Origin: Produced by dissolving ascorbic acid in water and adding an equivalent amount of sodium bicarbonate in water. It is then precipitated by the addition of isopropanol.
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Overview: Sodium ascorbate is the form of vitamin C that is connected to the mineral salt sodium. The basic properties and health benefits of sodium ascorbate are virtually identical with ascorbic acid, but the mineral salt buffers, thus lowers the acidity of ascorbic acid.
The buffered sodium ascorbate enters bloodstream more slowly than ascorbic acid when taken orally. Sodium Ascorbate is mostly used for preventing and treating the common cold, infections such as gum disease, acne, skin infections, stomach ulcers, helps the heart, blood vessels, and drastically helps improve the human immune system.
- Aiding cardiovascular health due to its antioxidant properties
- Promoting good eye health
- May aid in cancer prevention and treatment
- Improving immunity
Common Dosage: The recommended dosage of Sodium Ascorbate is 1-3 grams daily.