Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant and necessary to produce collagen in the skin. Collagen is the most abundant protein in mammals, keeping skin and various tissues tough but flexible. Collagen is the most abundant protein in human body, and the foundation for building healthy bones, skin, muscle, and ligaments.

How Does Vitamin C Reduce the Severity of Cold and Viruses?

Vitamin C is essential for the proper functioning of immune cells. Did you know Vitamin C is quickly depleted during active infections, intense physical exercise? Therefore, Vitamin C deficiency may increase their risk.

In fact, a vitamin C deficiency significantly weakens the immune system and increases the risk of infections. For this reason, getting enough vitamin C during an infection is important.

High Dose Vitamin C and Stress 

White blood cells are known to contain vitamin C levels 10 times greater than the amount in other cells of the body. In addition, when the body is under stress it requires super high doses of vitamin C to function its best.

Anti-aging and Vitamin C

Part of our anti-aging philosophy at Intellectual Medicine is taking reasonable precautions to maintain our immune health. Vitamin C supplements and infusions are the cornerstone of our immune support regimen.

The Benefits of Vitamin C Supplements and Infusions:

  • Reduced cold severity: They reduced the symptoms of a cold, making it less severe.
  • Reduced cold duration: Supplements decreased recovery time by 8% in adults and 14% in children, on average.
  • May reduce the severity of viral illnesses including shingles, bronchitis, and upper respiratory infections.

In marathon runners and skiers, vitamin C halved the duration of the common cold, according to 2013 study published on PubMed

Bioavailability Matters: Bioavailability refers to the quality of the vitamin C products with regard to their capacity to get into the bloodstream. At Intellectual Medicine, we have high dose powdered vitamin C or buffered C capsules, both engineered for maximum bioavailability.


Oral supplements and vitamins have to compete with each other for access to your bloodstream. 

IV Vitamin infusion therapy delivers 100% of each vitamin directly into your blood stream and bypasses the gut. The results is that your body absorbs nearly 100% of the infusion nutrients. 

Vitamin C Infusions: 

  1. Shield Infusion : Immune system boost. super-dose Vit C, Magnesium and Zinc which are critical for immune function. Also B12, B-complex, for their added antioxidant support.
  2. Flu Fighter: Support your immune system without the awful side effects and gut ripping consequences of antibiotics. High dose vitamin C  supports the fight  against a cold or flu. Magnesium and Zinc are needed for the immune system to function at its best level.
  3. High C: High doses of vitamin C have been shown to kill cancer cells and may also reduce the side effects of chemotherapy.




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