Vitamin C,Benefits, Sources, Supplements, Ascorbic acid,Scurvy

Vitamin C:

  • It was discovered by scientists James Lind and Gent Garthy.
  • The chemical name is Ascorbic acid Its generic name is called Anti Scurvy Vitamin, Slimness Vitamin, Cheap Vitamin
  • It has Citrus /Lemon juice, Siri (Indian gooseberry), Available in sodium Guava and so on.

  • It is not available in animal products such as milk, eggs and meat.
  • Its functions 1. Collagen-making protein 2. Fracture of broken bones 3.Recovery from wounds 4. Restore lost parts 5. Prevent viruses 6. Controlling heart rhythms 7. Working as an anti-cancer / anti-oxidant 8. Increase immunity 9. Iron (Fe) absorption 10. Reduce cholesterol and so forth.
  • Diseases caused by its deficiency are Scurvy: Bleeding from gums. Bones, muscle aches, skin breaks and so forth.
  • Vitamin C is an Antioxidant
  • It is important for your skin, bones, and connective tissue. It promotes healing and helps the body absorb iron.


 1. Heat perishable vitamins: C, folic acid.
 2. The vitamins that make E.coli: K, B,
 3. Vitamins that contain Sulfur are: B, B, (Biotin).
 4. Anti-Cancer Vitamines: A, C, E.
 5. Vitamins present in beer: B3,B6, B9, B12.
Note: Vitamins A, D available from shark cod fish liver oil.


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