PABA loss means skin, hair problems but supplements aren't safe.

Symptom Quiz & Video

For detailed PABA help watch the video above and/or read below. Here is the link for additional help.

How to Correct a PABA Deficiency
(Para Amino Benzoic Acid)

Acts Like A Vitamin

Para Amino Benzoic Acid is a substance which acts much like a vitamin in the body.

Q u i z !

Which of These 12 PABA Warning Symptoms Do You Actually Have?


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PABA helps block the sun and prevent sunburn

This B Complex Vitamin helps prevent sunburn

With Folic Acid

This B Complex Vitamin and folic acid (detailed elsewhere in the nutritional-wiki) are very closely related in purpose. It is actually a derivative of folic acid.

And Also Eat More Foods
Containing Folic Acid

  • green leafy vegetables
  • carrots
  • apricots
  • cantaloupe
  • pumpkin
  • milk products
  • whole wheat
  • rye flour
  • dates
  • salmon
  • oysters
  • tuna
  • organ meats (we recommend only organic organ meats).
Salmon is rich in Folic Acid and is good for a PABA deficiency

Salmon is rich in Folic Acid and is good for a PABA deficiency

Supplements

As a supplement, it is safe in the amounts contained in most multivitamin/mineral tablets or B complex tablets. I do not recommend taking additional, single-dose supplements.

Important Benefits


  • powerful stimulant for tissue healing (especially sunburn)
  • very effective sun blocker (in cream form)
  • important for maintaining healthy hair and skin.

Food Sources:

You can get most of its benefits from foods containing folic acid too (below) 

Eat More of These Foods


  • eggs
  • liver
  • wheat germ
  • lecithin
  • molasses
  • peanuts
  • soybeans
  • brown rice
  • whole grains
Eggs contain PABA
Molasses contains PABA
Whole Grains contain PABA

Not Proven Essential

However, since it has not been proven to be essential to good health, it is not considered a "true" vitamin but it does have important uses in the body:

Supplementation
Only From A Doctor

Deficiencies in this B Complex Vitamin are extremely rare and  supplementation is not advised unless it's recommended by your doctor.

Multivitamin OK

Some people are either sensitive or allergic to it, and should not take supplements, but the amount in a multivitamin tablet should not cause an allergic reaction.

Best From Foods

You can also achieve most of its benefits from foods containing folic acid and they are the best source.

PABA helps keep your hair and skin healthy

Keeps your hair and skin healthy

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PABA loss means skin, hair problems but supplements aren't safe. Symptom quiz & video
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