Vitamin k

Vitamin k is one of the most essential vitamins for uninterrupted body functioning. It has some great impacts and benefits for almost all the body organs.

One of the advantageous effects is on the skin. It repairs dark, dull and blackened skin under-eye circles. The topical vitamin-K acts as a defense against discoloration under the eyes. Vitamin K fortifies the capillary walls. It proves useful for people who suffer from rosacea and distended blood capillaries disease. Maximum Vitamin K is available mainly from plants. The bacteria dwelling in small intestine of our body also synthesize it. It is fat-soluble vitamin. It exhibits sensitivity to light, alcohol, alkalis, oxygen and strong acids.

Vitamin K is present enormously in dark green, leafy vegetables. These green vegetables consumption is therefore, good for normal functioning of the body and skin. It helps in bone development. It is vital for blood coagulation. Vitamin K can be used for reducing redness due to inflammation. It provides protection against osteoporosis. It has been found to control some cancer tumors. It is helpful to control excessive menstrual flow in women. Vitamin K exists in many other combinations or related forms, such as K1 and K2.Vitamin k is also known as Linoleic Acid. It is a crucial fatty acid, emollient and emulsifier.

Vitamin K1 is mainly used in cosmetics for treatment of dark circles and other skin issues.  A fatty alcohol (also known as farnesol) is one of the components of Vitamin K. Farnesol is known to smoothen wrinkles.  Regulate sebum secretion and enhance skin elasticity.

Vitamin K is present in plenty in carrots and helps to build strong bones and in blood clotting. A cup of cooked carrots fulfills one – third of the daily requirement of vitamin k Spinach is an excellent source of Vitamin K, oxalic acid, folates of carotenoids, lutein, iron and vitamin C.

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