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Thiamine and vitamin B1 are interchangeable names for the same compound and make up 100% of the nutrients in Akalo B1 patches. The reason we use B1 in our patches is that it’s an essential component in the metabolization of carbohydrates. As soon as alcohol enters our body, it’s treated as a carbohydrate. And to effectively process it, the body requires B1. In scientific terms, B1 is an important cofactor enzyme in the production of glutathione which is critical to the neutralization of toxins that come from breaking down alcohol. Given the body’s sensitive stores of B1 and glutathione (meaning quickly used up after a few drinks), and how integral they are in the disposal of the toxins that cause the symptoms associated with drinking that we are all familiar with, we must constantly replenish our body with these nutrients. Ongoing replenishment of B1 helps us process each subsequent drink.

The real trick, though, is to ensure that you deliver vitamin B1 (hence, wear a patch) BEFORE you start drinking. The old adage about prevention is very much true in this case.


Vitamin D3 Deficiency The human body naturally makes vitamin D as a response to sunlight exposure. For many reasons, though, people don't get enough vitamin D. People who live in sunny climates often spend their days inside or regularly wear sun lotion when outside which can prevent the body from activating vitamin D creation. People who live in northern latitudes or areas that don't receive much sunlight in the winter months will often be diagnosed with what's commonly referred to as seasonal affectation disorder or vitamin D deficiency. There are many studies that show the importance of vitamin D showing that it helps with bone health, low mood, immune health, cardiovascular health and a host of other benefits. Regardless of which studies you choose to believe, there is universal agreement that vitamin D has a positive effect on the human body. Eating foods such as fatty fish, cheese and eggs will help you to maintain healthy levels of vitamin D. If you feel that you don't consume enough of these foods or your doctor has said that you could benefit from a vitamin D supplement, our vitamin D3 transdermal patches are a great way to maintain the necessary levels of vitamin D.


Our revolutionary patches deliver nutrients directly to your body through the skin. The stomach is a very inhospitable environment for absorption of fragile oral supplements. Most of the vitamin content you ingest in pill form either never make it to where it needs to go or your body takes what it needs in that moment and flushes out the rest within just a few hours. With patches, your body can take what it needs over the course of 24 hours without the gastric complication and without the spike.