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Alpha Lipoic Acid Powder

  • Chemical Name:Lipoic acid
  • CAS No.:62-46-4
  • MF:C8H14O2S2
  • MW:206.33
  • Purity:>98% or As customer requested
  • Solubility:Very slightly soluble in water and dimethylformamide, freely soluble in methanol.
  • Product Categories: Phytochemical;PHARMACEUTICALS;FINE Chemical & INTERMEDIATES; API; Pharma intermediates
  • Test method: HPLC


What is Alpha Lipoic Acid Powder?

Alpha lipoic acid powder is an antioxidant that can be produced by the body on its own and can also be found in foods. It is used to make energy and break down carbohydrates.

Red meat, vegetables like carrots, beets, spinach, broccoli, and potatoes all contain lipoic acid powder. Additionally, it is offered in supplements. Alpha-lipoic acid may protect the brain and be beneficial for certain liver diseases due to its antioxidant-like properties.

Alpha-lipoic acid powder is most frequently used to treat nerve pain in diabetics. It is also used for a variety of other conditions, including obesity, altitude sickness, aging skin, high blood cholesterol or other fat levels, and numerous other conditions. However, there is insufficient scientific evidence to support many of these other conditions.

Basic information

Product Name: Lipoic acid
Synonyms: (R)-LIPOIC ACID; thioderm; lipoec; tiobec; acido lipoico
CAS: 62-46-4
MF: C8H14O2S2
MW: 206.33
EINECS: 200-534-6
Product Categories: Phytochemical; standardized herbal extract;PHARMACEUTICALS;FINE Chemical & INTERMEDIATES;API;Pharma intermediates
Chemical Structure

Lipoic acid            

Chemical Properties


Melting point  48-52 °C(lit.)
Boiling point  315.2°C (rough estimate)
density  1.2888 (rough estimate)
refractive index  1.5200 (estimate)
Fp  >230 °F
solubility  Very slightly soluble in water, very soluble in dimethylformamide, freely soluble in methanol.
Usage And Synthesis     

Chemical Properties Thioctic acid, 6,8-dithiooctanoic acid
Uses hydrogen-transferring cofactor, potentiating anti-oxidant
The main functions of Alpha Lipoic Acid Powder 

Weight loss and alpha-lipoic acid

The effects of alpha-lipoic acid on weight loss have been studied in various ways.

Alpha lipoic acid powder and diabetes Diabetes affects more than 400 million adults worldwide, and research in animals suggests that it may decrease the activity of the enzyme AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK), which is located in your brain’s hypothalamus.

Uncontrolled diabetes is characterized by high blood sugar levels. This can lead to health issues like kidney failure, heart disease, and vision loss if left untreated.

Due to the fact that it has been shown to lower blood sugar levels in both animals and humans, alpha-lipoic acid powder has gained popularity as a potential treatment for diabetes.

May Combat Aging Signs:

Studies have shown that alpha-lipoic acid may combat aging signs.

May slow down memory loss

Memory loss is a common concern for seniors.

According to, oxidative stress-related damage is thought to be a major contributor to memory loss.

Studies have looked into alpha lipoic acid powder’s capacity to halt the progression of memory loss disorders like Alzheimer’s disease because it is a potent antioxidant.

Alpha-lipoic acid powder has been shown to help maintain healthy nerve function in research.

As a matter of fact, it’s been found to slow the movement of carpal passage condition in its beginning phases. A pinched nerve that causes numbness or tingling in the hand is the hallmark of this condition.

Reduces inflammation

 Inflammation that lasts a long time is linked to a number of diseases, including diabetes and cancer.

Technical Support & Resources

Information provided in the product description is from published literature. Due to the nature of scientific experimentation, your results (e.g., selectivity and effective concentrations) or specific application for this product may differ. If you have questions about how this product fits your application, please contact our technical support staff.

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