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Thompson's Ultra C, an advanced form of Vitamin C, is easier to absorb ino the body, and gentler on the stomach than other Vitamin C complexes that use highly acidic ascorbic acid (pH 2.4).
Thompson's state-of-the-art, advanced Poly-ascorbate form has a clear advantage over ordinary Vitamin C. As well as better absorption, Ultra C supplies calcium, magnesium, potassium and zinc, minerals that are often excreted and lost when Vitamin C increases in the body.
Ultra C also provides the valuable cofactors Bioflavonoids, Rosehips and Zinc to further enhance the action of the complex.
Vitamin C's primary function is the manufacture of collagen, which is a crucial protein in the connective tissue, cartilage and tendons that hold the body together. So as well as a powerful immune booster, Vitamin C is useful for repairing wounds, preventing bruising and keeping gums healthy. Vitamin C also has a critical role in the manufacture of certain nerve transmitting substances and hormones, and the absorption and use of other nutritional factors.
Vitamin C affects immune function by enhancing white blood cell activity and increasing interferon levels and antibody responses. During times of chemical, emotional, physical or psychological stress, the urinary system excretes Vitamin C in significant amounts, thereby increasing the body’s need for this vitamin. Vitamin C is the first line antioxidant protection, making it one of our most important antioxidant nutrients.
Indications for Use:
Vitamin C benefits the body in so many ways. It helps boost immunity, and as a powerful antioxidant is guards against the ravages of pollution, cigarette smoke and stress. It helps wounds heal quickly and reduces the risk of cataracts. Vitamin C may assist with the treatment of colds by reducing the severity of symptoms and speeding recovery. It may also assist in the relief of hayfever and allergies.
A safe recommendation during pregnancy is 500mg daily.
Adults - take one tablet a day (with food), or as professionally prescribed.
Not to be used by children under 2 years of age.
Each tablet contains:
Calcium Ascorbate 983mg
equiv. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 812mg
equiv. Calcium 92mg
Magnesium Ascorbate 145mg
equiv. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 130mg
equiv. Magnesium 9mg
Potassium Ascorbate 82mg
equiv. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 58mg
equiv. Potassium 13mg
Rosehip (Rosa Canina) fruit powder 20mg
Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate 2.75mg
equiv. Zinc 1mg
Contraindications: None known. Studies do not support the existence of rebound scurvy with sudden cessation or after pregnancy.