1. Description: Arginine is an amino acid that is necessary for the normal function of the pituitary gland. It can improve the immune response by stimulating the thymus gland, where disease fighting t-cells are stored.

2. Benefits: Arginine can increase our t-cells, which trigger the production of natural killer cells that can aid in the body’s defense against cancer. It can stimulate the release of human growth hormone. Arginine aids in the immune response and helps heal wounds. It also helps metabolize stored body fat and tones up muscle tissue. Arginine also promotes physical and mental awareness.

3. Fun Fact: Men, having some sexual dysfunction? Arginine has been used to enhance sexual performance by increasing blood flow to erections, as well as increase sperm count.