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Thorne Research, Pure Ascorbic Acid - 250 Veggie Caps

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Crystalline vitamin C

  • A water-soluble antioxidant
  • Promotes a healthy immune system*
  • Antioxidant
  • Collage, Skin Vitamins
  • 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 an important 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.*

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

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: One Capsule
Each Capsule Contains:Amount Per Serving% DV
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)1 g1,667%
Daily Value (DV)

Other Ingredients                                        

Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule.

Warnings                                        

Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.

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

Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.

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