Biotin or Vitamin B7 is naturally occurring in food and is supportive of skin, nerve, and digestive tract health. There are also studies suggesting biotin may help strengthen hair and nails. Biotin metabolizes fats, proteins, and carbohydrates to convert food into energy and support bodily functions, especially in pregnant women.
– Promotes metabolism
– Lowers blood glucose
INCI: vitamin B7
Extraction Method: Water-soluble and most stable at pH 4 – 9. In the EN Standard, samples are extracted using overnight enzymatic hydrolysis with citrate buffer at 37°C and pH 5.7.
Odor: no smell
Texture: White crystalline needles
• Commonly used for hair loss, brittle nails, and other conditions.
• Your body needs biotin to metabolize carbohydrates, fats, and amino acids, the building blocks of protein
• Biotin is often recommended for strengthening hair and nails, and it’s found in many cosmetic products for hair and skin.
• Biotin deficiency. Taking biotin by mouth or by a shot can treat and prevent low blood levels of biotin. Up to 10 mg of biotin by mouth daily has been used to treat and prevent deficiency. A biotin shot can only be given by a healthcare provider.
• Between 30 and 100 micrograms (mcg) per day of biotin is often recommended for adolescents and adults.