Significant research supports the cardiovascular benefits of L-arginine in promoting vascular health and blood flow.* L-arginine enhances nitric oxide production in the arteries, which in turn relaxes blood vessels and maintains healthy blood flow. Perfusia Plus combines sustained-release L-arginine with nutritional cofactors that enhance nitric oxide synthesis in the blood vessels (5-MTHF and ascorbic acid), in addition to antioxidants and botanicals that promote normal blood flow (R-lipoic acid, green tea extract, and resveratrol).*
Perfusia-SR is available for individuals who only want to supplement with L-arginine.
L-arginine is a semi-essential amino acid that is involved in multiple areas of human physiology and metabolism.* It has a significant effect on endocrine function and helps regulate the release of neurotransmitter chemicals, insulin, glucagon (which has the opposite effect of insulin; i.e., it raises blood sugar), and growth hormone.* However, one of L-arginine's most compelling contributions to human physiology is its role as a biological precursor of nitric oxide.* The lining of the arteries (the vascular endothelium) creates nitric oxide from L-arginine, resulting primarily in the relaxation of the blood vessels.* This process is important to maintaining good vascular health, heart health, reproductive health, and protection against oxidative damage.*
Maintaining the healthy vascular endothelium function depends on an adequate supply of L-arginine being available to these cells.* Without adequate L-arginine – and the subsequent production of nitric oxide – available to the vascular endothelium, arteries don’t optimally dilate, which results in less than optimal blood flow to the organs and extremities.*
A recent study demonstrated blood flow improvement after Perfusia supplementation in individuals who had less than optimum heart health.* In another study, after Perfusia was given to 29 healthy volunteers for one week, significant support for a healthy cardiovascular system was observed.*
Studies on Perfusia show increased blood flow to the heart muscle and the extremities, maintenance of already normal blood pressure, and improved vascular elasticity.*
In a large, double-blind clinical trial that studied male reproductive health issues, 1.6 grams of L-arginine given daily for six weeks resulted in improvements in reproductive health in men who previously had low nitric oxide metabolism.*
Like most amino acids, L-arginine is a building block for proteins; however, its presence also appears to support wound healing.* Numerous studies indicate L-arginine supplementation benefits wound healing time and tissue strength in and around a wound during the healing phase.*
Three Capsules Contain:
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 300 mg.
Folate (552 mcg as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate* from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)920 mcg DFE
L-Arginine* 1 g.
Green Tea Phytosome* (Camellia sinensis extract (leaf) / Phospholipid complex from Sunflower) 200 mg.
R-Lipoic Acid (as Sodium R-Lipoic Acid)* 50 mg.
Trans-Resveratrol 50 mg.
Other Ingredients: High and low viscosity hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (Time-Sorb®*), Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.
*This product uses Gnosis S.p.A.’s L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt (Quatrefolic®). Quatrefolic is a registered trademark of Gnosis S.p.A. *L-Arginine complexed with Time-Sorb®, a time-release matrix. *This product uses Indena S.p.A.’s green tea phytosome (Greenselect®). Greenselect is a registered trademark of Indena S.p.A. *This product uses GeroNova Research’s Bio-Enhanced® R-Lipoic
Acid. Bio-Enhanced is a registered trademark of GeroNova Research, Inc.
Take 3 capsules two times daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner. Servings Per Container: 60
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Individuals with a known herpes infection should not take L-arginine without also taking lysine, as L-arginine alone has been noted to cause herpes eruptions in susceptible individuals. L-arginine supplementation is contraindicated in a patient with hepatocellular carcinoma.