Vitamin C also referred to as ascorbic acid is used to prevent or treat low levels of vitamin C in persons who do not get
sufficient from food. People who eat a normal diet do not need extra ascorbic acid. Vitamin C low levels can result in an ina-condition called scurvy. Scurvy may cause symptoms such as rash, muscle weakness, joint pain, tiredness, or tooth loss. VitaminC plays a vital role in the body. It helps maintain the health of the skin, cartilage, teeth, bone, and blood vessels. It is an antioxidant that serves to protect the body’s cells from damage.