Vitamin C is commonly used to reduce the severity and duration of colds and allergic reactions and assist wound healing. Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant.
Blackmores Vitamin C 500mg Tablets is easy-to-swallow
Vitamin C from Blackmores Vitamin C 500mg Tablets is involved in hundreds of biological process, the most important being in the manufacture of collagen, the major protein in the body. Collagen is a structural protein found in tissue, cartilage and tendons, and it helps to support blood vessels. Due to its structural role in collagen synthesis vitamin C is necessary for wound repair, healthy gums, prevention of bruising and to protect against infection.
Vitamin C is involved in the production of white blood cells and antibodies, and is therefore necessary for healthy immune function. The body s requirement for vitamin C increases during times of stress.
Vitamin C is water-soluble and only small amounts are stored in the body after it is absorbed from the intestine. It is an antioxidant in water, and therefore helps to neutralise potentially harmful reactions in the blood and the watery fluid inside and outside the body s cells.
What else should I know?
Active Ingredients Per Blackmores Vitamin C 500mg Tablet: Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 500 mg
Adults - Take 1 Blackmores Vitamin C 500mg tablet twice a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed.
Children - For children 4 - 12 years we recommend Blackmores Multi or Cold Defence for Kids .
Consult your healthcare professional before use of Blackmores Vitamin C 500mg Tablets if you have had renal calculi (kidney stones). Ascorbic acid may increase the risk of recurrence of calcium oxalate calculi.
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