Clinical Use of Vitamin C
works as an oxidizing agent in massive amounts ( i.e. 50-150 grams) When used intravenously,
it appears that Vitamin C acts as reducing agent, an oxidizing agent, anti-viral,
anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, an antihistamine, and as a anti-infective agent.
Some of its
functions in certain pathological conditions include the following:
Ascorbic acid enters all cells and prevents the spread of viruses.
Cells expand, rupture and die, but there are no virus particles available to enter and infect new
cells. If a virus has entered a cell, the Vitamin C inhibits its spread by breaking down the components
necessary for its re-generation.
Vitamin C can be used to support the healing process of the following: