EDTA abbreviated form of Ethylene-diamine-tetra-acetic acid, which is colourless solid and water soluble at Ph 9. It is an aminopoly-carboxylic acid, which has its unique property of chelation because it has six binding sites, which can chelate metal ions such as Mg2+ and Ca2+. It works efficiently in removing any toxic metal contamination from blood.
Benefits of taking EDTA
Natural Sources of EDTAEDTA is an artificially synthesised chemical which is added to several beverages and foods to impart them specific flavour and proper colours. It is sometimes added to canned veggies, fruits and fishes, condiments like cheese and mayonnaise, sodas and soft drinks as well as to sweeteners, etc.
When should you take EDTA?You should not consume EDTA without your doctor’s advice since along with its effectiveness. It can also have detrimental effects too. In case of suffering from bad odour, you can use it while it is also effective for heart patients and people suffering from kidney stones, cholesterol, diabetes, etc.
When should you avoid EDTA?EDTA taking should be stopped if you notice some adverse effects after its consumption because it can also lead to kidney damage, fatigue or abnormal calcium levels in the blood. You must not consume it if you have problems regarding abnormal beating of heart.
Quantity to be takenThe standard amount for EDTA consumption is yet not declared properly, but recent studies have showed that it can be taken 2gm at a concentration of 2000mg per day or 1gm per day.