Pure Encapsulations R-Lipoic Acid offers support for nerves, blood, energy and the metabolism. Facilitating proper metabolic processes is essential when it comes to generating energy for your body. Without a well-functioning metabolism, the food we eat would not be converted into the energy we use every day. R-Lipoic Acid capsules from Douglas Labs may be able to help with these processes and more. Recommended use: 1 capsule, 1-2 times daily, with meals, or as directed by a healthcare professional.