who likes going to the gym. I tried a few other supplements like thyroid support and apple cider vinegar tabs, but these did not give me any results. After seeing an ad for a similar product elsewhere and reading about the benefits, I thought that maybe I could find it here at Swanson. I was glad to see they carried it and amazed at the price, a fraction of the one I saw advertised. Thanks Swanson for an awesome deal on a great product!!!
Date published: 2014-04-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not sure yet. I take so many supplements, I can't really say if this is doing me any good. I will try another bottle and maybe can make a better judgment then. I haven't had any negative effects, so I will see.
Date published: 2014-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Create an upward spiral! I loved being young and beautiful. I took joy in all of the springy, strong,flexible jumps, twists and turns I could do. I truly enjoyed having a bright mind that could take agile leaps creatively or logically from point to point. I was a fount of ideas and energy that I thought would go on forever. I concede to time that we must surrender but if I can bargain, even a little, I will, and I believe I should. It sounds like keeping our telemores from getting tattered is foundational to this endeavor. This quest is kind of complex but part of it includes increasing our bodies production of HGH. I am currently using my third bottle of this Swanson's HGH Releaser and will say that my sleep quality improves during use,including more vivid dreams. Sleep is one of the times that our pituitary secretes HGH. When we get a good night's sleep we build more muscle, produce hormones that help us fight fat; we awake feeling more energetic making us more likely to do something else that promotes HGH production-EXERCISE!!! Another benefit of improved sleep quality is feeling more alert and creative. I can't say that I have lost weight due to consuming this product but I do believe this product helps me sleep better putting me on an upward spiral like the one I just described. Life is a lot more fun on the upward spiral!!!
Date published: 2013-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superior Product I have been using this product for quite some time. It does work. Give me more energy and stamina. Seems to make my hair grow and keeps my weight under control. I had open heart surgery and asked my doctor if I could keep taking this supplement and he said yes, so that was a very positive statement. The doctor's wife takes a similar supplement, of course, much more expensive, and when I looked at the ingredients in hers, the ones in Swanson supplements were so similar. Again, Swanson shows their competitiveness and quality.
Date published: 2013-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product Finally my husband and I have found something that really works. I have more energy and feel great. This product really works and I would recommend this to anyone at any age.
Date published: 2013-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes! My friend and I tried this product at the same time to compare notes. We both notice more energy, firmer skin and muscles with a slight slendering of belly and waist. Others noticed it as well. At 43, I look great and feel sexy. Needless to say, we bought more. It's worth it!
Date published: 2013-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good supplement to take to increase your HGH... I take this supplement before I exercise on an empty stomach and another supplement before I go to bed to increase my human growth hormone level. The supplement works for me and I feel good taking it. Try it and see if it is for you to.
Date published: 2013-11-13
Date published: 2013-10-31
Rated 2 out of 5 by from to earrly to tell, its my 1st month trying this product.
Date published: 2013-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sleeping better than I have in years! I haven't been on this long enough to know how it works for GH releasing, but I'm young enough that it should work (44) so I'm giving it a few months for that. But what I have seen is an enormous improvement in my sleep. I've been doing melatonin and the Peak ATP at night, which both help. But when I added this I started sleeping through the night and sleeping deeply. I love this stuff and the value is incredible.
Date published: 2013-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Far So Good I just started taking GHR Essentials last week. I had been doing tons of research on increasing HGH levels the "natural" way. So after looking at tons of ingredients and reading tons of info and feedback, I decided that Swanson had the best products for the best price. I did experience restless sleep for about 4 days. On the 5th day I slept like a baby and have been sleeping better ever since. I also have notices that my mood is more elevated and that I do have more energy. It does have a slightly pungent taste when you swallow it but that doesn't really bother me.
Date published: 2013-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Age defying! I haven't been using this product very long but I believe my skin is tightening and, based on what others have told me, I look forward to being the recipient of its other BENEFITS!
Date published: 2013-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I have been using this product for over a year now. It has helped me with my endurance during workouts. I did notice that a few months after I started taking it that my face and waist thinned out quite a bit. I did not notice that it helped me to sleep better but I take it first thing in the morning before my workout.
Date published: 2013-07-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Did not work well for me I was so excited about this product. I bought two bottles-one for me and one for my husband. I took it faithfully for 3 weeks or so and started getting terrible hot flashes. I had started getting them approx 8 months ago then found an herbal supplement that took care of them. This product seemed to interfere with the other supplement. I have stopped taking this and am now back to being as cool as a cucumber.
Date published: 2013-07-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I am sleeping better since taking GHR Essesntials
Date published: 2013-07-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Couldn't see much difference I'm a 25 year old male and decided to try this out to help with lean muscle. I'm not sure if it's because of my age, but I didn't see much difference while taking these pills. The price is great, so I may try another cycle to see if there is a difference. However, for me, there just wasn't much noticeable difference while using this product. But great reviews on here and great price, so could be a great product for others.
Date published: 2013-06-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Value Is a great product for the price. I will purchase again and again.
Date published: 2013-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product I have been using this for over a year and it definitely seems to allow me to workout more intensely. I only use it on days when I lift (every other day) about 30 min before workout after not eating for at least 2 hrs. I think it probably gives me a leaner body also. I should probably use daily and would have even better results. Capsules are easy to take also.
Date published: 2013-04-14
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