Essentials for the inside

Vitamin B8

Our vitamin B8 is D-Biotin, the only active natural form of vitamin B8, an organic, non-calorific substance essential for the metabolism.
Dose: 55 µg/capsule (0.05 mg)

Good for

Hair, nails and skin

Found in

Egg yolks, offal, mushrooms, spinach, milk, soya, oats, sprouted seeds, brewer's yeast, wholemeal bread, royal jelly

Benefits

Vitamin B8 is supplied in the diet and produced by the gut flora.

It helps:

  • with normal energy metabolism
  • with the normal functioning of the nervous system
  • in the metabolism of macronutrients
  • with normal mental functions
  • to maintain normal hair, skin and mucus membranes

Scientific evidence

A vitamin B8 deficiency is often linked to a reduced intake due to a diet or anorexia. It may cause the appearance of certain skin problems, hair loss, conjunctivitis or muscular cramps. When it is found, it is often linked to a reduced intake due to a diet or anorexia. It may cause the appearance of certain skin problems, hair loss, conjunctivitis or muscular cramps.

In sportspeople who overtrain, the appearance of fatigue, and coordination and sleep issues may be due to insufficient vitamin B8 intake, which should be confirmed as soon as possible so it can be corrected.

Vitamin B8 has no known undesirable side effects, even in the event of very high intakes. It is water-soluble and naturally eliminated through the urine, even in the event of excessive intakes.

The recommended daily dose is 50 µg (0.05 mg), and this need is normally met by a balanced diet.

Research by numbers

Number of studies
49
Alternative name
Vit B7 or Vit H
Discovered in
1942
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Orthomolecular medicine.

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