5-MTHF 1mg

5-MTHF 1mg

Brand: Thorne Research
Product Code: 268813
Price: €26.50


  • is the most bio available form of folate
  • is an excellent source of folate for pregnant women
  • supports optimal cardiovascular- och nerve function

Folate must be converted to its active form in order to be used by the body. This is a multi step process that takes place in the gastrointestinal system and the liver. In those cases the gastrointestinal system doesn't work optimally, this conversion might not take place as often as the body needs.

5-MTHF is the most biologically active form av the B-vitamin folic acid (B9). Together with vitamin B12 (methylcobalamin) 5-MTHF serves as a methyl donor in the conversion of the amino acid homocysteine to methionine. Methyl groups are important functional groups for many other biochemical processes in the body such as synthesis of neurotransmitters like serotonin, of hormones like melatonin and of DNA.

Folic acid deficiency is tied to low birth weight and neural tube defects. It is important for pregnant women to consume enough folic acid during pregnancy and preferrably before getting pregnant.

Please read this interesting article by Chris Kresser on the difference between folic acid and folate.

Suggested use:
1 capsule, 1 - 3 times a day

60 capsules

*This product uses Gnosis S.p.A.'s L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate (Extrafolate-S®). Extrafolate-S is a registered trademark of Gnosis S.p.A.