Information about Vitamin E

Vitamin E Uses

Vitamin E is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How Vitamin E works

Vitamin E contains vitamin E that acts as an antioxidant. It stops the formation of harmful chemicals called free radicals and prevents further production as well as accumulation of free radicals.

Common side effects of Vitamin E

Nausea, Tiredness, Headache, Rash
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Frequently asked questions for Vitamin E

Vitamin E

Q. Is Vitamin E good for skin?

Yes. Vitamin E is very good for the skin. It protects against harmful ultraviolet rays, prevents any sunburns or tanning, nourishes skin with essential antioxidants and combats ageing. Its antioxidant effects destroy any harmful toxins, moisturise your skin and make your skin smooth and healthy. It will also prevent fine lines, wrinkles and other signs of ageing. This improves your appearance and boosts your self-confidence too.

Q. What foods contain vitamin E naturally?

There are many food items that contain vitamin E naturally. They are vegetable oils (such as wheat germ, sunflower, safflower, corn, and soybean oils), nuts (such as almonds, peanuts, walnut, and hazelnut), green leafy vegetables (such as spinach and broccoli), cereals, fruit juices etc. Taking such foods in your daily diet will help you get more vitamin E and improve your overall health.

Q. Does Vitamin E improve immunity?

Yes. Vitamin E helps improve immunity. It strengthens your immune system, and increases your ability to fight infections. The antioxidants that are present in Vitamin E, prevent any harmful toxins from damaging the various organs in our body.

Q. Can I take Vitamin E in pregnancy?

There is no clarity on the use of Vitamin E in pregnancy. However, if you are pregnant or planning to conceive, consult your doctor before taking Vitamin E. You may take it only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Is it safe to take Vitamin E daily?

Vitamin E is safe to be taken daily. However, it should be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.


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