Vitamin B3 also known as Niacin, Nicotinic
Acid, Niacinamide and Nicotinamide.
Niacin is a water soluble vitamin that is part of the B-Complex family. Niacin is manufactured by the
body from Tryptophan when supplies of Vitamin B1, Vitamin
B2 and Vitamin B6 are
sufficient to maintain the process. Vitamin B3 is essential for the
synthesis of sex hormones (estrogen, progesterone, testosterone) as
well as cortisone, throxine and insulin. Necessary for healthy nervous
system and brain functions.
Aids in promoting a healthy digestive system,
alleviate gastrointestinal disturbances. Helps with healthier looking
skin, eases severity of migraine headaches and helps increase
circulation and reduce high blood pressure.
Recommended dosages are men 18 mg and women 13 mg but most supplements
use 100 mg. Please check labels. Doses larger the 200 mg can cause
flushing and blood pressure drop. Best used with a B - Complex and Vitamin C.