Vitamin E is a term that refers to a group of compounds called tocopherols, which occur in four major forms: alpha, beta, delta and gamma-tocopherols. SANDERSON™ Vitamin E 1000iu is a mixed tocopherol complex which is closest to nature. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that protects cell membranes and other fat-soluble parts of the body from free radical damage. Its role in protecting cholesterol (a fatty substance in the blood) from damage, has promoted its use in heart health. Vitamin E’s protective action has other beneficial effects on the body; there is evidence to suggest that Vitamin E supports immune function, particularly in the elderly and helps protects against environmental and chemical pollutants.