New Scientific Study – Vitamin C Antiviral Mechanisms

Here is a Brand New Study About Vitamin C’s ability to be a Powerful Antiviral Agent 

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid, AA) Antiviral Mechanisms (11) Direct antiviral mechanisms

Orthmolecular Medicine – Micheal J Gonzalez DSc, NMD, PhD, FANMA, FACN 2020

  1. Disruption of viral capsid by structurally interfering with the sugar moeity of its glycoprotein envelope.
  2. Damage of the viral capsid due to AA RedOx capacity when given in pharmacological doses.
  3. Inhibition of viral replication when provided in pharmacological doses by creating a hostile environment for this

    activity to occur, in addition to inhibiting viral replication enzymes.

    Indirect physiological mechanisms

  4. Increases cellular Immunity (White blood cells, neutrophils, macrophages, lymphocytes, Nk cells (Natural Killer Cells).
  5. Increases humoral immunity (B cells, antibodies).
  6. Increases antiviral proteins (Interferon).
  7. Increases energy by providing necessary electrons and electron movement for mitochondrial ATP generation.
  8. Limits the main source of fuel of pathogenic organisms, sugar, when provided in pharmacological doses.
  9. Potent, quick antioxidant action when provided in proper doses to prevent the dangerous and severe pathological cascade of the cytokine storm.
  10. Maintains structural integrity of cells by favoring collagen formation.

11. Modulates gene expression- Vitamin C administration decreases expression of susceptibility genes, including

mitochondrial antiviral signaling (MAVS) and interferon regulatory factor 3 (IRF3), and increased expression of NF-κB. These in conjunction induce type I interferons (IFNs) and elicit innate antiviral response.

Rev. 05/12/2020


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2 Responses to New Scientific Study – Vitamin C Antiviral Mechanisms

  1. Valerie F Wood says:

    Wonderful vitamin C

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