Essential C-curity - References

I Product Info I Ingredients I Recommended Use I Clinical Trials I Research Brief I References




Indication: overall health and immune response improvement; antioxidant defense; flu prophylaxis; gingival hemorrhage; decreased blood vessel’s elasticity; nose bleeding; collagen recovery in skin and joints.

Actions: strengthens the immune system due to the combination of the most bioavailable forms of vitamin C and zinc, promotes healthy cardiovascular function, strengthens blood vessel walls, effective prevention of colds, enhances growth and regeneration of the body’s cells, lowers the risk of developing some cancers, potent antioxidant, prevents free radical damage, slows down the aging process.

Ingredients (per 1 tablet):

Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, calcium ascorbate, ascorbyl palmitate, acerola (Malpighia glabra L) 4:1 fruit extract, rose hips (Rosa rugosa) powder) - 300 mg, zinc (as zinc citrate) - 2.7 mg, Hesperidin complex – 25 mg, Citrus bioflavonoid complex – 25 mg, Juniper berry (Juniperus communis) 2:1 extract (equivalent to 50 mg of crude herb) – 25 mg, rutin – 25 mg, Indole-3-carbinol – 1 mg.

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