Potassium is an essential mineral that is widely distributed among food sources, with especially high levels present in fruits and vegetables. Potassium is critical for the maintenance of normal whole-body and cellular fluid levels, as well as for the maintenance of acid-base balance.* It is also necessary for proper muscle contraction, the maintenance of healthy heart function, and for the transmission of nerve impulses.* Natural color variation may occur in this product. Take 1 tablet 1 to 5 times daily in separate servings. Take with food and at least 8 oz. of water or other beverage.