Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5)
Solgar Pantothenic acid or Vitamin B5. 550mg, as D-pantothenate, calcium. Adrenal, immune & allergy support. Vitamin B5 , a very important member of the B complex, is commonly deficient in modern diets, as it is easily destroyed by refining or cooking. Adequate intake of Vitamin B5 is important for the body to maintain healthy adrenal function, mood, immune, histamine and inflammation management. Suitable for vegans. Sugar, salt, starch gluten, wheat, dairy, soy and yeast free. 50 Vegetable capsules
RRP $32.90, healthy.co.nz price $26.50.
Size50 Vegetable Capsules
Deficiency symptoms include: reduced immunity to some infections; vomiting; restlessness; abdominal pains; burning feet; muscle cramps; and upper respiratory infections.
Deficiency may lead to skin disorders, adrenal exhaustion, hypoglycaemia, and may occur when the body lacks the intestinal flora needed to synthesise pantothenic acid.
Beneficial Effects are: useful for bone and joint disorders; defence against stress and fatigue and helps build antibodies for infection fighting. Boosts energy, improves athletic performance, speeds wound healing.
As a supplement for adults, one capsule daily preferably with a meal. We always recommend taking an individual b vitamin such as this, in conjunction with a Vitamin B Complex.
Pantothenic acid or Vitamin B5 is part of on of the Vitamin B complex family and is water soluble. It occurs in all living cells and is widely distributed in yeasts, mould, bacteria and individual cells of all animals and plants. It is synthesised in the body by the bacterial flora of the intestines. There is a close correlation between pantothenic acid tissue levels and the functioning of the adrenal cortex. It stimulates the adrenal glands hormones important for healthy skin and nerves. It also participates in the release of energy from carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Medicinal uses include its use in bone and joint disorders, poor digestion, poor immunity and to help defend against the effects of stress. It may help boost energy, improve athletic performance and speed wound healing.
Each capsule contains: Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5) 550mg, as d-Ca pantothenate. Vegetable shell capsule: Hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose. Anti caking agents: silicon dioxide, vegetable magnesium stearate. Free of: Gluten, wheat, dairy, soy, yeast, preservative, sweeteners, artificial flavours or colours.
Keep out of reach of children