Vitamin C is important for growth and a correct development of bones, teeth, and gums. It promotes the production of collagen, blood capillaries and intracellular substances. It improves the defence mechanism of the body and its physical performance. It is an important anti-oxidant. If the body is stressed (wound healing, smoking, infection, cold, strain), it is suitable to supplement it in multiple doses higher than recommended daily doses (60 mg). Vitamin C is available in different pharmaceutical forms and with different potency, it is abundantly contained in fruits as well as vegetables.