Boils, Vitamin C

Individuals who suffer from recurrent boils (furuncles) may benefit from the consumption of one gram of vitamin C per day. Twenty-three patients who tested negative for Staphylococcus infection (a common cause of boils) took vitamin C daily for four to six weeks demonstrated improvement.
(Journal of Infectious Diseases 173:1502-3, 1996)
Copyright 1996 Phylis A Austin

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