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Pure Encapsulations Buffered Ascorbic Acid Powder
Buffered ascorbic acid combines calcium ascorbate, magnesium ascorbate, and potassium ascorbate that may helpt to create a neutral pH vitamin C.*
Various Physiological Support Properties: Vitamin C attempts to offer a wide range of support for the human body.* It is a potent antioxidant and free radical scavenger supporting cellular and vascular health.* It may support the body’s defense system by promoting white blood cell function and activity, and increasing interferon levels, antibody responses, and secretion of thymic hormones.* Furthermore, this antioxidant has potential histamine lowering properties and increases lymphocyte formation.* It is also essential for the formation and maintenance of intercellular ground substance and collagen, may be important for joint health.* Vitamin C helps aid in the absorption of iron and the formation of red blood cells and converts folic acid to its active forms.*
The ascorbic acid in this formula is derived from corn dextrose fermentation. The minerals in this formula are naturally derived from limestone. Ascorbyl palmitate in Buffered Ascorbic Acid capsules is also derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 2-6 capsules, in divided doses, with or between meals, or 1/4 tsp (1,100 mg) or more per day, as needed.*
If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product. People with the following conditions should consult their doctor before supplementing with vitamin C: glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, iron overload (hemosiderosis or hemochromatosis), history of kidney stones, or kidney failure. It has been suggested that people who form calcium oxalate kidney stones should avoid vitamin C supplements because vitamin C can convert into oxalate and increase urinary oxalate. Consult your physician for more information.*
Buffered ascorbic acid may react with mixed amphetamines (a specific amphetamine combination used to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit disorder) and blood thinning medications. Consult your physician for more information.*
These statements have not been evaluated by Health Canada or the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.