Suggested Use: 1-4 capsules per day, in divided doses with meals.
Ascorbic Acid -
Pure ascorbic acid, or vitamin C, is a powerful dietary
antioxidant, providing optimal nutritional support for most all
physiological functions, including vascular and capillary
integrity in support of the circulatory system, immune system function and cellular health.
Uses For Pure Ascorbic Acid
Various Physiological Support Properties:
Vitamin C offers a
wide range of support for the human body. It is a potent
antioxidant and free radical scavenger supporting cellular
and vascular health. Vitamin C has been reported to
promote nitric oxide activity as well as to help maintain
healthy platelet function. It supports the body's defense
system by enhancing white blood cell function and
activity as well as increasing interferon levels, antibody
responses, and secretion of thymic hormones.
Furthermore, this antioxidant has histamine lowering
properties and increases lymphocyte formation. It is
essential for the formation and maintenance of intercellular
ground substance and collagen. Vitamin C aids in
the absorption of iron and the formation of red blood
cells and converts folic acid to its active forms.*
What Is The Source?
Pure ascorbic acid is derived from corn dextrose
fermentation. Vitamin C (ascorbyl palmitate) in Pure
Ascorbic Acid capsules is also derived from corn dextrose fermentation.
Pure Encapsulations recommends:
• Ascorbic Acid capsules: 1-4 capsules per day, in divided
doses, with meals.
• Ascorbic Acid powder: 1/4 to 1/2 scoop (tsp) or more as
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or
If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before
taking this product. People with the following conditions
should consult their doctor before supplementing
with vitamin C: glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
deficiency, iron overload (hemosiderosis or hemochromatosis),
history of kidney stones, or kidney failure. It has
been suggested that people who form calcium oxalate
kidney stones should avoid vitamin C supplements
because vitamin C can convert into oxalate and increase
urinary oxalate. Consult your physician for more
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Vitamin C may react with mixed amphetamines (a specific
amphetamine combination used to treat narcolepsy
and attention deficit disorder) and blood thinning
medications. Consult your physician for more information.