AOR was the first company in the world to provide a 95% pure R-lipoic acid, the most effective form of Lipoic Acid. Lipoic Acid plays a role as an antioxidant particularly in the mitochondria of the cells. Note: This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, nor should supplements be used as a substitute for a balanced diet. Not intended for pregnant/breastfeeding mothers or children under 18. Do not exceed the recommended dose.