The fig is believed to be indigenous to Western Asia and to have been distributed by man throughout the Mediterranean area. It has been cultivated for thousands of years, remnants of figs having been found… Read More »

Niacin or nicotinic acid is essential for the metabolism of the carbohydrate, fat and protein. It is also essential for the normal functioning of the skin, intestinal and nervous systems. This vitamin differs from the… Read More »

It is a white crystalline substance and slightly soluble in water but highly soluble in alcohol. Para-aminobenzoic acid or PABA is a non-protein amino acid that is extensively found in nature. It is sometimes referred… Read More »