Vitamin P: Where Its Contained
Vitamin P (citrine, vitamin C2, bioflavonoids) is soluble in water and works closely with vitamin C.
Bioflavonoids don’t affect the activity and absorption of other nutrients. They contribute to the economical consumption of ascorbic acid metabolism in the body, prevent the occurrence of complications after taking drugs which depress blood clotting (anticoagulants).
Average daily dose of vitamin P is 35-50 mg.
Sources of Vitamin P
Vitamin P is rapidly degraded under the influence of temperature, so it is preferable to eat foods raw. This vitamin is found in all fruits and vegetables, which contain ascorbic acid:
- all citrus fruits (oranges, tangerines, lemons),
- and all sorts of grapes, apricots, apples, plums,
- berries (raspberry, aronia, blueberry, wild rose, black currant, blackberry ,
- vegetables (cabbage, peppers, beets, tomatoes, sorrel, lettuce, garlic).
Flavonoids are found in green tea. This variety of tea is the most beneficial for the body, because it has a strong antioxidant effect. It lowers cholesterol and excreted toxic substances and decomposition products. Green tea acts purifying by toning blood vessels and promoting weight loss.
Vitamin P Description
Citrine provides the absorption of vitamin C and the use of it in the body, and prevents its oxidation.
Vitamin P is a powerful antioxidant and is important in the prevention of hemorrhagic phenomena:
- bleeding of the visceral vessels and capillaries,
- edema, ascites, pleural effusion,
- retinal hemorrhages,
- venous disease, varicose veins, arthritis,
- burns, eczema,
- bleeding in the newborn;
- bleeding gums.
Vitamin P has a special antibacterial effect due to the catechins in its composition. They participate in the defense reactions of the organism to infection and colds.
Vitamin P increases elasticity of blood vessels, connective tissue, strengthens capillary walls.
Citrine has a positive impact on the ability of the blood to clot at the bleeding of various etiologies.
Vitamin P is able to protect the body from the following side effects:
- development of influenza virus
- harmful effects of X-rays,
- control content and increase the digestibility of calcium.
Deficiency of vitamin E in the body is manifested mainly by capillary fragility. With a lack of citrine in the body you should pay special attention to using rose hips, lemon and vegetable juices, fruit teas.