Health Benefits

Vitamin E is a fat soluble, antioxidant important in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, cancer and aging as it prevents the cells and their membranes from destruction. Vitamin E Improves blood circulation necessary for tissue repair promotes normal blood clotting and reduces blood pressure.

Vitamin E also prevents Edema and Iron deficiency. It is essential for reproductive health – pre menstrual syndrome, fibrocystic disease of the breast, miscarriage, male and female infertility, male impotence and improves sperm production.

Vitamin E is beneficial to prevent bruising, excellent for blood, Skin and wound healing, ulcers, Kidney and Liver Damage, Dandruff and Headaches.

Therapeutic Uses

Aging, blood circulation, blood clotting, atherosclerosis, restless leg syndrome, Raynaud’s disease, hypertension, stroke, angina, anemia, sickle cell anemia, arthritis, cancer, premenstrual tension, menstrual problems, dysmenorrhea, intestinal cramps, endometriosis, menopause, mastalgia (painful and swollen breasts), infertility, impotence, sperm production, burns, autoimmune disease, infections, coeliac disease, colitis, heart burn, pancreatic insufficiency, pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis, cystic mastitis, epilepsy, wound healing, scars, acne, psoriasis, eczema, dry skin, seborrheic dermatitis, varicose veins, thrombosis, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, broncho pulmonary dysplasia, asthma, emphysema,
hay fever, respiratory tract infections, cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, gallstones, kidney stones, sinusitis.

Vitamin E offers protection from – radiation therapy, surgery and anaesthesia.

Antagonists: Easily destroyed by heat, light, and oxygen, mineral oil, inorganic iron, oral contraceptives (OCP), sulphates, margarines, polyunsaturated oils, processed and refined food and grains (milling of flour decreases Vitamin E by 80%), chlorinated water.

Dietary Sources

Starch Foods
Protein Foods
Herbal Source

A Guide to Vitamins Found Naturally in Food

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