Whats the dosage?
The usual dose for adults is 1 capsule per day with a glass of water. In times of recovering from Vitamin C deficiency double the dose for 3 days.
What is vitamin C used for?
Vitamin C has several mechanisms of action that give it wide-ranging benefits to the body. It is a water-soluble antioxidant, that promotes a healthy immune system, and supports connective tissue formation.
What do the capsules contain?
Each capsule contains 500mg of Vitamin C, and 50mg of lemon Bioflavonoids.
What are Lemon Bioflavonoids?
Lemon Bioflavonoids are phytochemicals extracted from the rinds of lemons. Lemon Bioflavonoids work to enhance and prolong the effect of the vitamin C by inhibiting its breakdown in the body. Although Bioflavonoids themselves have health benefits, we have added them to this product to potentiate the vitamin C benefits.
Is this synthetic or natural?
Both! The Ascorbic Acid in our capsules have been synthesized from corn starch, so is derived from a natural source. Whether you get your Vitamin C directly from oranges, or synthesized from corn starch the molecule its self is exactly the same. The difference being the dosage per serving. To get 500mg of vitamin C, would either require eating 10 oranges or taking 1 capsule.
Are there any drug interactions?
A number of medicines may interact with vitamin C. including protease inhibitors (antiviral drugs), estrogens (including some contraceptives), anticoagulants, and aluminum products (such as antacids). These vitamin C interactions can increase your risk of developing side effects or reduce the effectiveness of the medications, so be sure to talk to your healthcare provider before using any other drugs with the vitamin.