Ascorbic Acid also known as Vitamin C. Ascorbic Acid is used to treat insufficient levels of Vitamin C. Vitamin C is essential for healthy skin, cartilage, teethe, bone, blood vessels. It protects body cells from damage and is known as an antioxidant.
In combination with other vitamins, it is known to improve the health of eye conditions, in particular macula degeneration. Studies show that is appears to lower the risk of developing cataracts.
It promotes the healing of cuts, abrasions, wounds; helps to fight infections; lessens the risk of developing high blood pressure and heart disease, as well as aiding with regulation of cholesterol levels. Also aids in iron absorption.