Origin: Naturally found in apples, pears, and wine. It can also be produced by the body which can bind to other compounds to form malate.
Also Known As:
Overview: Malic acid is a substance naturally found in apples and pears. It is considered an alpha-hydroxy acid. It is a dicarboxylic acid that is made by all living organisms, contributes to the sour taste of fruits, and is used as a food additive and a food supplement.
- Increasing collagen production
- Improving sports performance
- Reducing kidney stone formation
- Alleviating pain and tenderness in people with fibromyalgia
- Treating dry mouth