Health Benefits

PABA is essential for Healthy Skin and Hair and a Natural Sunscreen. It is often used in some sunscreen products.

PABA is a water soluble ‘B’ group vitamin with antioxidant properties that is required regularly from the diet to protect against sunburn, skin cancer as it acts as a coenzyme in the breakdown and utilisation of protein which assists in the formation of red blood cells.

PABA also balances and maintains healthy intestinal bacteria (flora). PABA is essential for the synthesis of Folic acid, which combines in preventing such problems as skin pigment disorders and fading hair colour. If graying of the hair has been caused by stress or nutritional deficiency PABA may help restore hair to its original color.

PABA is essential for protection against secondhand smoke, ozone and other air pollutants.

It also reduces inflammation and enhances flexibility, important for arthritic conditions.

Deficiency of PABA may lead to depression, irritability, fatigue, nervousness, gastrointestinal disorders, graying of the hair and patchy areas of white skin (vitiligo).

Therapeutic Uses

Gastro-Intestinal health, constipation, body odor, alopecia, hair loss, grey hair, skin cancer, scleroderma, vitiligo, eczema, dermatitis, fatigue, arthritis, female infertility, Peyronie's disease.

Antagonist: Drugs, sulpha drugs, antibiotics, alcohol.

Dietary Sources

Starch Foods
Protein Foods

A Guide to Vitamins Found Naturally in Food

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