Zinc citrate is a salt of citric acid that can be used as a zinc supplement. Zinc is an essential nutrient and trace mineral that the body requires for normal function. Zinc is the second most abundant mineral in the body behind iron. Because Zinc is not produced by the body, we must get our Zinc from our diet. Zinc citrate helps support immune function, the heart, skin, eyes, and oral health.* It may also support male reproductive health and promote healthy mood.** 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.