When taking Vitamin C, always ensure you are taking a supplement that also contains bioflavinoids, which enhance the absorption of Vitamin C. Together the two help strengthen the walls of blood vessels and capillaries, provide assistance for varicose veins, their anti histamine effects help to prevent allergies, minimize bruising and inflammation.
Vitamin C with bioflavinoids can be a useful supplement for women experiencing hot flushes.
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, essential for enhancing immune system function and increasing resistance to infection, balancing cholesterol.
Vitamin C plays a role in the formation of collagen and is necessary for the maintenance of healthy bones, teeth, gums, skin and blood vessels – in convenient tablet form.
Aspirin, antidepressants, analgesics, steroids, anti coagulants, tobacco and oral contraceptives all reduce the levels of vitamin C in the body leading to an increased need of supplementation.