Pantethine, a biological metabolite of pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), is a precursor to Coenzyme A, a critical factor in cellular energy production, Phase II detoxification, and the biosynthesis of numerous important orthomolecules (including sex and adrenal hormones and some neurotransmitters). Research shows that pantethine helps support healthy cholesterol levels.
Pantethine is the active form of B5 or pantothenic acid. Supplementing with regular B5 or pantothenic acid will not necessarily increase the body’s levels of pantethine since this conversion process is tightly regulated. Pantethine's role in the body is related to coenzyme A, which is involved in hundreds of metabolic processes including energy production and fatty acid synthesis. Pantethine regulates the production of total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL, and HDL, supporting healthy cholesterol levels, a role that is not shared by pantothenic acid. Coenzyme A is required for the synthesis of stress hormones in the adrenal glands. An inadequate supply of pantethine may therefore result in adrenal insufficiency, which compromises immunity, energy, metabolism and overall well-being. Coenzyme A is also essential for phase II liver detoxification, and pantethine may protect against fatty liver degeneration and other types of liver damage better than regular B5.
In 1996, AOR released the first Canadian standalone vitamin B5 in the form of Pantethine. Unlike many others since, AOR’s Pantethine provides a pure, effective form of this important nutrient at a research-supported dose. Pantethine is an excellent natural support for those with abnormal blood lipids, for those dealing with constant stress and for those with liver disorders.
Take 3 AOR Pantethine capsules daily with or without food, or as directed by a qualified health practitioner.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule Servings per Container: 90
Amount Per Serving
* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
† Daily Value not established
Note: Serving Sizes are rounded to the nearest whole serving
Additional Ingredients:Microcrystalline cellulose, ascorbyl palmitate, and silicon dioxide, Capsule: hypromellose.
Warning : Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you are taking anticoagulant/antiplatelet drugs as they may increase the risk of bleeding.