Alpha lipoic acid is a fatty acid required in the body to produce the energy necessary for the normal functions of our body. Alpha-lipoic acid converts glucose (blood sugar) into energy. Supplementing with alpha-lipoic acid can help you rejuvenate your cells.
Alpha lipoic acid works in water and fats, unlike the more common antioxidants vitamins C and E, and it appears to be able to recycle antioxidants, like vitamin C, after they have been exhausted. This makes Alpha Lipoic Acid unique.