Biotin is an unnumbered member of the B-complex family, normally only required in minute amounts. Biotin, a water-soluble vitamin, is used as a co-factor of enzymes involved in fatty acid metabolism, gluconeogenesis, and amino acid catabolism, making biotin essential in maintaining metabolic homeostasis.235,238 Biotin plays an important role in metabolic functioning as a coenzyme carrier of activated carbon dioxide in the TCA cycle (also known as the Krebs cycle).235,239 In its coenzyme form, biotin synthesizes glucose from non-carbohydrate sources, and synthesizes and breaks down certain fatty acids and amino acids.235-239
Serving Size heaping 1/8 teaspoon (approx 0.625 grams)
Amount Per Serving
Biotin: 5950 mcg
Dosage and Use
Take 1/8 heaping teaspoon (5950 mcg) daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.