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Mystery Unveiled - Can You Inhale Vitamin C?

Did you know cats and dogs can produce vitamin C naturally? Unfortunately, us humans don’t have this superpower, but there are multiple ways we can consume this important nutrient. Vitamin C is known to be essential to immune health, among many other bodily functions, but many people don’t have enough in their diet. Though its primary source is foods like fruits, especially citrus, and vegetables, we can also ingest vitamin C by drinking fresh juices and taking lab-made supplements. However, there’s a new and exciting form of vitamin intake that people haven’t considered, and are now realizing the benefits of -- inhaling vitamins! 

If you haven’t heard of this health movement yet, you may be wondering a few things. Is breathing vitamins safe? Does vitamin inhalation work? Here we will unravel this mystery and break down the topic of inhaling vitamins, specifically vitamin C.

What Is Vitamin C and Its Function?

A natural antioxidant also known as sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid, vitamin C has countless beneficial properties for our bodies. In the olden days, people believed it could treat scurvy. Today, we know vitamin C can clean blood vessels, and promote healthy skin, bones, cartilage and teeth. It also encourages wound healing through the repair of body tissues and formation of collagen. Furthermore, it helps our body protect cells and fight off inflammation.

Most people know vitamin C is good to have around to help cure a common cold. In reality, the range of possible applications for vitamin C is much wider. You can use it to treat allergies, arthritis, peptic ulcers, asthma, and even to prevent chronic fatigue, dementia, and depression.

Can Vitamin C Be Inhaled?

Absolutely! Only a few puffs of one LUVV Air disposable can pack your lungs with the recommended daily dose of vitamin C, with no side effects! With each inhale, vitamin C gets deep into your lungs, right where the membranes absorb it the most, which is how it gets transported into the bloodstream. 

When you inhale vitamin C, it can make it easier to cough up the mucus in your lungs. Many have reported relief and that after a few inhales, the urge to cough is completely suppressed. The effects of vitamin C inhalation can last for up to two hours, after which you can continue with a few more puffs. Vitamin C can also help with sinus congestion.

The LUVV Air VITA is a combination of vitamin C along with beneficial vitamins, including vitamin A, D3, B12, and co-enzyme Q10 that can provide essential support to your immune system and supply you with an optimal daily vitamin dose. Featuring hints of fresh mint and citrus flavors, the VITA can also make you feel more energetic and awake.

Is Inhaling Vitamin C Dangerous?

No way! You may run across claims that inhaling vitamin C can be dangerous due to its acidity or that the heat destroys all of its beneficial properties. This is not true by any means, at least in reference to our lab-tested vitamin-infused pods. 

Inhaling vitamin C typically has no harmful side effects. One of the studies that proves this claim found a positive correlation between vitamin C and patients with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Patients who inhaled it 3 to 4 times a day haven’t experienced any side effects during their 6-month therapies.

Another study, related to the development of a citric acid aerosol as a smoking cessation aid, proved smoking addicts experienced relief and even satisfaction after inhaling citric acid (found in citric fruits, just like vitamin C). We’re talking about 15% citric acid here, so you get the idea of its intensity. Inhaling reasonable amounts of citric acid or vitamin C can’t harm you in any way. As long as you stick to the recommended dose, your body will absorb vitamin C positively, even if you have a lung disease such as emphysema.

The recommended dose of vitamin C in a day is up to 90 milligrams, while the max amount is about 2000 milligrams. If you don’t want to pass this recommendation, take several puffs a day at intervals of several hours. Start small – 3 to 4 puffs a day, and you can slowly increase this number if you don’t experience any discomfort. When we take into account that each LUVV Air product gets you between 400 and 500 inhalations, that means your favorite disposable can last you for approximately 2 months, at least. Although the chances of adverse effects are very slim, exceeding the suggested limit could result in a possibility of nausea, cramps, or headache.

Summary

Inhalation is a safe, powerful and accessible way to take important supplements like vitamin C anywhere, and anytime. While it is possible to ingest a proper amount of vitamin C in daily life, does your busy schedule leave you enough time to think about the amount of vitamins and fresh ingredients you should consume in a day? Our immune health is something we’re all worried about right now, and having a convenient, quick and simple solution is a welcome addition to our fast paced lives. Try out one of our disposables, the vitamin C-infused VITA, and discover satisfying sensations and wellness with each puff!




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