Smart Ideas: Vitamins Revisited

A Guide to Vitamin B15

Out of all the vitamins available to us today, the most confusing one would be Vitamin B15; it’s known by other names such as DMG, Pangamic Acid and Calcium Pangamate You might have already heard of the at least one term for Vitamin B15 over the years. People would have heard of a different story regarding the vitamin if they lived in Europe or Russia; these are the places where Vitamin B15 was discovered. A handful of you might recall that it became a controversial vitamin back in the 1970’s because FDA banned it in the United States.

A fair warning for those that plan on doing a more detailed research regarding Vitamin B15, don’t trust everything you see online; a number of amateur blogs and even certain professional websites have mislabelled Vitamin B15. Certain websites claim that Vitamin B15 is Pangamic Acid, other assertively claim that it’s Calcium Pangamate instead. Certain websites also claim that Vitamin B15 is N, N dimethylglycine (DMG). Lastly, other websites use all the terms to indicate Vitamin B15; Calcium Pangamate, DMG and Pangamic Acid.

Here’s a brief explanations of each for clarification:

1. Pangamic Acid: an ester extracted from gluconic acid and dimethyglycine.
2. Calcium pangamate: is technically the calcium salt of the Pangamic Acid.
3. N, N Dimethyglycine (DMG): taken from amino acid glycine.

Surprisingly, even the geographical location plays a part in the definition of the Vitamin, because it will vary from a certain location compared to the next. Much like when Vitamin B15 is defined as Pangamic acid in the United States, while in Russia calcium Pangamate is synonymous with Vitamin B15.

A Handful of Benefits from Vitamin B15

-Enhances the oxygen utilisation of the body.

– Greatly improves the circulation of blood by the body.

-Improves the body’s immune response by enhancing the overall immune system.

-Helps in better hormone production.

-Improves the blood glucose levels of the user.

-Helps improve the liver detoxification of a person as well as the overall liver function.

-Plays the part of an effective anti-tumour, antiviral as well as antibacterial.

Dosage of Vitamin B15

This certain dosage of Vitamin B15 is considered as important in the overall metabolism of human physiology. Based on numerous research, a 125 mg to 2,500 mg dosage per day in divided doses is the most common amount. Vitamin B15 can also be take with meals and even on an empty stomach, there will be mo side effects but it’s still highly recommended to take them in between meals. Since Vitamin B15 easily breaks down and enters the body, you should divide the doses per day especially if your aiming for a high dosage.

Toxicity of Vitamin B15

People will general have a high tolerance for Vitamin B15; this is based on numerous research. Some people even go for 6,000 mg dosages a day and have experienced no complications, thus testifying to the safety of Vitamin B15.