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Swanson Ultra

Alpha Lipoic Acid

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Alpha Lipoic Acid

Item: SWU190

  • Ultra-potent support for healthy glucose metabolism

  • Possesses quality antioxidant properties that rejuvenate other antioxidants

  • Great metabolic support for those on special diets

300 mg 120 Caps
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  • Ultra-potent support for healthy glucose metabolism

  • Possesses quality antioxidant properties that rejuvenate other antioxidants

  • Great metabolic support for those on special diets

For high-powered antioxidant protection and effective metabolic support, our ultra-potent 300 mg alpha lipoic acid capsules are an excellent choice. A powerful free radical fighter that enhances the activity of other antioxidants like vitamins C and E, alpha lipoic acid can be especially helpful for promoting healthy carbohydrate metabolism for people on restricted diets.


Q: Does this product contain only the R isomer?
A: It is a blend of both R and S isomers.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 Capsule

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Alpha-Lipoic Acid 300 mg *

*Daily Value not established.

Other ingredients: Gelatin, calcium laurate, microcrystalline cellulose (plant fiber), silica.

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

Relative Size

Printable Size Guide

Shipping Weight

.21 lbs

Swanson Ultra Alpha Lipoic Acid Reviews

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 126 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by it works for me I've been using this product for several years and itseems to be doing the job swanson says it does. October 17, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by All of my other supps seem to work better! Happy to be taking this one - FINALLY! I really thought I was doing everything right with respect to my well being & good health! Well, I was missing this one for sure! I really do feel more energized, probably because of the combination of supps that I take! Just thankful my friend recommended this one! Look this one up for yourself! Thanks again Swanson! July 13, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by great product Great product. Won't do without February 23, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by One of my Favorites! This is one of my Favorite products because it's MY belief that it makes many of the other things I take to be more potent - that is, I believe that my body uses the other things more effectively. I choose the 300 mg so that I take 1 in AM with morning vits/mins/herbs, and I take 1 in PM with evening vitgs/mins/herbs. I prefer that, rather than taking 1 600 mg capsule at 1 point in the day. September 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent for immune system I've been using ALA from Swanson for years - helps the whole system from lungs to liver. Thank You July 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Alpha Lipoic Acid I have been taking this for quite a while now. I have read many things about it and I think it is worth it for me to take it. July 10, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by the best enzymes ever For a month I am using this product and combined With one of your good or best product it helped my Gastrointestinal tract to the max . I could eat anything I love with no problem . Thank you for your good product with such a nice price. February 22, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Broken capsules There are many broken capsules. When you tilt the bottle to get a capsule, lot of white powder spills in the hand. February 13, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Swanson's Alpha Lipoic Acid GREAT supplement, antioxidant and detox! I take it with L-Glutathione (also available here at Swanson), for a one-two Detox punch. It can be pricey, but.... just wait for the sale or when it's on BOGO and stock up! November 5, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by inadequate quality control Many of the pills in each bottle do not contain the full 300 mg of alpha lipoic acid September 18, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by great value very effective and valuable for anybody doing cleanse, detoxification or for every day support to replenish your body. I recommend it to many of our friends, the price is great and easy to take. September 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Alpha Lipoic Acid I'm not sure what to expect from this that would be noticeable, hence the lower effectiveness rating. Otherwise, a good deal. August 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by great antioxidant if you want to delay the effects of aging, this is a great supplement to take. i'm 72 years old and i can still perform very well at a physically demanding industrial housekeeping job. that's thanks to this product which i've been takiing for 2 decades. May 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Important supplement We have been taking this product for many years. An important companion to CoQ10. April 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by good for the brain I don't think there's any way to measure what Alpha Lipoic Acid is doing, if so I'd like to know. My rating is based on trust having read literature over many years and enough confidence in Swanson. Given that it's not too expensive, has little chance of negative side-effects, and due to the science, I put it high on the list of supplements to take regularly. Taking it with acetyl-l-carnitine does seem to give a mental boost for me. February 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Better energy I take ALA as one of 3 supplements to support my liver. It is not advertised as something that affects energy, but it did mine; the extra energy was a big surprise. January 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by all time favorite I love it and taking it have a smile on my face knowing how much it dies for me , and I feel great afterwords. Thank you. January 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good for me I was glad to find this product at a reasonable price as I feel it is important for me to take. January 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ALA Review Since there is no control group, it is difficult to definitively evaluate a product but it does appear tlo be supporting other supplements as it is intended to do. December 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by excellent value My Husband's cardiologist recommended he take Alpha Lipoic Acid. This product is very good at a very fair price. September 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Antioxident I have used ALA and L-Carnitine together for over two years, and have felt noticeably better. After researching these two supplements, I learned they reportedly work synergistically to boost the antioxident levels in your system, may improve cardiovascular health, and may improve memory. I take 300 mg of ALA and 500 mg of L-Carnitine twice daily, and can certainly feel an improvement. You may need to take the ALA with food, since the acidity may cause indigestion if taken on an empty stomach. September 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by great product great price My specialist recommended this supplement and once I found it at swanson was very impressed with both the quality and the price, It's one my daily supps and I don't think I could find it anywhere else at this rate. ALA is good for a number of bodily functions and instead of suggesting why one would take it, will just say it's good quality if you decide to supplement with it. August 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Alpha Lipoic Acid I was deficient in this area and quickly recovered from the deficiency by means of this product. August 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product At my age I try to get all the help I can to stay healthy. I try to follow Dr. Oz advise, and this is a great supplement to accomplish my goal. I wouldn't be without it August 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amazing product Can't imagine life without Alpha Lipoic Acid. My family uses this as did I before I found the timed release version which I prefer. We think of it as our anti-ageing pill. It is considered an anti-oxidant and free-radical scavenger. It neutralizes potentially harmfull substances and converts glucose into energy. It has so many benefits that I never want to be without it. July 4, 2013
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