vitamin B


Examples of vitamin B in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The formula is free of phthalates, silicone, and other synthetic ingredients, and instead nourishes your lashes with vitamin B and coconut oil. Hillary Maglin, Travel + Leisure, 14 Aug. 2023 After the beads and the orange peel lift away impurities, madecassoside acts as an anti-inflammatory to calm itching and scaling while vitamin B soothes redness for a fresh scalp. Anneke Knot, Peoplemag, 19 July 2023 Dietary supplements – vitamin B, garlic and so on – don’t work. Hailey A. Luker, The Conversation, 10 July 2023 Additionally, your vitamin B intake has been reported to affect a person's level of sebum (oil) production.1 Consider taking a vitamin B2 (riboflavin) and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) supplement, which can help combat greasy hair by regulating sebum production. Stacey Leasca, Southern Living, 25 Aug. 2023 On the other hand, blood is also short on vitamin B — and bloodsucking animals have evolved to take care of this, too, by hosting microscopic bacteria inside their bodies to derive vitamin B from instead. Sofia Quaglia, Discover Magazine, 31 May 2023 Cardio Shield Ingredients Used: Olive leaf, Hibiscus, Green tea extract, Garlic, vitamin B, Vitamin C, Folic acid, and others. Discover Magazine, 30 June 2023 The vitamin B complex in the shampoo reinforces your skin’s natural barrier to further strengthen the scalp and maintain optimal health. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 11 July 2023 PhytAge Blood Pressure 911 Ingredients Used: Olive leaves, Garlic, Hibiscus, Juniper berry, Green tea leaf, vitamin C, vitamin B, and others. Discover Magazine, 30 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1920, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of vitamin B was circa 1920

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“Vitamin B.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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Medical Definition

vitamin B

: any of numerous members of the vitamin B complex
especially : thiamine
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