L‐arginine is an amino acid that helps the body make proteins.
It can be obtained naturally in the diet and is also found in dietary supplement form.
L‐arginine also helps rid the body of ammonia (a waste product) and stimulates the release of insulin. In addition, your body uses arginine to make nitric oxide (a compound that relaxes the blood vessels).
The following are some examples of researched benefits and uses of Larginine:
growth hormone reserve test
reducing high blood pressure
correcting inborn errors of urea synthesis
treating heart disease
treating erectile dysfunction (ED)
easing inflammation of the digestive tract in premature infants
controlling blood sugar in people with diabetes
improve blood flow
heal wounds faster
improve kidney function for people with congestive heart failure