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Vitamin C Crystals



Vitamin C Crystals may be a useful dietary supplement for those who wish to increase their daily intake of this

important antioxidant vitamin.

FORMULA (#82145)

Each teaspoon contains:

Vitamin C .......................................................................................................... 4,000mg


Mix ½ to 1 teaspoon in 8 ounces of water or juice or as directed by a healthcare professional.


No adverse side effects have been reported.


Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.Vitamin C Crystals

Pure Ascorbic Acid


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In Vivo 1994;8:251-258.Vitamin C Crystals

Pure Ascorbic Acid

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