Vitamin ‘K’ and Its Sources

Dr. Ram Bahadur Bohara
Dr. Ram Bdr Bohara

Vitamin ‘K’ is an anti-haemorrhagic or coagulation vitamin. It assistant in the formation of prothrombin by the liver and furthers normal coagulation of the blood. The absence of deficiency of vitamin-K leads to the development of haemorrhagic manifestations. Anti-haemorrhagic factor-essential for the formation of prothrombin of blood.hence essential for blood clotting.

Sources 

Vegetable source are rich,such as cabbage, spinach alfalfa, tomato, soya been etc.

Deficiency Signs

Defeats blood coagulation and haemorrhage.

Dose and Administration

Vitamin K 1 Tablet /Capsule per day

Severe conditions 2 Capsule daily (Do not use for children below 12-18 weeks 12 year)

* Dr. Ram Bahadur Bohara is the Chairman of the of Nepal Alternative Medical Development Council and Advisor of Science Infotech. 

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