Citrus C ™
Citrus C™ A complex dietary organic whole food daily supplement
A specifically chosen and formulated from all Australian Citrus
Rich in NATURAL VITAMIN C and citrus bioflavoids.
Benefits and uses of Natural Vitamin C
Vitamin C has been proven to combat free radical oxidization with its potent antioxidant properties.
Low levels of vitamin C in the blood are linked to a more severe form of peripheral artery disease supplementation has been shown to improve circulation, particularly in the case of peripheral vascular disease. It may also help people who experience cold hands and feet in the cooler weather. Improving circulation can benefit virtually all areas of your body as there is more blood carrying nutrients to cells.
Vitamin C also provides antioxidant protection for your surface skin cells against UV damage that leads to poor skin tone, age spots and fine lines and wrinkles. Having a good dietary intake is even very important.
Vitamin C for Digestive Health
Like your skin, the digestive tract tissues are bonded together with collagen. Vitamin C is necessary for collagen production and may help heal problems in the gastrointestinal tract. It may also prevent the stomach ulcer causing Helicobacter pylori bacteria.
Fighting Colds and Flu with Vitamin C
Vitamin C has been demonstrated to increase immune cell production, activity and survival against viral infections.
There’s around hundred times more vitamin C in the protective white blood cells of your blood than regular plasma. Research suggests this amount decreases at the onset of a cold. By replenishing your internal stocks of vitamin C, you are giving your white blood cells more of a chance to fight back against cold and flu viruses.
Benefits and uses of citrus bioflavonoids
Antioxidant. Rutin and quercetin are the strongest flavonoid anti-oxidants.
Anti-inflammatory. Rutin and quercetin have very powerful anti-inflammatory benefits.
Capillary permeability and circulation are improved. Flavonoids are highly effective at preventing and treating varicose veins. They help maintain normal blood pressure, and assist with swelling, oedema, and respiration in the lungs. Hesperidin is often used for the treatment of varicose veins and haemorrhoids. A deficiency of hesperidin in the diet has been linked with abnormal capillary function, extremity pain and leg cramps. (Hesperidin is found most abundantly in the peel and membranous parts of lemons and oranges). Citrus bioflavonoids are widely used in Europe to treat various diseases of the blood vessels and lymph system, including leg ulcers, bruising, haemorrhoids, chronic venous insufficiency, nosebleeds, and lymphoedema / lymphedema following breast cancer surgery.
Anti-allergic. Flavonoids can modify allergens and the biological response to them.
Anti-inflammatory. Anti-microbial . Quercetin inhibits reverse transcriptase, part of the replication process of retroviruses.
Cancer Various preventative and healing properties . Quercetin as found in citrus fruits has powerful anti-cancer properties.
Anti-diarrheal. Insulin response and blood glucose levels. Helps to normalise, and protects against diabetes.
Recommended daily intake of supplement:
Adults – Take 1 tablet 1 to 2 times a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed.
Not to be used by children without medical advice.
Limiting sugar intake 2 hours before and after intake may give greater benefit.
Consult your healthcare professional before use if you have had renal calculi (kidney stones). Ascorbic acid may increase the risk of recurrence of calcium oxalate calculi. Those with Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, high levels of oxidised LDL, and in particular those with high iron levels, should not supplement high-dose vitamin C
If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional, Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet. Not to be used by children without medical advice.