Hydroxocobalamin is a form of vitamin B12 that helps prevent a B12 deficiency, helps the body metabolize carbohydrates, proteins and fats, helps form red blood cells and is a factor in the maintenance of good health. Hydroxy B12 is hydroxocobalamin delivered in lozenge format. Cyanocobalamin, the most common form of supplemental B12, must be converted first into hydroxocobalamin, and then into adenosylcobalamin. Adenosylcobalamin may also be converted into methylcobalamin, the other active coenzyme form. Taking hydroxocobalamin allows the body to skip a step in this conversion process, and the lozenge delivery allows for faster absorption.
Scientists have identified B12 deficiencies as risk factors for a multitude of conditions, including neuropathy, neurodegenerative diseases, anemia, cardiovascular problems and mood imbalances, among others. Hydroxocobalamin also has the unique ability to help the body to rid itself of cyanide, both by reacting with the toxin to form cyanocobalamin (which can then be excreted) and by enhancing the detoxification of cyanide through its conversion into the less toxic thiocyanate. Hydroxy B12 provides an active and well-absorbed form of B12 for people looking to treat or prevent deficiency and anemia in an easy to consume lozenge. It has the additional benefit of helping the body eliminate toxic cyanide. B12 supplements in general are especially important for vegetarians and to help prevent pernicious anemia.
1 Capsule 500 mgPhyllanthus niruri extract
microcrystalline cellulose. Capsule: hypromellose.
Take 1 lozenge under the tongue daily with/without food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
Consult with your physician if you have any health concerns, and before initiating any new diet, exercise, supplement, or other lifestyle changes.