Vitamin C supports immune system function and collagen health. The primary function of Vitamin C is maintaining collagen. Vitamin C also helps form red blood cells, provides antioxidant protection against free radicals, and supports the immune system.
Vitamin C is a water-soluble antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals to prevent damage. It supports collagen production to benefit skin, teeth and bone health.
Factors such as coffee, tea, smoking, illness, strenuous exercise, and physical and mental stress all deplete Vitamin C levels in the body. The following drugs also tend to deplete Vitamin C in the system: Aspirin, Betapar, Brevicon, Cortisone, Demulen, Enovid, Indocin, Norinyl, Orasone, Prednisone, Sterazolidin.