Vitamin C is an antioxidant. It is required for tissue growth and repair and is essential in the formation of collagen. It is well-known as a stimulator of the immune system. Immune-enhancing effects of Vitamin C include antibody responses and levels, secretion of thymic hormones and integrity of connective tissue. Vitamin C is best known for combating the common cold, however, it is a factor in the normal development and maintenance of bones, cartilage, teeth and gums. It plays a role in healing burns and wounds by facilitating the formation of connective tissue in the scar. Vitamin C is also needed for the metabolism of folic acid and increases the body’s ability to absorb iron.
AOR Vitamin C contains 100% Pure Ascorbic Acid and should be taken as recommended by a Health Care Professional.