List of Essential Vitamins
Vitamin A or Retinol is useful in treating eye disorders, acne, skin disorders, and infections, as well as speeding up the healing process of wounds, preventing macular degeneration and cataracts and helps improve hair health.
Vitamin B1 or Thiamine can prevent heart diseases, indigestion, boost the body's metabolism, blood circulation, and brain development. Vitamin B2, B3 is essential for elderly patients who need extra nourishment for those of us with high risk of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
Vitamin B2 or Riboflavin helps treat cataracts, skin disorders, and anemia while improving the body’s metabolic activity, immunity, and nervous system.
Vitamin B3 or Niacin can reduce weakness, indigestion, skin disorders, migraines, heart disorders, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, diabetes and diarrhea.
Vitamin B5 or Pantothenic Acid can relieve stress, and treat arthritis, infections, skin disorders, graying of the hair, and high cholesterol levels.
Vitamin B6 or Pyridoxamine is useful in the treatment of diabetes, piles, convulsions, morning sickness, excessive menstrual bleeding, stress, insomnia and motion sickness.
Vitamin B7 or Biotin can treat skin disorders, improve the body’s metabolism, and boost hair health.
Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid is a very powerful tool against anemia, indigestion, sprue, abnormal brain growth, skin disorders, and gout while also increasing red blood cell formation. It is mainly associated with protecting against coronary heart diseases.
Vitamin B12 or Cyanocobalamin can reduce symptoms and side effects of anemia, smoking, pregnancy, liver disorders, kidney disorders, and mouth ulcers. When combined with adequate amounts of B6 and folic acid, B12 is essential in defending against various heart conditions, including strokes.
Vitamin C or Ascorbic Acid helps treat various eye disorders, cancer, scurvy, common cold, infection, diabetes, stress, high blood cholesterol, heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, kidney disorders, internal bleeding, piles, corneal ulcers, inflammation, and lead poisoning, while also boosting the immune system. In recent years, it has also been associated with the prevention of cognitive decline and cerebrovascular diseases. Vitamin C is one of the most powerful and essential antioxidants in our body.
Vitamin D treats rickets, arthritis, tooth decay, diabetes, and prevents osteoporosis. It is very beneficial for bone repair, boosting immunity, and lowering blood pressure. Vitamin D has been positively linked to preventing different types of cancers, and multiple sclerosis in patients suffering from osteoarthritis.
Vitamin E or Tocopherol is often used for skin care because of its anti aging properties, and as a way to improve blood circulation, and protect against heart diseases, sterility, and brain malfunction. It also gives relief from symptoms of menopause, painful menstrual cycles, and eye disorders.
Vitamin K is a very important vitamin that prevents internal bleeding, biliary obstruction, osteoporosis, excessive menstrual flow, and menstrual pain. Other benefits include its ability to improve blood clotting, bone metabolism, nerve signaling, and prevent atherosclerosis and kidney stones.