Did You Know? Vitamin C cannot be stored in the body, so we need a constant supply and this formulation allows more efficient use of this vitamin by slowly releasing it into the body. What are the benefits of Vitamin C 1, 000mg Timed Release? Antioxidant Vitamin C provides a wide range of health benefits and is well known for its role in immune health, the protection of cells from oxidative stress, and the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. Vitamin C contributes to collagen formation for the normal function of blood vessels, bones, cartilage, gums, skin, and teeth. It plays an important role in energy-yielding metabolism, psychological function, and the functioning of the nervous system. This specially formulated product carefully blends 1, 000mg vitamin C in a base of rose hips extract, acerola extract, rutin, lemon bioflavonoids and hesperidin complex derived from natural sources. This product contains no sugar, starch, artificial colourings, or flavourings. Each specially processed tablet is designed with a special coating derived from natural sources, allowing a slow release of vitamin C over an extended period, providing improved bioavailability, and minimal urinary excretory loss.