What Is Liquid Arginine?

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L-Arginine is an amino acid that provides many health benefits to the human body. Liquid arginine is a liquid form of L-arginine. It helps produce nitric oxide, which improves blood flow and circulation. This amino acid also improves muscle development and increases the release of human growth hormones (HGH).

Arginine is naturally produced in the human body. This amino acid is essential for protein synthesis and muscle development. The body typically produces enough of this amino acid to make daily supplements unnecessary for an average person.

Liquid arginine is a supplement used to improve cardiovascular health. It relaxes blood vessels, making it easier for the heart to pump blood throughout the body. L-Arginine has been used for several decades in the treatment of chronic heart problems.

The typical dosage for liquid arginine is 1 to 5 grams per day. This should be taken on an empty stomach to ensure proper absorption. Amino acids can be used as a supplement for extended periods, provided the dosage remains below 5 grams per day.

Several foods contain this amino acid. The highest levels can be found in nuts, fish, soy, and poultry. When taking a daily supplement of liquid arginine, it is important to consider other foods that may include this amino acid. This will help to ensure proper daily dosage limits are not exceeded.


People who suffer from heart disease are often prescribed arginine supplements. Studies have shown that taking a daily supplement of arginine reduces coronary artery spasms associated with angina. This amino acid expands and relaxes the artery walls, which makes them less likely to constrict during emotional stress or physical activity.

It is possible to overdose on liquid arginine and people using this supplement should take precautions. The daily maximum should not exceed 9 grams. Excessive arginine can cause organ failure, which could lead to accidental death.

People who suffer from herpes should be careful when using liquid arginine. This amino acid can exacerbate outbreaks and herpes sore flare ups. This is typically attributed to the additional blood flow that makes it easier for the condition to expand. While arginine does not cause an outbreak, it can make it appear worse then normal.

Arginine does have a few side effects. These are mostly associated with lower blood pressure and stomach ailments. Liquid arginine increases blood flow through blood vessels, which will naturally reduce blood pressure. People taking blood pressure medicine should refrain from using this supplement.


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Post 5

Does anyone sell l-arginine and citrulline in 5000 mg liquid?

Post 4

How do I order liquid L arginine? I am based in Nigeria.

Post 3

@literally45-- My liquid l-arginine supplement tastes quite good. It's combined with carnitine and coenzyme Q10. I take it for improved mental function and it works. By the way, it's okay to mix it with juice.

Post 2

@literally45-- I've heard from several people that arginine works for high blood pressure but at higher doses. The downside to that is that there may be side effects at higher doses. So arginine may not be as great for high blood pressure patients as many sources claim. It can also raise blood sugar (sometimes arginine is converted to glucose in the body). So you have to be extra careful with arginine products if you also have diabetes.

I think that liquid arginine is a good supplement for energy and blood circulation. I usually take it before or after exercise so that I can put in more effort and also recover faster. The recommended dose on the bottle has been enough for me to experience these benefits. You might also want to try a different liquid arginine brand. Supplements are not regulated by the FDA so every product might not be of good quality.

Post 1

I have a hard time swallowing pills, so I bought l-arginine liquid instead. I was recommended l-arginine by a friend, he said that it helps lower his blood pressure. I also have high blood pressure so I wanted to give it a try.

I don't know if it takes time to see the results. I have been taking the supplement daily for a week but I haven't noticed much of a difference. Unfortunately, the liquid doesn't taste very good either, although it's not much of an issue when I sip on water or juice right afterward. I don't know if I should keep taking it, shouldn't it have worked already?

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