Brewer's yeast - a metabolic agent used in violation of vitamins, minerals, protein and carbohydrate metabolism, as well as diseases of the nervous system, goiter, and alcoholism. Widely used in dermatology and cosmetology.

Pharmacological action

Through forming part of vitamin B, E, F, PP, H, minerals, amino acids, enzymes and sorbents Brewer's yeast improves the gastrointestinal tract, improving digestion and absorption of food. It helps to eliminate toxins. It also has immunostimulant and detoxification effect.

Promotes resistance to various adverse factors - fatigue, stress, harsh industrial environments. It increases mental alertness, reduces irritability, normalizes sleep. As preventive and restorative remedy prescribed to children, the elderly and athletes.

Teenagers and people with problematic skin appointed Brewer's yeast for acne in the various masks and cleaning formulations.

Product form

The drug is released in the form of tablets circular shape brown wraparound yeast.

Each tablet contains 500 mg of brewers yeast, adjuvants - silicon dioxide and magnesium stearate. 60 tablets per plastic pot.

Indications for use of brewer's yeast

Brewer's yeast is prescribed for adults and children for the prevention of at:

  • Violation of vitamins, minerals, protein and carbohydrate metabolism;
  • Increased neuro-psychiatric and physical activity;
  • Alcoholism;
  • Diseases of the mucous membranes and skin corners of the mouth, caused by streptococcus (angular stomatitis);
  • Hypovitaminosis group B;
  • Dysbacteriosis;
  • Prolonged exposure to hazardous chemicals and radiation also stay in adverse weather conditions;
  • Defective or unbalanced diet, especially in the recovery period after infectious and somatic diseases.

Brewer's yeast tablets are often used for the prevention of diseases of the cardiovascular system while smoking, hypertension and dyslipoproteinemia.

In dermatology, the drug is used for treatment and prevention:

  • Dermatoses;
  • Itching;
  • Abrasions,
  • Psoriasis,
  • Eczema.

Brewer's yeast is often used for acne (acne), especially in adolescence, inside and in the form of masks.

If necessary, designate Brewer's yeast for weight gain. The drug improves metabolism, thus improving the appetite. However, use of the drug should be combined with regular exercise to increase muscle mass.

For weight gain Brewer's yeast is desirable to use after consulting a nutritionist who will choose the right diet and nutrition.


Use of the drug is contraindicated only in case of hypersensitivity to the brewer's yeast. With care use in patients with Candida overgrowth, Podarge, kidney disease and Leber's disease.

Instructions for use brewer's yeast

Brewer's yeast tablets administered orally after meals. For prevention is usually prescribed a course of 30 days:

  • Adults - 1g 2-3 times a day;
  • Children from 7 to 12 years - 0, 5 g 2 times a day;
  • Children from 3 to 7 years - at 0, 25 g, 2 times a day.

Children under 3 years of Brewer's yeast tablets not prescribed.

If necessary (especially in adverse climatic zones), repeat the course after consultation with the doctor after 1-3 months.

 Brewer's yeast tablets with potassium
 When the treatment is usually used increased to 1 5/2 times the dose.

Especially at high dose calculated neuropsychiatric or physical stress, based 0, 3-0, 5 g to 1 kg per day.

It is also often used Brewer's yeast for hair and nails. When brittle, dry and slow growing hair beauticians prescribe medication with sulfur and zinc.

Hair Brewer's yeast can also be used topically in the form of masks. For this purpose, 1-2 tablets crushed and diluted with water to a suitable consistency. The mask can be added to other components - honey, fruit or vegetable juice.

side effects

In the opinion of Brewer's yeast does not cause side effects. In rare cases, there may be certain allergic reactions such as hives or skin itching.

It is advisable to use the drug with products containing magnesium, because it is actively involved in metabolic processes.

It is undesirable to use of diuretic drugs, alcohol and oral contraceptives during treatment of brewer's yeast, since they reduce the level of vitamin B1.
  In an application with isoniazid, oral contraceptives, theophylline, penicillin, cycloserine, daily dose should be increased.

In the opinion of Brewer's yeast produce tangible results to improve the hair and nails after a month.

storage conditions

Brewer's yeast is available without prescription. Shelf life - 3 years.