Liposomal supplements use liposomes to improve the absorption and bioavailability of the supplement. Liposomes are tiny, spherical vesicles made from phospholipids, the same type of molecules that make up cell membranes.
Fact: The word liposome comes from the Greek words ‘lipo’ (fat) and ‘soma’ (body)
Liposomal supplements are encased in pockets of fat cells named liposomes; these are essentially tiny bubbles that are very much like our own cell membranes.
When a nutrient is encapsulated within a liposome, it becomes more stable and better protected from the harsh environment of the digestive system. This allows the nutrient to pass more easily through the stomach and intestines and enter the bloodstream, increasing its absorption and effectiveness.
Some experts and biohackers believe liposomal supplements are particularly beneficial for supplements with poor bioavailability or easily degraded in the gastrointestinal tract, such as vitamin C, CoQ10, curcumin, and quercetin, with Liposomal delivery these supplements (and many others) can offer enhanced absorption and improved overall health benefits.« Back to Glossary Index