Lithium is an essential micronutrient with some chemical properties similar to calcium and magnesium. It is present in all organs and tissues in the body. Lithium has a long history of clinical use for supporting healthy mood and behavior. Mechanisms for this involve promoting dopamine and serotonin neurotransmitter activity. Lithium also plays a role in gene expression of natural detoxification enzymes in the brain, including glutathione-s-transferase (GST). This offers important neuron antioxidant protection, which may also contribute to healthy spatial memory. Lithium may support healthy brain receptor function and brain signaling cascades to maintain healthy mental function. N-acetyl-cysteine is a precursor to glutathione, the major antioxidant in the brain, and is added to this formula for enhanced protection of brain cell membranes.
Lithium is an important element that plays a significant role in healthy mental function, including mood, emotion, memory and behavior.
Lithium (orotate) 5 mg.
Amount Per Serving
each vegetarian capsule contains:
- lithium (as lithium orotate)............................5 mg.
- n-acetyl-l-cysteine (free-form)....................200 mg.
- ascorbyl palmitate (fat-soluble vitamin C).......20 mg.
hypoallergenic plant fiber (cellulose), vegetarian capsule (cellulose, water)
1 capsule per day, with a meal, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Not to be taken by pregnant and lactating women. Not to be taken in conjunction with SSRIs or MAOIs unless advised by a health professional. Individuals with bipolar disorder and depression must be monitored closely by a health professional if taking this supplement. It is recommended that individuals taking this supplement have kidney function monitored regularly. Do not exceed the dose recommended by your health professional
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