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Recommended Doses of Malic Acid

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author image Lynda Lampert
Lynda Lampert began writing professionally in 2000 with the publishing of her romance novel, "My Lady Elizabeth." Her work has also appeared in the "Pittsburgh Tribune Review." Lampert obtained an associate's degree in nursing from Mercyhurst College Northeast.
Recommended Doses of Malic Acid
Apples are a rich souce of malic acid Photo Credit: Purestock/Purestock/Getty Images

Malic acid is a type of alphy hydroxy acid found naturally in all fruits and some vegetables. Malic acid preparations can also be purchased for oral and topical use. Individuals often use malic acid orally along with magnesium in order to ease the pain and tenderness associated with fibromyalgia. Another common use for malic acid is as a topical agent to treat various skin conditions. It is important to use careful consideration when it comes to the dose of malic acid used.

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Malic acid can help treat sun damage
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