Vitamin C is an antitoxin vitamin which assists our body of ridding itself of toxic metals such as Cadmium, Lead and Mercury. It is also a powerful antioxidant.
Role In Our Body
- Helps us absorb nutrients from food, especially Iron.
- Assists in forming and maintaining the health of our bones and teeth.
- Assists our immune system to kill infections and to eliminate toxic metals and poisons.
- Protects cells from oxygen damage (anti-oxidant effect).
- Assists in forming body and blood cells.
- Helps heal broken bones, bruises and wounds.
- Helps regulate our cholesterol levels.
- High cholesterol levels. High blood pressure, heart attack, stroke.
- Insomnia, depression, anxiety, nervousness. Mental disorders. Addiction.
- Kidney disorders. Pre-eclampsia during pregnancy.
- Increased levels of toxins in body.
- Bed sores. Low immunity to poisons, colds, infections and slower recovery time.
- Slow wound and bone fracture healing.
- Glaucoma. Eye cataracts.
- Easy bruising. Purplish Skin.
- Abnormally red gums.
- Painful joints and lower spine, internal bleeding (scurvy).
- Bleeding gums. Losse, easily decayed teeth.
- Haggard face. Dry or scaly skin, raised hair follicles. Premature aging. Pin head spots.
- Weak red blood cells, low energy, pale skin (Iron deficient anaemia).
- Insufficient milk in breastfeeding mothers.
- Food and chemical allergies.
- Throat, stomach and cervical cancers.
- Male infertility.
- Poor digestion of food. Bad breath.
- Arthritis and muscle pain.
- Over 2000 mg daily can cause wind, diarrhoea, skin rashes or irritation in the urinary passage.
Good Sources Of Vitamin C
- Brassicas (Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage etc)
- Citrus Fruit
- Leafy Greens