What is Vitamin B Complex?

In 1911, Funk coined the term ‘vitamin’ for the substance which he found effective in preventing beri-beri. McCullum and Davis applied the term water-soluble B to the concentrates which cured beri-beri. It was soon discovered that vitamin B was not a single substance but a group of compounds, to which we now designate as the B complex.

Vitamin B complex is composed of eight B vitamins:

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