L-Carnitine forms white crystals or a white crystalline powder.It has a slight characteristic odor. L-Carnitine is highly soluble in water, in alcohol, in alkaline solutions and in dilute mineral acids. It is practically insoluble in acetone or ethyol acetate.
L-Carnitine is regarded as vitamin BT. It can be used in food additive, it can treat muscle disease, help build muscle, protect against liver disease and diabetes, protect against kidney,and aid in dieting.