Planetary Herbals True To Nature C™ is vitamin C as nature intended. Much more than ascorbic acid alone, True To Nature C contains ascorbic acid with the primary bioflavonoids and added nutritional co-factors found in the naturally occurring vitamin C complex from plant sources that are essential for a complete spectrum of vitamin C activity.
Most fruits and vegetables contain some ascorbic acid. True To Nature C consists of natural ingredients that not only contain ascorbic acid, but further deliver the micronutrients necessary for the full benefits of Vitamin C Complex. Among the ingredients are:
- Acerola cherry (Malpighia emarginata)
- Camu Camu (Myrciaria dubia)
- Amla (Emblica officinalis)
- Rose hips (rosa canina)
True To Nature C also includes cabbage powder, elderberries, parsley leaf, cranberry, lecithin, grapeseed extract, and bilberry.
These and other ingredients combine to form the compounds identified by Dr’s Lee and Szent-Gyorgi in the Vitamin C Complex, including tyrosinase, an enzyme that catalyzes the ripening of fruit and the formation of pigments, neurotransmitters, and immune defense mechanisms; J Factors, a classic term for choline, relating to the oxygen-carrying capacity of the red blood cells; P Factors, such as rutin and hesperidin, bioflavonoids which positively affect vascular health; ascorbigen, which helps the body prevent absorption of toxins through the small and large intestines and exhibits provitamin immunostimulatory, and skin-conditioning properties; and copp