Supplements that may help a person following a low oxalate diet:
Important for replenishing nitrous oxide that helps to reduce oxidative damage from oxalates.
Important for making bile acid taurocholate which limits absorption of oxalate. Take if stool turns yellow.
- Vitamin A
Important for helping to close the leaky gut and important as antioxidant.
- Vitamin E
Important as an antioxidant.
- Lipoic Acid (ALA)
Works for some, not for others; important antioxidant and can prevent some endogenous production of oxalate.
- NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine)
Important for restoring glutathione that gets depleted by oxalate. Sometimes there are negative reactions.
- Lipoceutical glutathione
Helps restore glutathione. It helps reduce metabolism of glycolate to oxalate. It helps behavior on diet (meltdowns) for some children. This is available at Wellness Pharmacy.
- Lemon juice
Helps with digestion when given before eating and may help balance pH issues when acidity is a problem.
Oxalate may cause histamine release so this counters that . Do not use an antihistamine formula that includes a decongestant.
- Thiamine and Magnesium
Important for keeping meat from being metabolized towards oxalate; helps in mitochondrion.
- Pantothenic acid or CoEnzyme A
Important to keep from making oxalate by glycolate cycle in microbes and us.
- Vitamin B6
Important for preventing metabolism of food to oxalate.
- Citrate (Calcium or Magnesium)
May prevent crystalization of oxalate and may help break down crystals already formed.
Important to take before meals to bind to oxalate and prevent its absorption. Timing is critical to this effect!
Can be depleted by oxalate and may help with constipation and may bind oxalate.
- Lipase or Ox Bile
May help if steatorrhea is leading to excess absorption of oxalate.
- Epsom Salts Baths
Can be calming. Occasionally may cause rashes but this may not be a bad thing, as it may be helping get rid of oxalate in the skin.
Sodium bicarbonate or Alka Seltzer Gold can help with behaviors.
May be depleted by oxalate. The response and need for zinc seems to change rapidly on diet: alter dose appropriately.
This site is for informational purposes only.
Please consult with a qualified medical
professional before making any dietary changes.