The Advantages of Liposomal Vitamin C

The Advantages of Liposomal Vitamin C

If you’re looking to enhance your cardiovascular, neurological, and immunological function, liposomal vitamin C is a product to consider adding to your supplementation regimen. 

What is Liposomal Vitamin C? 

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble nutrient that is essential for human health. Unlike standard forms of vitamin C, The Wellness Company’s Vitamin C supplement features a liposomal casing that protects it from damage that might otherwise occur during digestion, to enhance bioavailability and absorption to ensure you’re getting the most bang for your buck. In a 2016 study, liposomal vitamin C was shown to be absorbed at almost double the level of regular vitamin C [1]. 

Benefits of Liposomal Vitamin C 

Improved Immune Function [2] 

  • For decades, researchers have known that adequate vitamin C intake is necessary for the body's immune system to function correctly. Individuals lacking sufficient vitamin C are vulnerable to frequent infections.  
  • Vitamin C enhances immunity by supporting the function of white blood cells, the body’s first line of defense against illness. 
  • If immune function is important to you, vitamin C should be a staple in your supplement arsenal. 

Cancer Support [3] 

  • A 2014 systematic review suggested that Vitamin C may mitigate many of the symptoms of cancer, such as fatigue, nausea, insomnia, and depression. 
  • More rigorous study is needed, but high dose vitamin C may be used as an adjunct supplement to improve outcomes for cancer patients. 

Better Brain and Heart Health

  • Vitamin C deficiency is a risk factor for the development of many chronic conditions, including neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as depression and anxiety [4]. 
  •  Supplementation is a viable preventative option to mitigate the risk of such conditions, and could be an effective treatment adjunct for those exploring low-risk treatment alternatives to typical psychiatric medications. 
  • In addition to its benefits to brain function, it also improves cardiovascular health. According to a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition [5], high supplemental vitamin C intake significantly reduces the risk of coronary heart disease. 

Skin Health 

  • Vitamin C plays a key role in the production of collagen, a protein that helps to hold tissues together and is essential for the health of skin, blood vessels, and bones.  
  • A deficiency in vitamin C can lead to a decrease in collagen production, resulting in dry, brittle skin and poor wound healing. Adequate intake of vitamin C can help to maintain healthy skin and promote the healing of cuts and bruises [6]. 


If you're unsure whether liposomal vitamin C is right for you, we recommend speaking with a trusted healthcare provider, such as one of our physicians at The Wellness Company.


[1] Davis, J. L., Paris, H. L., Beals, J. W., Binns, S. E., Giordano, G. R., Scalzo, R. L., Schweder, M. M., Blair, E., & Bell, C. (2016). Liposomal-encapsulated Ascorbic Acid: Influence on Vitamin C Bioavailability and Capacity to Protect against Ischemia–Reperfusion Injury. Nutrition and Metabolic Insights, 9, NMI.S39764.  

[2] Kotlářová, L. (2021). Vitamin C, Anti-Infective Immunity and the Issue of Decreased Vitamin C Levels in Children. Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research, 35(2).  

[3] Fritz, H., Flower, G., Weeks, L., Cooley, K., Callachan, M., McGowan, J., Skidmore, B., Kirchner, L., & Seely, D. (2014). Intravenous Vitamin C and Cancer. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 13(4), 280–300.  

[4] Does Vitamin C Influence Neurodegenerative Diseases and Psychiatric Disorders? (2017). Nutrients, 9(7), 659.   

[5] Knekt, P., Ritz, J., Pereira, M. A., O’Reilly, E. J., Augustsson, K., Fraser, G. E., Goldbourt, U., Heitmann, B. L., Hallmans, G., Liu, S., Pietinen, P., Spiegelman, D., Stevens, J., Virtamo, J., Willett, W. C., Rimm, E. B., & Ascherio, A. (2004). Antioxidant vitamins and coronary heart disease risk: a pooled analysis of 9 cohorts. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 80(6), 1508–1520.  

[6] Moores, J. (2013). Vitamin C: a wound healing perspective. British journal of community nursing, 18(Sup12), S6-S11. 

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