F.A.Q: B5 Products FAQ Sheet

Questions/Answers regarding our unique B5 Series products.


1. What is Vitamin B5?

2. Is B5 toxic thereby causing any side effects?

3. Do I need a prescription in order to buy B5?

4. How much B5 do I need?

5. Should I buy B5 in pill form or go with the powder?

6. How soon will it work?

7. Will my skin get worse before it gets better?

8. I noticed that your B5 Blend includes zinc, as does your topical system. Isn't taking zinc and topically applying it toxic to your body?

9. You claim that your internal medicine has no harmful side effects, however I've heard it said before that when you detox your body you feel horribly sick. Will your system make me feel horribly sick?

10. Can consuming large doses of B5 cause a vitamin deficiency?

11. Is there a difference between one B5 brand and another?

12. I've read user posts online stating that B5 didn't work for them, can this be true for me?

13. Can I take B5 while using Birth Control Pills?



1. What is Vitamin B5? - Top

Vitamin B5 is also known as Pantothenic Acid. An organic compound, part of the vitamin B complex, essential in animal metabolism. Found in all living cells and tissues, in animals it occurs in the combined form called coenzyme A, which promotes many reactions necessary for growth and well-being. Since it is synthesized by bacteria normally in the human intestine, deficiency leading to disease does not occur. B5 is sometimes referred to as Panthenol or Calcium Pantothenate. It has been shown to help metabolize fats as well as break down sebum. Please be sure to read the research study (Click here) for additional information.


2. Is B5 toxic thereby causing any side effects? - Top

B5 does not appear to be toxic. B5 is already used as a "natural" cure for diseases such as Alzheimers at doses of 500mg per day. Side effects of the high doses seem to be mild digestive problems (which tend to settle down), such as diarrhea. Some report an increase in appetite, while others report a decrease in appetite. There is a noticeable decrease in the production of sebum (skin oil) within the first 2 weeks - excellent news for acne sufferers. Some people have noticed an initial worsening of acne for first few days, possibly due to "flushing out" of existing sebum, but this is only temporary. The only time we have found when B5 users will experience additional side effects (headaches, lack of energy, hair thinning, hair loss, etc.) is when they disregard the gold rule of balancing out B-vitamin deficiencies, that may arise withthe high intake of B5, by supplementing with B-complex vitamins and at least 10mg per Biotin per 10g of B5.


3. Do I need a prescription in order to buy B5? - Top

No, this is a nutritional supplement that can be purchased over the counter.


4. How much B5 do I need? - Top

For acne sufferers, the first 2 to 3 months will usually be around 10g per day (broken down into 3 to 4 doses 15 minutes before meals) in order to start seeing the desired results. Shortly thereafter you can slowly decrease the dosage to find your minimum daily requirement, as a maintenance plan. Everyone is different (in regards to the amounts required to maintain clarity) but it usually falls between 3-5g per day. Severe acne sufferers (and some medium to severe customers) will find that they need to stay at the 10g daily dosage for up to 6 months. Please be sure to read the research study (Click here) for additional information.


5. Should I buy B5 in pill form or go with the powder? - Top

Powder is by the far the easiest way to take in your daiy requirement of B5. Also, it is easier on your stomach and dissolves much faster than capsules or pills. Plus, don't forget about the added benefit of not having to swallow 15-20 pills a day, everyday!


6. How soon will it work? - Top

Everyone is different and some will take longer to respond. However, it has worked for over 90% of everyone that has tried it. Skin usually becomes less oily within 3 days to 2 weeks. Acne starts diminishing within 60 days. Mild to medium acne sufferers may have clear skin within 60 days while severe acne sufferers may need to wait at least 6 months for clear skin. So, worst case scenario while on B5 alone, you may need to wait up to 6 months for flawless skin although a high percentage see desired results much sooner.


7. Will my skin get worse before it gets better? - Top

Some experience a brief outbreak in the inital stages of your B5 treatment. This is most likely due to the "flushing" out of existing sebum in your skin. Again, if this does happen to you (occurs in approx. 60% of all cases) it will only be temporary. Do not become dismayed in anyway as this means that B5 is cleaning out your system. This is a powerful, clinically proven, acne treatment. You must give your body the time it needs to adjust to and utilize B5.


8. I noticed that your B5 complex includes zinc, as does your topical system. Isn't taking zinc and topically applying it toxic to your body? - Top

GREAT QUESTION! The answer is not at all. The total amount of zinc, even if both forms were absorbed into the body at a rate of 100%, would not add up to a toxic dosage. Plus, both forms are completely different form each other in regards to their reactions on (and within) the body.


9. You claim that your internal medicine has no harmful side effects, however I've heard it said before that when you detox your body you feel horribly sick. Will your system make me feel horribly sick? - Top

You're right. If you detox too fast, then you will most likely feel a little sick for a short time. However, there is a difference between the detox we're referring to and the detox I believe you're referring to. Our detox is a much slower drain of toxins, build-up, mucus, bad fats, etc. A typical body detox involves fasting and a specific diet regimen geared towards cleansing the internal system. This makes detoxification EXTREMELY fast and therefore causes detox symptoms (signs of sickness). The only detox symptom we've found, from using our internal cleansing system, is a temporary outbreak (in approx. 60% of the clients) due to the release of toxins and bad fats into the blood stream, as well as the flushing out of excess oil.


10. Can consuming large doses of B5 cause a vitamin deficiency? - Top

YES! B5 has shown, in some causes, to deplete the other B-Vitamins within the body (namely B6). Alongside your B5 regimen, you should also take a basic B-Complex vitamin (i.e. B-50) and at 10mg of Biotin (per 10g of B5) to insure you will not run into any side effects due to (B) vitamin deficiencies. For best results, stick to capsulized B-Complex vitamins. They can be taken at the same time as your B5 dosage. Of course, if you're using our B5Complete product you will not need to worry about supplementing with B-Complex vitamins or a higher intake of Biotin to avoid deficiencies. B5Complete has everything you need!


11. Is there a difference between one B5 brand and another? - Top

YES, and the difference can be much greater than you could have dreamed. We have even found that there are differences between batches that come from the same company. B5 is very volatile in heat. If the B5 is heated for too long, and at too high a temperature, the B5 will be rendered inactive. This is why you'll hear stories about people using B5 from certain manufacturers, including some of the biggest names, without resulting in any positive side effects. Our B5 is from one of the highest quality manufacturers in the world. Our powder is only available for sale once it has been verified of having attained a specific mesh and absolute purity. Also, we do not inventory large amounts of B5, a commonplace with our competitors. This means that we rotate our stock fast (30 days or less) and our customers are assured of the freshest and most potent source of B5 powder available.


12. I've read user posts online stating that B5 didn't work for them, can this be true for me? - Top

There is no way to know until you go on the treatment and follow the recommended protocol, however, it does work for over 90% of all users. The majority of the people who have claimed this did not follow the recommended protocol. Usually it was because he/she didn't take in enough B5 on a daily basis or it was because they didn't stay on the program long enough. They, most likely, were not using a topical B5 cream either. I recently read a post that went like this..."B5 doesn't work. I have been on it for 3 weeks, taking 3g per day, and my skin did not clear up"... This is ridiculous. B5 needs at least 2-3 months for just about everyone who takes it. Also, it needs to be a higher daily dosage (study called for 10g per day). B5 works for over 90% of the people who use it correctly and for the length of time required. One other consideration is that the B5 user didn't follow the golden rule of balancing out the B-vitamins by taking additional B-complex vitamins and at least .1% the total intake of B5 as pure Biotin (i.e. 10g of B5 requires 10mg of Biotin). Results will slow down or eventually stop unless the user is on the proper protocol from DAY ONE. Until now, in order to follow the recommended B5 protocol, it would cost a lot of money to acne sufferer. With our B5/OptiZinc Blend (and B5 Topical Gel for $5 extra) we've made it incredibly easy and affordable.


13. Can I take B5 while using Birth Control Pills? - Top

We do not believe there will be any problem with this combination because B5 is highly water soluble, however, you should contact your primary care physician to verify that an increase in B-Vitamins (namely Pantothenic Acid) is considered safe with your current regimen.


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