The ingredients in Canine Renal Essentials were selected to help support kidney function in the following ways:
Active Ingredients Per Tablet:Astragalus (Root) powder - 120 mgAstragalus Root is an adaptogen that supports immune function and kidney circulation.Rehmannia glutinosa Root Extract - 100 mgRehmannia is a Chinese herb traditionally used as a blood tonic and to support urine flow. It is said to be the "kidney's own food." It is an adaptogen that supports kidney circulation as well as kidney and liver function.Nettle (Urtica dioica) Seed Extract - 100 mgNettle supports the immune system, circulation, detoxification functions and balanced fluid retention.Cordyceps sinensis Extract - 100 mgCordyceps is an adaptogen and antioxidant. It supports immune system function, energy production, removal of toxins and kidney function.Lecithin - 100 mgLecithin may help protect the kidneys from fatty build up.L-Arginine - 100 mgL-Arginine is an amino acid that supports kidney function and circulation.
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) - 40 mgDocosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) - 18 mgN,N-Dimethylglycine HCl (DMG) - 50 mgDMG, EPA and DHA support immune function, balance eicosanoid production and blood flow to the kidneys.Potassium (as Potassium Gluconate) - 16.5 mgPotassium is important for mineral balance and water absorption.Vitamin B1 - 8 mgVitamin B1 is an antioxidant that supports efficient kidney circulation and the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and proteins for proper energy production.Vitamin B2 - 8 mgVitamin B2 is found in the largest concentration in the liver, kidney and heart. It is an antioxidant that supports metabolic activity for optimal energy production and the removal of unwanted materials from the kidneys. The B vitamins together may help reduce oxalate problems in the kidney and decrease fluid retention. B vitamins are water-soluble and are not properly recycled in times of kidney stress or dysfunction and supplementation may be required.Inositol - 16 mgCholine - 8 mgCholine and Inositol are phospholipds that support reduced fluid retention.Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate) - 16 mgFolic Acid - 0.30 mgVitamin B12 (methylcobalamin) - 0.10 mgFolic Acid, DMG, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12 and Vitamin B6 help to support circulation, methylation and sulfuration pathways.Inactive Ingredients:brewers yeast, microcrystalline cellulose, silica, smoke flavor, stearic acid, vegetable stearate.
Directions For Use:Give 1 tablet per 30 lbs of body weight, daily. For dogs under 15 lbs, give 1/2 tablet daily.
If giving more than 1 tablet, divide between AM & PM.