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Indication: vitamin deficiency, increased mental and physical workload, after illness, asthenic condition, atherosclerotic blood vessel changes, increased arterial blood pressure, insufficient myocardium nourishment and contractility disturbances, arrhythmia, and nerve conduction disturbances. Disturbances in blood vessels’ tone and central nervous system functions.

Actions: balanced vitamin and mineral formula, helps to normalize blood cholesterol level, demonstrates antiatherosclerotic action, increases metabolic processes in cardiac muscle, brain, retina, strengthens blood vessels walls, tones them up, stabilizes blood pressures, trengthens the immune system, provides anti-oxidant action, improves memory, concentration, capacity for work.

Ingredients (per 1 tablet):

Vitamin A (from fish liver oil and 10% as beta-carotene) – 4000 IU, Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium ascorbate, ascorbyl palmitate, acerola (Malpighia glabra L) 4:1 fruit extract, rose (Rosa rugosa)  hips powder – 300 mg, Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol) – 65 IU, Vitamin E (as d-alpha-tocopheryl succinate) – 50 IU, Thiamin (as thiamin HCl) – 3.5 mg, Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) – 5 mg, Vitamin B3 (as niacin and niacinamide) – 10 mg, Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCl) – 5 mg, Vitamin B9 (as folic acid) – 100 mcg, Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin) – 8 mcg, Biotin – 10 mcg, Pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate) – 10 mg; Calcium (as dicalcium phosphate and from oyster shell) – 120 mg; Iron (as carbonyl iron) – 1 mg, Iodine (as potassium iodide) – 125 mcg, Magnesium (as magnesium citrate) – 40 mg, amino acid chelate: Zinc – 3 mg, Selenium – 25.0 mcg, Copper – 25 mcg, Manganese – 0.5 mg; Chromium (as chromium dinicotinate glycinate) - 20 mcg, Potassium (as potassium citrate) – 40 mg, Choline bitartrate  – 72.5 mg, Inositol – 4 mg, PABA (para-aminobenzoic acid) – 25 mg, L-Cystine  – 20.3 mg, L-Methionine – 20 mg, Butcher’s broom root (Ruscus aculeatus)  – 20 mg, Cayenne pepper fruit (Capsicum frutescens L.)  – 5 mg, Hawthorn berry (Crataegus oxyacantha) –  15 mg, Peppermint leaf (Mentha piperita)  – 10 mg, Ginger root (Zingiber officinale) – 10 mg.

Ultivit™ - References:

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