Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) is a water soluble vitamin which is necessary in the body to form collagen in bones, cartilage, muscle and blood vessels. it also aids in the absorption of iron in our body.vitamin c is beneficial especially to prevent children from catching common cold and cough. vitamin c also helps to reduce duration of flu. apart from that, vitamin c is a potent antioxidant which protects our body cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals. it’s also found to decrease helicobacter pylori bacteria, a risk factor to peptic ulcer disease and gastric cancer.appeton a-z kid’s vitamin c is a chewable tablet in square shapes with engraved alphabetical design which special formulated for children. it is available in 3 flavours which are orange, strawberry and blackcurrant. appeton a-z kid’s vitamin c is free from saccharin.