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Thorne Research, Pure Ascorbic Acid, 180 Veggie Caps (Discontinued Item)

Thorne Research, Pure Ascorbic Acid, 180 Veggie Caps (Discontinued Item)

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  • Shipping Weight:
    0.41 lbs
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  • Product Code: THR-15001
  • UPC Code: 693749150015
  • Package Quantity: 180 Veggie Caps
  • Dimensions:
    2.6 x 2.6 x 5 in, 0.35 lbs
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Product Overview

Description

  • Dietary Supplement
  • Hypoallergenic

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) has several mechanisms of action that give it wide-ranging value to body structures and functions. It is a potent water-soluble antioxidant; it enhances the immune system; and it supports connective tissue formation.

Vitamin C is essential for the support of wound healing because it is a cofactor for the synthesis of collagen and other connective tissue components. The combined effects of vitamin C on collagen synthesis, antioxidant status, and immune function make it an important nutrient for surgery patients and wound healing.

Vitamin C is necessary for the action of the enzymes involved in phase I liver detoxification. In addition, as an antioxidant it helps quench the free-radical intermediates created during this first phase of detoxifying substances in the liver. Furthermore, vitamin C raises levels of the important antioxidant glutathione by increasing its rate of synthesis, thus enhancing the liver's phase II detoxification as well. Vitamin C can also protect against the toxic effects of heavy metals such as lead, aluminum, and cadmium.

The ascorbic acid products manufactured by Thorne contain only pure, crystalline vitamin C – without added corn starch, magnesium stearate, or other lubricants and diluents – to ensure greater bioavailability and efficacy.

Suggested Use

Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.

Other Ingredients

Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule.

Warnings

Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.

If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.

Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: One Capsule
Each Capsule Contains: Amount Per Serving % DV
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 500 mg 833%
Daily Value (DV)
iHerb Customer Reviews
 

Good

Posted by Reviewer3000993 on Feb 08, 2014 | Verified Purchase

Liked that it's nothing but ascorbic acid.

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GMO? Try to get a decent answer from Thorne!

Posted by Reviewer2421376 on Nov 08, 2012 | Verified Purchase

I'd give it a minus if there was such a rating! Thorne claim they use a mix of GMO and non-GMO products! but REFUSE to confirm the status of any individual products, leaving customers blind! Well, buyer beware! I suggest iherb drop this brand until they become willing to disclose the GMO status of their products!

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Good vitamin C version

Posted by MrJellybean on Jun 27, 2012 | Verified Purchase

Easy to take capsules but I prefer the 1g version of this product that Thorne also offers. Seems to be a better cost for that one as well.

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Optimum C

Posted by Reviewer3172923 on May 22, 2011 | Verified Purchase

Vitamin c never tasted so good.. Pure is the king.

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Love Thorne products but...

Posted by Reviewer2025838 on May 04, 2011 | Verified Purchase

I just can't take ascorbic acid, bothers my stomach too much. Ascorbyl palmitate as in TwinLab Allergy-C gives me no problems at all.

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