Various Uses of Vitamin D in Siddha Medicine

Vitamin D Our body receives 80 to 90% of the Vitamin D from the direct sunlight and a small amount is received through the food.

Signs and Symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Kidney Diseases
  • Weak Bones
  • Rickets
  • Depression
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Psoriasis

Uses of Vitamin D

  • Vitamin D is useful in promoting bone mineralization
  • Helps our body to standardize the absorption of minerals, calcium and phosphorous.
  • Vitamin D acts as a modulator for the neuromuscular and the immune system
  • Reduces Inflammation and Blood Pressure in our body
  • In Siddha Medicine Natural Sunlight is advocated for the people across various diseases. The below are the some of the diseases
    • Vitiligo,
    • Scleroderma
    • Psoriasis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Actinic keratosis
    • Lupus vulgaris
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Cardiovascular diseases

Natural Sources of Vitamin D

Vitamin D Sources
There exist two major forms of Vitamin D

  1. Vitamin D3 – Cholecalciferol
    • Direct Sun Light
  2. Vitamin D2 – Ergocalciferol
    • Cereals
    • Dairy products
    • Cod Liver Oil
    • Fatty Fish Species
    • Egg Yolk
    • Beef Liver


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