"Gives me energy to perform my workouts and saw a rapid decrease in weight after only taking it for two weeks"

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L-carnitine may support metabolic health, insulin sensitivity and weight management in women with PCOS while being reported as safe and well-tolerated*
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  • Take as a flavourless, soluble powder - perfect for those who prefer drinking their vitamins instead of swallowing tablets!
  • A well-tolerated, safe supplement for women with PCOS while supporting metabolic and hormonal health*
  • Provides 1.5g of l-carnitine per serving
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Product Highlights

  • L-carnitine is virtually unmatched in its versatility for supporting hormonal health in women with and without PCOS*
  • Provides 1.5g of l-carnitine per serving of flavourless, soluble powder - perfect for those who prefer drinking their vitamins instead of swallowing!
  • Pairs well with our other vitamins, particularly Balance (Multivitamin)

L-carnitine, sometimes known as levocarnitine, is best known for its ability to help your body transform fats into usable energy. It's involved in the energy production process, making sure your cells' engines (mitochondria) burn those fats efficiently.

While your body can create L-carnitine on its own, some may need an extra boost, especially if you follow a vegan diet or face genetic challenges in producing enough. That's where supplements come in! For all of its hormone-related health benefits*, L-carnitine isn't talked about enough. Pair this with its versatility, and you have one of the most underrated vitamins out there.

Ingredients (per serve): N-acetyl L-carnitine (1.5g).

L-Carnitine may:

  • Improve insulin sensitivity in PCOS, helping to lower insulin resistance*
  • Support metabolic health by reducing cholesterol & triglycerides*
  • Positively affect body weight, body mass index (BMI), and body circumference*
  • Regulate menstrual cycles*
  • Reduce stress levels*
  • Safe whilst TTC
  • Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Safe
  • Vegetarian & Vegan Friendly

FDA & Product Disclaimer

*FDA regulations strictly prohibit the use of therapeutic or medical claims in conjunction with the sale of any product not approved by the FDA. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

*The information and products presented on this website are not intended as a substitute for the advice or medical care of a qualified physician. No action should be taken solely on its content. You should not use the information on this web site for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication or other treatment.

*Dietary supplements supplied by Health & Balance Vitamins Pty Ltd should always be consumed as part of a holistic plan that incorporates nutrition, exercise, stress management and quality sleep. We do not recommend using this product in the absence of the aforementioned lifestyle factors.

*This product is a dietary supplement.


Tauqir, S., Israr, M., Rauf, B., Malik, M. O., Habib, S. H., Shah, F. A., ... & Shah, M. (2021). Acetyl-L-carnitine ameliorates metabolic and endocrine alterations in women with PCOS: a double-blind randomized clinical trial. Advances in Therapy, 38(7), 3842-3856.

Sangouni, A. A., Pakravanfar, F., Ghadiri-Anari, A., Nadjarzadeh, A., Fallahzadeh, H., & Hosseinzadeh, M. (2022). The effect of L-carnitine supplementation on insulin resistance, sex hormone-binding globulin and lipid profile in overweight/obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized clinical trial. European Journal of Nutrition, 1-9.

Shukri, M. F. M., Norhayati, M. N., Badrin, S., & Kadir, A. A. (2022). Effects of L-carnitine supplementation for women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PeerJ, 10, e13992.

Celik, F., Kose, M., Yilmazer, M., Köken, G. N., Arioz, D. T., & Kanat Pektas, M. (2017). Plasma L-carnitine levels of obese and non-obese polycystic ovary syndrome patients. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 37(4), 476-479.

Salehpour, S., Nazari, L., Hoseini, S., Moghaddam, P. B., & Gachkar, L. (2019). Effects of L-carnitine on polycystic ovary syndrome. JBRA assisted reproduction, 23(4), 392.

Gong, Y., Jiang, T., He, H., Wang, Y., Wu, G. L., Shi, Y., ... & Li, J. (2023). Effects of carnitine on glucose and lipid metabolic profiles and fertility outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Clinical Endocrinology, 98(5), 682-691.

Liao, D., Liu, X., Yuan, X., Feng, P., Ouyang, Z., Liu, Y., & Li, C. (2022). Clinical evidence of the effects of carnitine supplementation on body weight, glycemic control and serum lipids in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Gynecological Endocrinology, 38(2), 110-115.

What is the recommended dosage?

Between 500mg -1500mg is the recommended dosage for L-carnitine

When is the best time to take L-carnitine?

Ideally taken about ½hr before a workout.

Does this contain caffeine?

No, l-carnitine is free from caffeine and a great non-stimulant alternative for energy.

Mix half a scoop in a liquid of your choice either 30 minutes before activity or in the morning.

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Kaytie A.
United States United States

They changed formulas

Unfortunately they changed the formulas for this and for Balance. The flavors are a lot different. But the worst part for me is, my cysts came back. I’ve been taking their supplements since 2021, and they always worked for me. Resolved my cysts, hormone levels, and periods. I cannot say the same now after taking these for 3 years! I do not know what’s going on but I miss the old Healthy PCOS formulas, even if it meant waiting for 2 weeks from Australia :( I never had an issue with those and they always worked so well for me.

United States United States

Taste is Horrible

It's nearly impossible to mask the taste of this. The taste is horrible. My daughter and I were both trying this product so I bought 2. It's just not worth trying to hide the taste.

Sarah A.
United States United States

You need it !

A must have.

United States United States

Tastes AWFUL!

The taste is so bad that it made me feel like I was ingesting some kind of chemical...very off putting. I took it once and couldn't continue. I was also turned off that they provide a scooper w/o the proper measurements....what's the point of that? Half a scoop?? Stop it! Just include a scooper w/ the proper dosage.

Maggie N.
United States United States

Not the same

Recently the formulation has changed on this product. The taste is now awful and it curdled my coffee. Putting it in tea wasn’t great either. Water is the only way to drink this now, and it’s still bad. The “half scoop” serving instructions made me do some math and saw that it was half a teaspoon. Not a big deal, but I cannot do the taste. Before the formulation change, the product had no taste. Even though I did see results with the former formulation, I will not be repurchasing this one. Had it for a little over a month now and have only used it a handful of times.