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Super R-Lipoic Acid

  • 240 mg, 60 vegetarian capsules
  • Item # 01208
Best Seller

Super R-Lipoic Acid

  • 240 mg, 60 vegetarian capsules
  • Item # 01208

Best-selling protection against oxidative stress

Reap the youthful cellular energy benefits of our best-selling, highly bioavailable Super R-Lipoic Acid, a stable form of this powerful antioxidant.
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A regular daily supplement for me. Super antioxidant and great for energy.

Sunny, Los Angeles, CA

A great quality product. I take this as part of my antioxidant regimen.

John, CA

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Super R-Lipoic Acid

240 mg, 60 vegetarian capsules


$0.61/count | 30 - 60 Day Supply

What Is Super R-Lipoic Acid?

Published studies have shown the critical importance of lipoic acid in cellular energy maintenance, and our best-selling Super R-Lipoic Acid provides more of the active "R" form than conventional alpha-lipoic acid products.

The sodium salt of R-lipoic acid, which is the form used in Super R-Lipoic Acid, achieves 10-30 times higher peak blood levels than pure R-lipoic acid.

Super R-Lipoic Acid Benefits

  • Supports healthy mitochondrial function
  • Preserves youthful cellular energy
  • Helps protect against oxidative stress

Next Generation Antioxidant

Through dedicated research and development, a highly absorbable form of R-lipoic acid has been discovered, and it is an antioxidant powerhouse. Through an innovative process, the biologically active “R” form of lipoic acid is converted to sodium-R-lipoate, which in a human study, achieved higher peak blood levels than pure R-lipoic acid.

Super R-Lipoic Acid

Why Should I Supplement With Super R-Lipoic Acid?

Customer: Staying fit is important to me, but with work and a busy life, I worry about maintaining the energy levels I need to work and work out. I want to remain in peak form. What can I do to keep my energy levels going?

Michael A. Smith, MD: Based on numerous studies, Life Extension developed Super R-Lipoic Acid to help you preserve youthful cellular energy. It includes the active R form of lipoic acid, which is more bioavailable and stable.

Customer: On the Life Extension website, I learned that bioavailability is how quickly something ingested is introduced into the bloodstream and how much gets absorbed. Pretty cool.

Michael A. Smith, MD: And Super R-Lipoic Acid supports higher peak blood levels than standard R-lipoic acid.

Customer: Work has picked up and now I'm super busy, but since I added Super R-Lipoic to my routine, my energy is better than ever. I feel like I'm up for any challenge!

Dr. Michael A. Smith, MD: Director of Education and Spokesperson for Life Extension.

R-lipoic acid is a powerful antioxidant that supports healthy mitochondria, preserves youthful cellular energy and helps protect against oxidative stress.1

“R” Lipoic Acid is Biologically Active

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
  1. The FASEB Journal. 1999;13(2):411-418.
  2. Biochemical pharmacology. 1996;51(3):233-238.
  3. Biofactors. 2003;17(1‐4):207-213.
  4. Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic. 2007;12(4):343-51.

Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule

Amount Per Serving


30 mg

Bio-Enhanced® Stabilized Na-RALA sodium R-lipoate (providing 240 mg of R-Lipoic acid)

300 mg

Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule), vegetable stearate, silica.


Bio-Enhanced® is a registered trademark of GeroNova Research, Inc.

Dosage and Use
  • Take one (1) to two (2) capsules daily as tolerated, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
  • Take capsules at the same time, preferably on an empty stomach.

If you are taking glucose lowering medication, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.

  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.

To report a serious adverse event or obtain product information, contact 1-866-280-2852.

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