Origin: Combining gluconic acid with cupric oxide or basic cupric carbonate
Also Known As:
copper(2+) ion bis((2R,3S,4R,5R)-2,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxyhexanoate)
Overview: Copper gluconate is an odorless crystal or powder with a light blue or blue-green color. It is obtained through combining cupric oxide or basic cupric carbinate with gluconic acid. As a dietary supplement, it is used to treat copper deficiency in individuals.
Common Dosage: 2 mg taken once daily