— rose (@walkinthewoods1) January 30, 2016
We do not listen. There are too many noises about us; inside us, there is too much talk, too much questioning, too much demanding, too many urges, compulsions. We have so many things and we never listen to any one of them completely, totally, to the very end. And if you would kindly so listen, you will see that, in spite of yourself, the mutation, that emptiness, that transformation, the perception of what is true, comes into being. You don’t have to do a thing, because what you do will interfere, because you are greedy, you are envious, you are full of hate, ambition, and all the mischief that thought can make. So if you can listen happily, effortlessly, then perhaps in the quiet, deep, silence you will know what is truth. And it is only that truth that liberates, and nothing else. That is why you must stand completely alone. You cannot listen through another; you cannot see with the eyes of another; you cannot think with the thoughts of others. But yet you listen through others, see through the activities, through the saints, through the dictum of others. So if you can put away all these secondary things, the activities of others, and be simple, quiet, and listen, then you will find out.
It should be noted that several of the traditional approaches that employ vitamin C do so from natural products, like berries, that also have many other co-factors and beneficial constiuents present. For example, the amla berry, also known as the Indian gooseberry, is very high in vitamin C and is a well known herb.
However the doses of vitamin C used in these studies are quite high and may not be practically achievable through oral consumption of a natural product.
We have a forum thread about vitamin C if you want to discuss the topic further.