Creatine monohydrate is a formulated supplementary sports food. This tub is full of an amino acid called Creapure ™ Creatine monohydrate. To find out what it does in the body; why your friend, naturopath or coach recommended it and to find out how much you should take; google it. Cut and paste this word “creatine monohydrate” into google, pubmed, infotrieve or any unbiased information database. Do your own independent research. Come back and buy ours because we worked really hard to get a really high quality, pure and clean form.