... gargles? and what is its mechanism in action locally?
The mechanism of action of vitamin C has several different effects in the human body, such as:
Antioxidant -- Many of the effects of vitamin C can be attributed to its antioxidant effects. As an antioxidant, it helps prevent the formation of free radicals, damaging molecules or atoms that can start a chain reaction of cellular damage. Free radicals play a role in various age-related conditions, such as cancer and heart disease.
Immune function -- There are numerous different proposed mechanisms by which vitamin C may improve immune function. At this time, it is not entirely clear how the vitamin stimulates the immune system.
Iron absorption -- Vitamin C aids in the absorption of iron from the digestive tract into the body.
Various metabolic pathways and synthesis processes -- It is important for many different crucial processes in the body, including forming cartilage and proteins and building or breaking down numerous other compounds or tissues in the body.
Vitamin C for bleeding gums, please do check with a dentist to be absolutely sure.
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