Important Vitamins their source & Diseases

General Agriculture

Important Vitamins their source & Diseases :

S. No.

Vitamin Name


Symptoms and disease

1.A (Retinol)Mango, Papaya, Japanese
Persimmon,milk, carrot, papaya, etc.
Xerophthalmia or dry Deonatosis (dry scaly skin) Night: blindness because of reduction in red cone cells
2.B1 (Thiamine)Almond, Apricot, Cashew,Rice polishing, leafy) veg. fish, egg, meatBERI-BERI (Extreme weakness, pain in joints)
3.B2 (Riboflavin)Bael, Passion Fruit, Jack,Milk powder, fish,
Ariboflavinosis (Blurred vision, cracks on skin at
angle of mouth)
NIACIN(Nicotinic acid (Peridoxin)
Pellagra (Black Tongue)
5.B 6 (Pyridoxine) Yeast, wheat germ,
Degeneration of nerves 
6.B12(Cyanocobalamin)Animal food (liver,
meat, fish, egg)
Pemiocin anemia (Reduction in RBCs)
7.C (Ascorbic acid)Barbados Cherry, Orange,
8.D (Calciferol)Greens,Sun light, fish,liver oil Rickets (Pigeon chest in children), Osteomalacia
9.E (Alpha Tocopherol)Outer layer of grainsSterility
10.H (Biotin) Dermatitis

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