Buffered ascorbic acid combines calcium ascorbate, magnesium ascorbate, and potassium ascorbate to create a neutral pH vitamin C. This special form of ascorbic acid lessens possible gastric irritation in sensitive individuals.
Vitamin C is a very important antioxidant which can help maintain good health and heal wounds, and is also involved in forming and/or keeping up many parts of the body, including bones, cartilage, teeth, gums, and connective tissue.
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, and increasing interferon levels, antibody responses, and secretion of thymic hormones.
Furthermore, this antioxidant has histamine lowering properties and increases lymphocyte formation. It is also essential for the formation and maintenance of intercellular ground substance and collagen, important for joint health.
Vitamin C aids in the absorption of iron and the formation of red blood cells and converts folic acid to its active forms.
Per half scoop (1.1 g):
500 mg Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) (from Calcium ascorbate, Magnesium ascorbate, Potassium ascorbate).
The ascorbic acid in this formula is derived from corn dextrose fermentation. The minerals in this formula are naturally derived from limestone.