This tonic is vegetarian, suitable for children and alcohol-free. Vitamin C is included in these supplements, along with other herbs and B-vitamins, to maximize the absorption rate of iron and assist digestion.
Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies worldwide, because iron is difficult to get and absorb in the proper amount from the diet alone.
Iron is essential for hemoglobin formation and for the effective circulation of oxygen throughout the body.
Without adequate levels of iron in the blood one will be left feeling tired.
Women are more likely to suffer from anemia and low blood-iron because menstruation, pregnancy and breastfeeding tax their iron stores.
Vegetarians are at risk and so are those who eat little red meat because red meat is the highest dietary source of iron.
Seniors often require an iron supplement due to decreased nutrient absorption.