The most active form of Vitamin E is Alpha Tocopherol, a Powerful Antioxidant that aids blood circulation and provides some relief for asthmatic sufferers.
Laboratory tests have shown that vitamin E inhibits atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, through it’s Antioxidant properties. This would lead one to believe, that the long term use, of Vitamin E supplements, may be a protection against heart disease. Vitamin E may also help prevent the formation of blood clots, which could lead to a heart attack. Observational studies have associated lower rates of heart disease with higher vitamin E intake. (more…)