Ascorbic Acid Caps 250 caps

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Ascorbic Acid Caps 250 caps

Crystalline vitamin C

  • a water-soluble antioxidant
  • promotes a healthy immune system*
  • provides support for connective tissue (tendons, ligaments, skin, muscle) formation*
  • supports wound healing because it is a cofactor for collagen synthesis*
  • consider for post-surgery support*

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) has several mechanisms of action that give it wide-ranging value to body structures and functions. It is a potent water-soluble antioxidant; it enhances the immune system; and it supports connective tissue formation.*

Vitamin C is essential for the support of wound healing because it is a cofactor for the synthesis of collagen and other connective tissue components.* The combined effects of vitamin C on collagen synthesis, antioxidant status, and immune function make it an important nutrient for surgery patients and wound healing.*

Vitamin C is necessary for the action of the enzymes involved in phase I liver detoxification.* In addition, as an antioxidant it helps quench the free-radical intermediates created during this first phase of detoxifying substances in the liver.* Furthermore, vitamin C raises levels of the important antioxidant glutathione by increasing its rate of synthesis, thus enhancing the liver's phase II detoxification as well.* Vitamin C can also protect against the toxic effects of heavy metals such as lead, aluminum, and cadmium.*

The ascorbic acid products manufactured by Thorne contain only pure, crystalline vitamin C – without added corn starch, magnesium stearate, or other lubricants and diluents – to ensure greater bioavailability and efficacy.*

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Suggested Use

Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.

ALLERGY WARNING
This product is contraindicated in a individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.

PREGNANCY
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.

INTERACTIONS
There are no known interactions or contraindications at publication date.

OTHER WARNINGS
Vitamin C can cause diarrhea in some individuals in large doses, which can vary from person to person. This resolves when the dosage is reduced.

SUPPLEMENT FACTS

Serving size: 1 capsule
Servings per container: 250


Ingredients Amount       %DV
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 1g
     

* % Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†   Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule.