Folic Acid

Price: £4.90

Manufacturer: Higher Nature

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Suitable for: Suitable for vegetariansTablet

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Higher Nature's Folic Acid 400 ug is a new product to MultiVits product range. Folic acid is also known Vitamin B9 needed for cell replication and growth. Folic acid helps regulate embryonic and fetal development of nerve cells, vital for normal growth and development. Folic Acid may be appropriate for those wishing to maintain a healthy heart and arteries and active mind through the years.

Why Higher Nature Folic Acid:

  • Maintains low homocysteine levels.
  • Helps supports an active brain.
  • Important before and during pregnancy. The Department of Health recommends 400 ug of folic acid for pregnancy.
  • Essential for growth and red blood cell development
  • Best taken with Vitamin B12 or a multi-vitamin

How does Folic Acid work?

Folic Acid is considered a brain food, needed for energy production and the formation of red blood cells. Functioning as a coenzyme in DNA synthesis, it is important for healthy cell division and replication (building blocks). It is involved in protein metabolism and has been used in the prevention and treatment of anemia.

Dietary sources of Folic acid can be found in barley, beef, bran, brewer's yeast, brown rice, cheese, chicken and green leafy vegetables.

How much should you take?

Higher Nature recommends 1-2 tablets per day, with meals, or as your health professional advises.

Higher Nature also recommends taking a daily multivitamin. Pharma Nord's Bio-Multi Vitamins and Minerals is a high quality multivitamin, which includes vitamin B12.  Simply take one to two tablets with food.

Suitable for vegetarians.

Are there adverse effects from taking Folic Acid?

Higher Nature Folic Acid is generally well tolerated with no reported adverse effects.

Name and Package:

The trade name of the preparation is Higher Nature Folic Acid. It is sold as tablets packed in jars of 90.

Product Information:

One tablet typically provides:

  • Folic Acid                400ug      %RDA*  200

*RDA = Recommended Daily Allowance

Component Substances:


  • Bulking agent: natural Lithothamnion calcarea
  • Bulking agent: microcrystaline cellulose
  • Zein protein coating
  • Anti-caking agents: magnesium stearate*
  • Stearic acid*
  • Folic Acid (as pteroyl glutamic acid).

*(vegetarian source)


  • Sugar
  • Soya
  • Wheat
  • Gluten
  • Yeast
  • Lactose
  • Dairy Products
  • Artificial preservatives
  • Colours or flavourings


  • Bottle has a UV filter.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Ensure lid is tight and store in a cool, dry, steam-free environment as damp conditions can affect the product quality.
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