Every time I get a cold my mother wants to know if I’m taking my Vitamin C. She is a nurse and she insists that taking large doses of vitamin C is the fastest way to cure a cold and the best way to avoid one. I believe her, so I always remember to take it when the kids are sick or I feel a cold coming on. I have also read that Vitamin C helps you heal faster from bruises or injuries, and helps you to have healthier skin and gums. Since Vitamin C is not stored in your body, you can not overdose on it and it is one of the safest vitamins.

Knowing all of the benefits of Vitamin C, I was pleased to try Ester-C for three months and report my results. In fact, I was thrilled, since this winter has been a particularly bad one when it comes to colds and illnesses in my house.

My first bottle of Ester-C arrived last week and I started taking it faithfully every morning and night. I had a bit of a cold coming on before I started taking it, and it hasn’t developed into something worse. Normally I get a cold and within days I am sick as a dog, this time I just have a cold. It sucks, but it’s just a cold. I see that Ester-C also offer gummies, and they’re not just for kids! So if you have trouble swallowing pills, there is still an Ester-C for you.

Ester-C is not your typical Vitamin C. It is a patented form of vitamin C. It is made using a proprietary, water-based manufacturing process which results in a pH neutral product that contains naturally occurring vitamin C metabolites. These metabolites activate the vitamin C molecules making it easier for the body to transport them from cell to cell for numerous health benefits. You can read the ingredients and products details below.


Ester-C – 500mg

Supplement Facts
Serving Size 1 Tablet
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Vitamin C
(as Ester-C® Calcium Ascorbate)
500 mg 833%
(as Ester-C® Calcium Ascorbate)
55 mg 6%
C-Sorb™ Citrus Bioflavonoids Complex
Citrus Bioflavonoids (Citrus sinensis)(fruit), Sweet Orange, Tangerine, Lime, Lemon, Acerola, Rutin, Hesperidin Complex (Citrus spp.)(fruit), Naturally Occurring Vitamin C Metabolites
200 mg **
** Daily Value not established. 

Other Ingredients: Vegetable Cellulose, Calcium Silicate, Vegetable Stearic Acid, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate.

Suitable for vegetarians.

FREE OF: Yeast, wheat, milk or milk derivatives, lactose, sugar, preservatives, soy, artificial color, artificial flavor, sodium (less than 5 mg per serving), gluten, grapefruit.


*I was provided with Ester-C tablets to try for three months. My results and opinions are my own. I will be compensated for my time.



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