Vitamin A:

Vitamin A is one of the most important vitamins we need. It has many roles to play in our biological universe.


  • Prevents night blindness and other eye problems
  • Prevents some skin disorders as acne
  • Enhances immunity
  • Helps heel gastrointestinal ulcers
  • Needed for the maintenance and repair of epithelial tissues which form the skin and mucous membranes
  • Important for the formation of the bones and teeth
  • Helps fat storage
  • Protects against colds, flu and infections of the kidney, bladder, lung and mucous membranes
  • Antioxidant protecting the cells against cancer and other diseases and is necessary for new cell growth
  • Guards against heart disease and stroke
  • Lowers cholesterol levels
  • Slows the ageing process
  • Helps utilize protein
  • Helps eliminates wrinkles, reduce fine lines in the skin and fade age spots

Primary Deficiency syndromes:

  • Dry hair and skin
  • Dryness of the conjunctiva and cornea
  • Poor growth
  • Night blindness

Possible Deficiency Syndromes:

  • Abscesses in the ears
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Reproductive difficulties
  • Sinusitis, pneumonia
  • Frequent colds and other respiratory infections
  • Skin disorders (acne)
  • Weight loss

Some carotenoids are precursors of vitamin A and some others are antioxidants.

Sources: animal livers, fish livers oil and green and yellow fruits and vegetables including buckthorn seed oil.

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