Wednesday, June 20, 2012


  • The organic compound citrulline is an α-amino acid. 
  • It is a key intermediate in the urea cycle, the pathway by which mammals excrete ammonia.
  • Generally, foods rich in citrulline are those high in protein including eggs, meat, fish, legumes, milk products and watermelon rinds (small amount in the meat).
  • The rind of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) is a good natural source of citrulline.
  • Citrulline Health Benefits :- Citrulline is essential for maintaining the correct nitrogen level, It regulates important metabolic processes, It helps maintain the acid-base balance in the body.
  • Therapeutic Dosages :-A typical dose of citrulline is 6–18 grams daily. It is commonly sold in the form of citrulline malate.

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