Origin: Synthesized from chorismate, a compound produced from shikimate via the shikimate pathway. It is made by plants and is found in highest amounts in green leafy vegetables because it is directly involved in photosynthesis.
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Overview: Vitamin K1 is the major dietary form of Vitamin K. It is is used to treat certain bleeding disorders including warfarin overdose, vitamin K deficiency, and obstructive jaundice. It is also recommended to prevent and treat hemorrhagic disease of the newborn.
- Suporting bone health
- Improving episodic memory in older adults.
- Keeping blood pressure low
Common Dosage: 2.5 to 10 mg