Source Naturals, Ultimate Ascorbate C Powder, 16 oz (453.6 g)11 Reviews
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1.36 lbs (0.62 kg)
- Product Code: SNS-00092
- UPC Code: 021078000921
- Package Quantity: 16 oz (453.6 g)
- Dimensions: 3.5 x 3.5 x 6.6 in, 1.15 lbs (0.52 kg)
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- Dietary Supplement
Ultimate Ascorbate C Powder contains vitamin C as a blend of five fully reacted mineral ascorbates. Ascorbate C is a natural and better form of C than ascorbic acid because it is pH neutral, making it gentler on the digestive system. It is also more easily absorbed and utilized than ascorbic acid, and provides key minerals which may aid vitamin C metabolism. Vitamin C plays a vital role in collagen formation, amino acid metabolism, hormone synthesis, and the body's immune system.
1 heaping 1/4 measuring teaspoon mixed in water or juice as desired, preferably with a meal.
Suitable for vegetarians and Hypoallergenic: contains no yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, corn, soy or wheat. Contains no sugar, starch, salt, preservatives, or artificial color, flavor or fragrance.
Note: If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional before using this product.
Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1/4 Heaping Teaspoon (approx 1.35 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 336|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Total Carbohydrate||1 g||<1%*|
|Vitamin C (from magnesium, potassium, calcium, zinc & manganese ascorbates)||1,000 mg||1,670%|
|Calcium (as calcium ascorbate)||34 mg||3%|
|Magnesium (as magnesium ascorbate)||32 mg||8%|
|Zinc (as zinc ascorbate)||3 mg||20%|
|Manganese (as manganese ascorbate)||1 mg||50%|
|Potassium (as potassium ascorbate)||86 mg||2%|
|*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
After neglecting my teeth for over a decade, I finally was forced to a dentists office by a raging infection. The dentist poked and prodded, took xrays and asked how soon I intented to have dentures. With serious gum disease and several cavities, I was right at the tipping point where a future of applesauce and Polident seemed inevitable. I submitted to my first thorough teeth cleaning in decades, and resolved to finally get serious about my teeth and gums. I studied the matter at great length, and came up with a regimen that seems to have worked for me: Each morning I brush with a peroxide-containing toothpaste (Mentadent). I follow this by flossing with dental floss treated with tea tree (Desert Essence, Tea Tree Oil Dental Floss, Waxed, 50 Yds [45.7 m]). I follow this with a mouth rinse using one ounce of hot water, into which I've mixed a teaspoon of colloidal silver (FutureBiotics, Advanced Colloidal Silver, 4 fl oz [118 ml]). I swish the mixture around my mouth for 30 seconds or so, trying to reach between and behind all my teeth. At this point, I've killed as many bad germs as I can. I follow this with one tablespoon of liquid acidophilus (American Health, Probiotic Acidophilus, Plain Flavor, 16 fl oz [472 ml])mixed in one ounce of tepid water. I swish that around for 30 seconds or so, and spit the mixture out. During the day I'll have a couple of xylitol mints (Xlear Inc [Xclear], Spry, Berryblast Mints, Sugar Free, 240 Count, 144 g), which also kills the germs that cause cavities. It leaves my mouth feeling clean. In the evening I repeat the brushing and flossing, but follow it with a different regimen, designed to reduce inflammation and remineralize the teeth: in 2 ounces of warm water I mix a half-teaspoon of colloidal minerals (Trace Minerals Research, ConcenTrace, Trace Mineral Drops, 8 fl oz [237 ml]), a quarter teaspoon of ascorbate (Source Naturals, Ultimate Ascorbate C Powder, 16 oz [453.6 g])and a quarter teaspoon of MSM (Doctor's Best, Best MSM Powder, 250 g). I swish it around for 60 seconds or so, making sure it reaches every corner of my mouth. I believe that this saved my teeth. My dentist noticed that several cavities that he was expecting to fill were no longer there. Moreover, the gum disease that had threatened to have me in dentures was mysteriously cured. I now believe that I'll have my original teeth into my eighties, at least. Thank goodness for Iherb! I believe that nutritional supplements saved my life. I've tried a lot of products, and I know what works and what doesn't. My reviews are honest, straighforward, and based on my experience. Read my other reviews to quickly learn from my three decades of research and experimentation.
I like to put a scoop of magnesium or calcium ascorbate in my mouth as a slightly alkaline form of vitamin C to kill yeast without eroding my teeth. A mix of minerals might possibly even remineralise the teeth so I bought this, but it tasted acid, and sure enough my saliva was at the most acid limit of my pH paper, so 5.5 OR LESS!!! So if you want a buffered C for the stomach this may not be ideal either. With the BioCare Magnesium Ascorbate and the Higher Nature Calcium Ascorbate (English brands) my salive is always nicely alkaline.