Thorne Research Vitamin C with Flavonoids
Description & Features
Vitamin C is an essential, water-soluble antioxidant for collagen stabilization. A deficiency can result in poor collagen cross-linkage and weaker connective tissue. Bioflavonoids have some of the same mechanisms of action, potentiating the effect of ascorbic acid.
In addition to immune support, connective tissue support, and its role in cellular energy production, antioxidant activity is one of the primary reasons for vitamin C supplementation. In addition to strong antioxidant activity, flavonoids support other key functions in the body. Factors dictating higher vitamin C include smoking, alcohol ingestion, stress, diabetes, pregnancy, environmental toxicity, and the use of certain drugs.
- Synergistic blend of vitamin C and citrus bioflavonoids from oranges
- Vitamin C and flavonoids the way they're found together in nature
- Research shows a decrease in occasional sneezing and runny nose (not associated with a virus) with increased vitamin C intake
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 500 mg
Citrus Bioflavonoids (Citrus sinensis (orange) and Citrus paradisi (grapefruit) rind) 75 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose, Maltodextrin, Silicon dioxide.
Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you are taking any prescription medications, and/or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use bioflavonoid combinations containing tangeretin if you are taking tamoxifen for breast cancer. This product can cause photosensitivity in people exposed to high levels of UV, especially in people with fair skin. This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients. If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product. Vitamin C can cause diarrhea in some individuals in large doses, which can vary from person to person. This resolves when the dosage is reduced. Do not use if security seal inside the cap is broken. Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.