Vit. C - a powerful antioxidant
Vitamin C is required for at least 300 metabolic functions in the body, including tissue growth and repair, adrenal function and healthy gums. It can reduce asthma symptoms and protect against harmful toxins.
As an antioxidant, it recharges other antioxidants, such as vitamin E, keeping them potent. It's water solubility makes it an efficient free radical scavenger in body fluids.
Our bodies cannot manufacture vitamin C, so it must be taken through food or supplement form.