Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant and powerful free radical scavenger. Vitamin C is beneficial for a wide variety of conditions, specific effects on the body can include tissue repair, improving the production of lymphocytes and antibodies.

This nutrient can help boost the adrenal glands and stimulate liver enzymes. Vitamin C at high doses can become a pro-oxidant that has been found to be toxic to tumor cells as well as strengthening the immune system and providing pain relief for cancer patients. An IV of vitamin C allows very high doses to be administered to the body safely and effectively.