Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) Powder

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What is Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA)?

Alpha Lipoic Acid is an organic compound found in a wide range of foods. It helps cells convert nutrients into energy has antioxidant effects. ALA assists in creating energy from various proteins, fats and carbohydrates.

ALA can increase production levels of glutathione which helps protect cellular structure and supports the immune system and the liver.

ALA helps facilitate the Krebs cycle, which is the body's process for turning sugars & carbohydrates into useable energy.


ALA has antioxidant properties that support overall health and may assist in reducing inflammation. It is believed to help with muscle recovery and improve athletic performance. ALA also supports the cardiovascular system and may be able to promote healthy blood sugar levels. It supports brain health and promotes healthy skin, and ALA can even effect metabolism to help support healthy weight in already healthy individuals when taken in conjunction with a healthy diet & exercise. 

  • Has antioxidant properties
  • May assist in reducing inflammation
  • Supports the cardiovascular system
  • May help promote healthy blood sugar levels
  • Supports brain health
  • Promotes healthy skin
  • Helps to support healthy weight in already healthy individuals
Supplement Facts
Serving size: 600 milligrams
Serving per container: *
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value**
Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA)... 600mg *
* Daily Value not established.
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet


Sugar, soy, dairy, yeast, gluten, corn and additives.

As a dietary supplement, take 600 mg one to two times daily, or as directed by a physician.

Serving Size & Timing

It is recommended that ALA be taken at a dose of 600 mg once or twice daily with meals, depending on the intended effect. It is best not to take too much at once, as this might cause imbalanced levels of ALA.


This pharmaceutical grade of ALA has no extra additives in it of any kind and is vegan and vegetarian friendly. ALA will remain stable provided that certain storage conditions are met. Keep in a tightly sealed container and away from direct sunlight and hot temperatures. We strongly recommend refrigerating upon arrival.

Note: Bulksupplements is not responsible for any clumping or discoloration that may occur if this product is not properly stored. Do not leave packages in the heat.


Due to the natural acidity of the powder, supplementation of ALA or R-ALA may cause some acid reflux or mild discomfort. This symptom can be eased by taking this product with food, dairy or in capsules.

There are few side effects associated with use of ALA. However, diabetics should consult their physician before use, as this supplement has the potential to lower blood sugar. ALA can also interfere with medications used to treat under- and over-active thyroid conditions. Women who are pregnant or nursing should not take this product, and those who drink excessive amounts of alcohol are encouraged to supplement Thiamine in tandem with ALA, as there may be a shortage.


While ALA is fat soluble on its own, because of the unpleasant taste associated with it, it is best to take it in capsule form or mixed into a shake or juice with an appropriate concentration of ALA and ALCAR combined.

Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALCAR) is another form of antioxidant that is naturally produced by the body. In conjunction with ALA, it is known to help to speed up brain functions and heighten mental acuity. For this reason, they are usually found to be blended together in products. ALCAR and ALA together can help speed up the transfer of glucose to muscle greatly, and this blend can also help to increase the utilization of fatty acids and energy production at a cellular level.


There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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I've used ALA for its antioxidant capability and now using it for blood sugar control and potential neuropathy. Need more time to judge it for its effectiveness on the latter two but I'm very satisfied with this product. Use capsules to take this. I'm impressed and happy with BS with each order.


Good product but...

needs to be put in capsules. do not recommend mixing with liquid and drinking. doesn't mix well and sticks to back of your throat and very grainy. buy some capsules if your going to use this product


ALA for blood sugar

Thus far I am very impressed. Although I have taken ALA in the past, the bulk supplements product has been superior in quality & potency.


Alpha Lipoic Acid

Alpha Lipoic acid has begun to move obstructions from joints, allowing more mobility and reducing discomfort, for which I am buoyant with gratitude. Thank you Bulk Supplements. Five stars for purity and service. Respectfully, Katherine


ALA for mercury detoxification

I am thrilled to be able to get a bulk powder of Alpha Lipoic acid. I use it for mercury detoxification according to the Andy Cutler protocol. It requires a scale to measure out dosages for every four hour intervals and empty capsules to fill. After getting a system to do this, I find it easy to use the bulk powder and much more economical than pre-made capsules.

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