antiscorbutic


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antiscorbutic

a remedy or agent that prevents or cures scurvy
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The disease continued to manifest, however, because the Royal Navy used lemon and lime juice interchangeably, not realizing that lime juice was a much less efficient antiscorbutic and that its already low efficiency was often reduced by improper processing and storage practices.
Radishes are considered a good source of calcium, iron, phosphorus, vitamins (C, B1, B2 and nicotinic acid) and fiber, which has diuretic, antiscorbutic and stimulant activities.
2003a) found L-ascorbyl-2-monophosphate calcium (AMP-Ca) to exhibit antiscorbutic activity equal to that of L-ascorbyl-2-monophosphate-Na/Ca (AMP-Na/Ca) in Korean rockfish, Sebastes schlegeli.
Lime acts as an antiscorbutic and refrigerant as well as a vitamin C supplement [6].
Ascorbic acid (AA) ([gamma]-lactone) is a water-soluble compound cited as antiscorbutic and antioxidant playing a key role in the immune response.
The native plants for which Considen documented medicinal actions include myrtle (possibly Eugenia australis) and yellow gum (possibly Xanthorrhoea hastilis) for dysentery, and native sarsaparilla (Smilax glycyphylla) as an antiscorbutic.