Coenzyme Q10 (COQ10) Powder

Coenzyme Q10 is an antioxidant substance known as a quinone, a water-insoluble compound involved in energy production and maintaining immune health.

 

Key Features

  • Promotes immune system health*
  • Vegan friendly*
  • Non-GMO*

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Description

Directions

Serving Size & Timing

The suggested serving size of Coenzyme Q10 is anywhere from 50mg to 200mg once daily, depending on intended effect. There are individuals with specific health conditions that may benefit from taking higher dosages too, but this possibility should be discussed with a physician. Roughly, 1/32 teaspoon is equivalent to 50mg, thus making 1/8 teaspoon about 200mg. Because serving sizes are so small, however, it may be best to measure this product with an accurate gram scale to get the best effects. No person should exceed the maximum limit of 800mg per day.

There are some medications that intrinsically cause a reduction in the body’s overall Coenzyme Q10 content. These include statins (such as Lipitor), anything derived from fibric acid (such as Lopid), beta blockers (such as Toprol) and antidepressants containing Tricyclin (such as Elavil). Thus, anyone that is on a course of any of these types of medications should consult a doctor before use.

Nutritional Information

Supplement Facts

Serving size: 200 milligrams
Serving per container: *

Amount Per Serving % Daily Value**
Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone) 200mg *
* Daily Value not established.
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet

INGREDIENTS & FURTHER INFORMATION

CONCENTRATION OF COENZYME Q10

There are no fillers or additives that have been applied to this product.

COENZYME Q10 SIDE EFFECTS

In the USA, Coenzyme Q10 is considered a natural supplement. However, in many other countries, it is considered a prescription drug due to its potency. Coenzyme Q10 can be found in many different products such as gel capsules, skin creams and tablets.

Coenzyme Q10 is considered nontoxic and typically results in no serious side effects. However, it has been known to interact with other drugs, particularly blood pressure medication. Anyone that is on blood thinners and is considering taking this supplement should consult a medical professional beforehand.

TIPS

Coenzyme Q10 has hydrophobic properties, making it a challenge for the body to successfully absorb. It is best to allow the powder to absorb into fatty foods or oils before consumption. Good substitutes include olive oil, peanut butter and especially coconut oil. There are also gel caps that can be purchased, which include Coenzyme Q10 that has been pre-dissolved in oil. However, this is not always considered as effective.

As a small tip, it might be beneficial to dissolve about 25 grams of Coenzyme Q10 in about 16 fluid ounces of coconut oil at a time, and then save this mixture for later. It can be used as a spread once it cools, or it can be applied in many other ways. Do not take more than one teaspoon of this mixture per day. If used sparingly, this technique could last up to 6 months.

Coenzyme Q10 requires special storage due to its high susceptibility to oxidation. If it is left in contact with the air for too long, it will begin to turn colors from bright orange to dull brown, losing its potency. Even if kept in airtight containers, it will eventually be broken down if the container is accessed on a daily basis. This makes the coconut oil dissolving option the most effective method for preservation of Coenzyme Q10, as coconut oil contains antioxidants which help to preserve the Coenzyme Q10.

This product comes with resealable bags which must be sealed once again immediately after use. There should be as little air as possible present in the bag of Coenzyme Q10 powder when it is fully sealed. Also, it is best not to keep more than 25g of Coenzyme Q10 in a single bag.

RESTRICTIONS

Due to varying import regulations, not all of our supplements are available to international customers. This product is restricted for sale in the following countries:

Norway

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