Blackmores Sustained Release C
This vitamin C supplement is buffered to be gentle on the stomach, and sustained release to supply nutrients over several hours. Vitamin C is commonly used to reduce the severity and duration of colds and allergic reactions, and assists wound healing.
Vitamin C is involved in hundreds of biological process, the most important being in the manufacture of collagen, the major protein in the body. Collagen is a structural protein found in tissue, cartilage and tendons, and it helps to support blood vessels. Due to its structural role in collagen synthesis vitamin C is necessary for wound repair, healthy gums, prevention of bruising and to protect against infection.
Vitamin C is water-soluble and only small amounts are stored in the body after it is absorbed from the intestine. It is an antioxidant in water, and therefore helps to neutralise potentially harmful reactions in the blood and the watery fluid inside and outside the body's cells.
Active ingredients per tablet:
- Vitamin C (derived from ascorbic acid 280g and† calcium ascorbate 266mg); Bioflavonoids 25mg; Hesperidin 25mg; Rosa canina (Rosehips) extract† equiv. to dry fruit 203.4mg; Rosa canina (Rosehips) fruit powder 46.6mg; (Total equiv Rosa canina 250mg) Rutin 50mg.
- Adults: Take one tablet twice a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed.
- For children 4-12 years we recommend Blackmores Multi or Cold Defence for Kids.