A water-soluble vitamin present in foods like leafy vegetables and fruits or made synthetically. It is used as an antioxidant as well as to and treat scurvy. The vitamin is useful for the biosynthesis of collagen, neurotransmitters, and L-carnitine. It also protects against eye disease, immune system deficits, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health issues, and skin wrinkling.
Also Known As
- L-Ascorbic Acid