Zinc orotate is zinc bound with orotic acid, which may increase bioavailability. 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. This zinc orotate powder contains 15% zinc. Zinc orotate 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.