Taurine is a sulfur containing amino acid that is produced from cysteine in the body. It is one of the most abundant amino acid in body and is found in the muscles and nervous system. Taurine participates in many metabolic processes and is involved in glucose uptake. As such, it helps energy production, improve athletic performance. Taurine is concentrated in parts of the body that have the most electrical activity, for example, the eye, brain and heart. It is the most abundant amino acid in the heart, helping to regulate contraction and pumping action of the heart muscle. Additionally, taurine may support healthy blood pressure, LDL, and triglyceride level as well. It is vital to the regulation of sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium. Taurine is considered a neurotransmitter and may therefore support a healthy mood. General use amount: For adults, to take 1/4 teaspoon of this powder (about 1 gram) with water or juice daily. Or do your own research for proper amount of your desired purpose, and your use purpose. Warnings: The above description is for informational purpose, not as healthcare professional advice. Please read the whole description carefully before you take this amino acid. Please consult your doctor and/or pharmacist before you take this amino acid. Pregnant or lactating women, people with diabetics, hypoglycemics, and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs, should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior to starting any supplementation program. Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.