*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Ingredient information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Vitamin D3 is sourced in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner from organic lichen, making this vegan friendly. Vitamin D is best known for its role in aiding calcium absorption from the digestive system and promoting bone formation.
However, it has many other actions including balancing immune function and supporting mood. Vitamin D is synthesized by the skin following exposure to ultraviolet rays from sunlight, but many people do not spend enough time outdoors and become deficient in this essential vitamin. Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with numerous health conditions including osteoporosis, rickets, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, SAD (seasonal affective disorder), chronic pain and frequent infections.
- Country of origin: China
- Part used: Reindeer lichen – whole (Cladonia rangiferina)
- Solvent for extraction: Water/ethanol
- Stored form: Powder