Liposomal Q10 is a form of coenzyme Q10 (also called ubiquinone) embedded in liposomes. Liposomes are tiny sacs made up of a double layer of phospholipids. Liposomal Q10 is sold as a dietary supplement and is said to have numerous health benefits.
Alleged effects of liposomal Q10
Numerous health benefits are attributed to liposomal Q10 :
- Improving cardiovascular health
- Improved physical performance
- Increased energy and endurance
- Improved skin health
- Improved immune function
- Improved brain function
Are the claimed effects of liposomal Q10 scientifically proven?
According to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), there is currently insufficient scientific evidence for most of the claimed effects of liposomal Q10 . The only claimed effect for which there is evidence is that it supports normal heart function.
According to the rules of the EFSA, only health-related claims may be made that are based on scientific knowledge. According to the current state of research, there is no scientific evidence for most of the claimed effects of liposomal Q10 .
Liposomal Q10 is a form of coenzyme Q10 that is embedded in liposomes and sold as a dietary supplement. It is claimed to have many health benefits, but there is currently insufficient scientific evidence to support most of these claims. The only effect for which there is evidence is that it supports normal heart function. Before taking Liposomal Q10 , you should ask your doctor if it is right for you.