Niacinamide, also known as nicotinamide, is a non-flushing form of vitamin B3. Niacinamide has multiple positive functions in the body, including supporting restful sleep and healthy joint and skin.* It also acts as an antioxidant, inhibiting free radical formation, and it has been shown to promote the regeneration of beta cells in the pancreas.* Niacinamide has been found to stimulate neurotransmitter receptors in the brain, without binding to the receptor sites, which creates a calming, sedative-like effect.* High amounts of niacinamide have been documented as being beneficial in protecting joint cartilage cells.* Niacinamide has also been used in support of several dermatological conditions.* Niacinamide is not derived from yeast.