Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) is a powerful antioxidant compound which has recently emerged as even more effective than other antioxidants due to its water and fat solubility and its ability to greatly potentiate the action of vitamin E and glutathione. Alpha Lipoic Acid or ALA is a natural antioxidant produced by the body and from the foods to consume. But only found in small quantities. ALA Helps maintain brain function in adults, prevents aging, and also improves memory, helps protect liver cells and helps the process of removing toxins from the body. ALA is believed to have antioxidant activity in water and lipid (lipid) environments.