Nutritional & health benefits: necessary for production of hemoglobin, helps regulate glucose sugar levels, maintains nervous system function
B6, or pyridoxine, is necessary for the formation of hemoglobin in the blood and also normalizes blood glucose levels which, in turn, boosts the body's energy levels and thereby bestow a general feeling of well being.
Besides its reputation as one of the 'feel good' vitamins, B6 research has also suggested that the vitamin may play a key role in treating autism, with more studies needed to discover its additional potential to treat heart disease, Vitamin B6 has already been shown to help lower homocysteine levels in the blood which as been suggested as a risk factor in heart disease.
Other studies conducted on the nutrient also have suggested its use in treating premenstrual pain, carpel tunnel syndrome, and many other conditions.
On a more practical note, many pregnant women also report taking B6 supplements in the battle against morning sickness.