Use: Vitamin C promotes a healthy immune system and helps to prevent and reduce the severity of the common cold. Recent studies have been done on the benefits of Vitamin C to improve physical endurance and slow the aging process.*
History: Although not isolated until 1928, Vitamin C has a long and rich history in treating many ailments. Historically, Vitamin C was used to prevent and treat scurvy. Scurvy is now very rare, but it was once common among sailors who spent long periods of time on voyages that lasted longer than the supply of fruits and vegetables.