1st Time Comparison of Oral, Liposomal and Intravenous Vitamin C

Liposomal vitamin C, which is enfolded within a lipid bilayer, produced a greater blood plasma concentration of vitamin C than plain unencapsulated vitamin C in humans. Intravenous vitamin C was far superior to oral vitamin C however.

Plasma vitamin C in milligrams per deciliter of plasma

Following administration of 4 grams (4000 mg) vitamin C

  1 hour 3 hours
Oral vitamin C 1.6 2.2
Oral liposomal vitamin C 2.2 3.4
Intravenous vitamin C 27.0 10.0

Source: Nutrition & Metabolic Insights June 2016

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