L-Carnitine L-Tartrate

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing L-Carnitine L-Tartrate
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

L-Carnitine L-Tartrate Simple Report

  • Supplement: L-Carnitine L-Tartrate
  • Supplement Category: amino acid derivatives
  • Number of Products Containing L-Carnitine L-Tartrate: 66
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2.4 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 35 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 4
  • Number of Claims: 4
  • Effective Dosage Range: 2 grams per day

L-Carnitine L-Tartrate Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for l-carnitine l-tartrate is 2.4 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for l-carnitine l-tartrate as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for L-Carnitine L-Tartrate

There are 4 studies in the database on l-carnitine l-tartrate; the research rating is 35. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for l-carnitine l-tartrate as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing L-Carnitine L-Tartrate

Products Names Amount of L-Carnitine L-Tartrate
Alpha Burn 1g
R1 Lean 5 750mg
Intra Flight 2g
Vintage Blast 250mg
In-Game Energy 100mg
Full list of all 66 products containing L-Carnitine L-Tartrate.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase strength

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve recovery
reduce muscle damage
reduce muscle soreness


The Supplement Database includes 4 studies on l-carnitine l-tartrate dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 2 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for L-Carnitine L-Tartrate.


Title of Study
Effects of L-carnitine L-tartrate supplementation on muscle oxygenation responses to resistance exercise
l-Carnitine l-tartrate supplementation favorably affects biochemical markers of recovery from physical exertion in middle-aged men and women
L-Carnitine L-tartrate supplementation favorably affects markers of recovery from exercise stress
The effects of L-carnitine L-tartrate supplementation on hormonal responses to resistance exercise and recovery