Vitamin B1 (derived from Thiamine Hydrochloride) is water soluble, meaning any excess is not stored but excreted or lost through perspiration. They must be continually replaced to maintain proper blood levels and in order to supply the tissues with the needed nutrients required for the necessary physiological and biochemical cycles in which they are involved.
Vitamin B1 is active in providing the body with energy by metabolizing fats, proteins and carbohydrates. It also enhances circulation and assists in blood formation. B1 is also important for cognitive activity and brain functions, and is needed for muscle tone in the intestines, stomach and heart. B1 also acts as an antioxidant, protecting the body from the degenerative effects of aging. Swiss Herbal's Vitamin B1 is an excellent source of this critical nutrient in convenient tablet form.