• Vitamin B5 or pantothenic acid helps in cell building, maintaining normal growth and development of the central nervous system.
  • It stimulates the adrenal glands and increases the production of cortisone and other adrenal hormones.

  • It is essential for conversion of fatty and sugar to energy.
  • It also helps guard against most physical and mental stresses and toxins and increases vitality.

  • The main sources of this vitamin are whole grain bread and cereals, green vegetables, peas, beans, peanuts and egg yolk.
  • It can be synthesized in the body by intestinal bacteria.

  • A deficiency can cause chronic fatigue, hypoglycemia, greying and loss of hair, mental depression, stomach disorders, and blood and skin disorders.
  • The minimum daily requirement of this vitamin has not been established, but is estimated to be between 30 and 50 mg a day.

  • The usual therapeutic doses are 50 to 200 mg.
  • In some studies, 1,000 mg or more were given daily for six months without side effects.
  • It is useful in the treatment of insomnia, low blood pressure and hypoglycemia or low blood sugar.


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