Zinc gluconate is a zinc salt of gluconic acid used as a source of zinc. 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 gluconate is one of the most common forms of zinc supplements. Our powder contains 14% zinc. Zinc gluconate may help 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.