How It Works
How to Use It
Most people would not benefit from ornithine supplementation. In human research involving ornithine, 5–10 grams are typically used per day, sometimes combined with arginine.
Where to Find It
As with amino acids in general, ornithine is predominantly found in meat, fish, dairy, and eggs. Western diets typically provide 5 grams per day. The body also produces ornithine.
Interactions with Supplements, Foods, & Other Compounds
Interactions with Medicines
Gastrointestinal distress has been reported with intakes over 10 grams of ornithine per day.
Last Review: 03-18-2015
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