L-lysine, an essential amino acid, cannot be synthesized in the body. Vegetarians can be deficient in lysine because, while meat, poultry, and milk are rich sources of lysine, proteins in grains and cereals are typically low in lysine.
Adrenal cortex tissue extracts play a valuable role in supporting healthy adrenal glands - which helps maintain immune function and promotes a feeling of energy.* Glandulars also help support healthy cortisol levels.* Adrenal cortex provides adrenal cortex tissue for focused support and normal adrenal function.*
Taurine is the most abundant amino acid in the heart. Essential for healthy heart muscle function, taurine also supports optimal liver and gallbladder function and healthy vision.*
Potassium Citrate is a well-absorbed form of potassium.* In addition to its role in heart and skeletal muscle function, it also alkalinizes urine to support kidney and lower urinary tract health.*
Thorne's Melaton-3 supplies 3 mg of melatonin in each capsule. This potency is ideal for those individuals who may require a moderate amount of melatonin.
Echinacea angustifolia is well known in traditional botanical medicine for its benefit to the immune system.* Studies have demonstrated Echinacea's ability to activate natural killer (NK) cells and enhance the ability of other cell types to engulf foreign substances.*
Magnesium CitraMate helps address the typically magnesium-deficient American diet. It can benefit cardiac and lung function, support optimal muscle function, and maintain bone density.*
Chromium Picolinate provides the chromium often lacking in daily diets. Studies suggest chromium helps maintain already normal glucose levels and insulin sensitivity and can assist in weight management.*
In addition to aiding sleep, Rhodiola can enhance mood and decrease occasional episodes of worry and nervousness, allowing for more efficient functioning under stressful conditions.*
Trace Minerals contains cofactors in numerous enzymatic reactions. They are essential for proper hormone and neurotransmitter function.* Thorne Trace Minerals is formulated for optimal absorbability.*
Liver Cleanse is a potent combination of herbs that work synergistically to enhance the function of the liver and is specifically helpful during a comprehensive detoxification program.*
A unique combination of adaptogen botanicals and nutrients, Phytisone provides the nutritional support needed to optimize the adrenals' response to stress.* Astragalus membranaceus is used, typically in combination with ginseng, to promote energy and support immune function.*
Thorne's Melaton-5 supplies 5 mg of melatonin in each capsule, to accommodate the needs of individuals who desire to supplement with a higher amount.
Cortrex supplies a combination of adrenal glandulars and nutrients to support overall adrenal function and help maintain healthy cortisol levels.* Whole adrenal tissue and adrenal cortex provide a component to Cortrex specific for tonifying the adrenals.*