Vitamin E is part of the fat soluble vitamin family. There are different kinds of vitamin E and the most active one is called alpha-tocopherol.
This vitamin is very important for cell membranes and as an antioxidant.
A vitamin E deficiency can cause peripheral neuropathy.
Green salads, fish and several oils (olive oil, sunflower oil and wheatgerm oil) are very rich in vitamin E.
The recommended daily intake is 15mg daily.