"Ascorbic Acid is necessary for the formulation of mature collagen, an enzyme cofactor in the metabolism of tyrosine and the synthesis of carnitine, norepinephrine and peptide hormones. Increases iron absorption from small intestine and is an antioxidant." (Hirschmann, J.V. et al, 1999)
Ascorbic Acid recycles Vitamin E by relieving it of excess electrons, thereby rejuvenating Vitamin E's antioxidant status.