Tasty Vitamin C — Chewable Wild Blueberry promotes healthy capillaries, gums and teeth and aids in iron absorption. It helps heal wounds and broken bones and, by increasing the absorption of iron from the intestine, it helps treat anemia. Vitamin C plays a role in collagen formation within connective tissue, and it contributes to hemoglobin and red-blood-cell production in bone marrow.
Vitamin C is perhaps best known for its role as an immune system booster that helps prevent viral and bacterial infections. It is recommended for treatment of the common cold.
This formula contains lemon bioflavanoids that work synergistically with Vitamin C to maintain the structural health and fluid permeability of capillaries. Bioflavanoids are also potent antioxidants that protect cells from free-radical damage.
Serving Size: 1 tablet
Quantity: 100 + 20 tablets
Helps metabolize fats and proteins
Helps in the development and maintenance of bones, cartilage, teeth and gums
Helps in connective tissue formation
Helps in wound healing
An antioxidant for the maintenance of good health
May help reduce duration and severity of the common cold
|Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Ascorbate)||500 mg|
|Wild Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium fruit) standardized to 1.5% anthocyanins||30 mg|
|Supporting botancial blend derived from Rutin (Dimorphandra mollis pod)||7 mg|
|Hesperidin Complex (Citrus limon, Citrus paradisi, Citrus sinensis rind)|
|Lemon Bioflavonoids (Citrus limon rind) providing 3% Hesperidin|
|Acerola cherry (4:1) extract (Malphighia glabra fruit) equivalent to 5.6 mg of raw herb|
|Rosehips (Rosa canina fruit)|
|Also contains: Dextrose, Mannitol, Cellulose, Vegetable Stearic Acid, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Silica, Calcium Carbonate, Sucralose, Natural Blueberry, Strawberry and Raspberry Flavours.|
Drug Interactions: Mixed amphetamines, Propanolol (medication for high blood pressure), Tetracycline, and Warfarin (blood thinning medication).
Nutrient Depletions: Acetaminophen, Ampicillin, Alcohol, Aspirin, Carbidopa, Clozapine, Cyclophosphamide, Cyclosporin (medication for cancer treatment), Nitroglycerin, oral contraceptives. Excess Vitamin C can interfere with the absorption of copper and selenium.
Supportive Interactions: Loop diuretics (Vitamin C amplifies the effects of these medications), nitrate medications for heart disease (Vitamin C may reduce the development of tolerance). Vitamin C works well when taken in conjunction with other antioxidants (i.e. vitamin E).
Warnings and Precautions: None known when taken as directed.
Toxicity, Adverse Warnings and Side Effects: Doses greater than recommended have been associated with loose stools, diarrhea, gas and bloating. Decrease dosage if these symptoms occur.
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