Promotes protection of skin and hair, prevents fatigue and aids the healing of wounds
Also known by the names of Pantothenic Acid or Vitamin W, Vitamin B5 is part of the group of water-soluble vitamins, i.e. those vitamins that cannot be accumulated in the body and must therefore be taken regularly through a varied and balanced diet to ensure the right intake. It is more or less abundant in most foodstuffs; the richest organic sources of Pantothenic Acid are legumes and offal
As one of the properties of Vitamin B5 or Pantothenic Acid is the prevention of skin ageing and wrinkles, it is used as an ingredient in many cosmetic products.
It plays a major role in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins and is involved in the synthesis of cholesterol and hormones.