DL-malic acid powder is a type of dicarboxylic acid that is produced by all animals and is found in many sour fruits and vegetables. The name comes from the Latin word for apple, “malus,” as it was first isolated from apple juice in 1785. DL-malic acid powder is made from a combination of D-malic acid and the naturally occurring L-malic acid. Malic acid is commonly used in sour candies to give a sour, tart flavor. DL-malic acid powder is typically used by bodybuilders in conjunction with magnesium. It helps support the muscles during exercise and may help with postworkout muscle recovery.* It can help boost muscle energy and aids in detoxifying the body.* It also has a sour, tart flavor that can be used as a flavoring for foods.* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.