Pantothenic acid, also known as Vitamin B5, is a B vitamin that is available to consumers as D-pantothenic acid. It is also a part of the Vitamin B complex formulation along with other B vitamins and folic acid. Pantothenic acid has been used in various ways including the treatment for ADHD, dietary deficiencies, alcoholism, asthma, yeast infections, allergies, autism and more. It is also administered orally as a treatment for neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's, as well as osteoarthritis, premenstrual syndrome, and hyperthyroidism.
Benefits of Pantothenic Acid: There has been a wide range of researches that shows an importance of pantothenic acid as its incorporation with the Coenzyme A, the central molecule in the metabolism process - breaking and storing fats. It has also been used to enhance the immune system, boost energy levels, and treat depression. It is also used in hyperthyroidism and as a protection against mental and physical stress.