Thiamin (thiamine), often known as vitamin B1, is a water-soluble vitamin that can be found naturally in some foods, as well as added to them and sold as a supplement. Thiamin is required for the growth and operation of many cells.
Vitamin B1 is known as thiamin. Thiamin is essential for converting blood sugar into energy and is involved in metabolic activities in the nerves, heart and muscles, and in the production of red blood cells. Each capsule contains 200mg thiamine, along with a full complement of B vitamins.
Clinical applications and deficiencies of thiamin