Blackmores Bio C 1000mg 31 Tablets Vitamin C
Blackmores Bio C 1000mg Tablets contains
bioflavonoids that help increase the uptake and ultilisation of
vitamin C in the body. The formula is buffered with mineral
ascorbates making it gentle on the stomach, and contains the
natural sources of vitamin C, rosehips and acerola. Vitamin C is
commonly used to:
* reduce the severity and duration of colds and allergic
* assist wound healing via its role in collagen production.
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: Ascorbic acid 400mg; Sodium ascorbate 350mg; Calcium ascorbate 400mg, (equiv. to vitamin C 1000mg); Bioflavonoids 25mg; Rutin 50mg; Hesperidin 50mg; Rosa canina (Rosehips) extract equiv. to dry fruit 250mg; Malpighlia punicifolia (Acerola) extract equiv. to dry fruit 50mg.