Health Benefits

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) is involved in more bodily functions than almost any other single nutrient and it affects both physical and mental health.

It is necessary for the production of hydrochloric acid and the absorption of protein and fats. It is needed to activate enzymes and aids in the absorption of Vitamin B12, promotes a healthy immune system and antibody production.

Vitamin B6 is required for normal brain function and synthesis of the nucleic acids RNA and DNA, that contains the genetic instructions for reproduction of all cells and for normal cellular growth.

Essential to prevent oedema and pre menstrual build up and normal brain and nerve function.

Vitamin B6 promotes red blood cell formation and balances sodium and potassium balance.

B6 helps protect against radiation and the effects of anaesthetics. It also protects against the formation of Kidney stones. B6 converts oxalic acid into a harmless form. Vitamin B6 protects mother and child in pregnancy. It is produced by healthy intestines.

Therapeutic Uses

Anemia, allergy, Crohn's disease, coeliac disease, hypoglycemia, asthma, autism, asthma, cancer, convulsions, headaches, nausea, flaky skin, sore tongue, vomiting, morning sickness, Infertility, dysmenorrhoea, premenstrual fluid retention, miscarriage prevention, preeclampsia, anorexia, arthritis, conjunctivitis, cracks & sores on the mouth and lips, tooth decay, mouth ulcers, impaired wound healing, depression, dizziness, fatigue, inflammations of mouth and gums, learning difficulties, impaired memory or memory loss, hair loss, hearing problems, numbness, oily facial skin, acne, stunted growth, tingling sensations, carpal tunnel syndrome, schizophrenia, mental retardation, Parkinson’s, elderly, liver disease, muscular disorder, radiation sickness, tinnitus.

Antagonists: Constipation, fasting, oral contraceptives (OCP), estrogen therapy, antidepressants, tobacco, radiation, pregnancy, lactation, coffee, narcotic drugs, diuretic and cortisone drugs, ageing, heart problems and alcohol.

Dietary Sources

Dried Fruit
Starch Foods
Protein Foods
Herbal Source

A Guide to Vitamins Found Naturally in Food

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