L-Histidine supplies 500 mg of amino acid in each capsule.
L-Histidine may be a useful dietary adjunct for individuals wishing to supplement with this amino acid.
Each serving contains:
L-Histidine HCl - 500 mg
Other ingredients: Cellulose, gelatin (capsule), vegetable stearate, and magnesium silicate.
As a dietary supplement, adults take 1 capsule daily or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Amino acids have many functions in the body. They are the building blocks for all body proteins—structural proteins that build muscle, connective tissues, bones and other structures, and functional proteins in the form of thousands of metabolically active enzymes. Amino acids provide the body with the nitrogen that is essential for growth and maintenance of all tissues and structures.
Proteins and amino acids also serve as a source of energy, providing about 4 calories per gram. Aside from these general functions, individual amino acids also have specific functions in many aspects of human physiology and biochemistry. Amino acids serve as precursors for many nitrogenous substances. These include heme, purines, pyrimidines, hormones, and neuro-transmitters, including biologically active peptides. In addition, many proteins contain amino acids that have been modified for a specific function, e.g., calcium binding or collagen cross-linking. L-Histidine is thought to play important roles in proper joint, neurological and cardiovascular support.