What Are Liposomal Vitamins?

What Are Liposomal Vitamins?

Liposomal vitamins have been hailed as some of the best supplements to deliver vitamins to the body but do they truly deliver sufficient amounts of vitamins to the body. Liposomal vitamins are manufactured using Liposomal Encapsulation Technology (LET) so we need to look at this technology in order to understand why these supplements may be very effective within the body.

Essentially, Liposomal Encapsulation Technology consists of microscopic healthy fat particles called phospholipids along with vitamins. This technology has been used for many years to deliver certain drugs to specific tissues within the body without affecting the other parts of the body.

At the heart of this technology are liposomes. Liposomes are microscopic bubble-type particles which form a membrane made up of special molecules called phospholipids. Phospholipids are very similar to the membrane that surrounds each and every cell within our body and either allows or hinders the absorption of a nutrient or a compound.

Many years ago, researchers discovered that these liposomes could be filled with therapeutic agents and nutrients. The membrane of the liposome would hold in the nutrient and would not release it until it reached the bloodstream. This is the basis for the rise in liposomal vitamins. 

This incredible technology works because of the natural behaviour of phospholipids when they are within a water solution under the right conditions. So if you were to make a solution of vitamin C or vitamin D and mix it with phospholipids, the result would be that the resulting liposome would contain either vitamin C or vitamin D suspended inside the liposome.

Liposome technology protects these vitamins from degradation, for example as these pass through the harsh environment of the stomach acids. Once they pass the intestines into the blood, the nutrients are delivered to the cells because the cell membrane is similar in chemical structure to the liposomes allowing the nutrients to enter the cells and replenish the body. The exact mechanism is not fully understood however it is thought that because the cell membrane and the liposome resemble closely, the cell membrane cannibalises the liposome in order to repair itself and this releases the vitamins.

This dual action of Liposomal encapsulated vitamins makes liposomal vitamins more available to the body than traditional methods of capsules, tablets or sprays.

There are numerous scientific articles and white papers supporting the benefits of liposomal vitamins which include higher absorption rates, reduced gastric discomfort and improved health benefits.

DoSe Liposomal Vitamin C provides two forms of Vitamin C, ascorbic acid and sodium ascorbate, to maximise the multiple benefits that Vitamin C provides to the body. The water soluble form of Vitamin C, ascorbic acid, is utilised immediately to act on damaging free radicals and other processes, which are then readily excreted away. The second form of Vitamin C, sodium ascorbate, is a buffered form of Vitamin C which the body converts into ascorbic acid, providing sufficient Vitamin C to protect our body throughout the day. Both of these forms of Vitamin C are found in the world's first branded Vitamin C called Quali™-C which has a high absorption, is traceable source, as well as being a sustainable source of Vitamin C. 

Every batch of DoSe Liposomal Vitamin C is quality checked against five parameters including particle size, pH, the presence of stable liposomes and confirmation of the concentration of Vitamin C which ensures that the body receives the best vitamin C and helps provide the multiple benefits of Vitamin C. Each 5ml dose of DoSe Liposomal Vitamin C provides 1000mg of gentle vitamin C suitable for vegans with very high absorption & utilisation by the body. 

The Health Benefits of Vitamin C

Often referred to as the ultimate biological antioxidant, vitamin C is required for nearly every single process in the body and unfortunately we all appear to have the notion that our food intake covers this. Nothing could be further from the truth. Maintaining optimum levels of vitamin C over a 24 hour period is almost impossible since this vitamin is water soluble and excreted out of the body within a very short space of time. The use of Liposomal Vitamin C ensures delivery through the bloodstream directly to the cells and this ensures that the body has sufficient vitamin C for the whole day especially when used alongside a diet containing vegetables and fruits.

The numerous benefits of vitamin C include:

  • Vitamin C is required for all the major enzyme systems within the body. Without these enzymes, we would simply not survive and certainly a deficiency of these enzymes results in less than optimal working of every single process.
  • Studies indicate that low vitamin C levels in the body are linked to cardiovascular disease.
  • As a biological antioxidant, vitamin C fights cell mutation.
  • Vitamin C is widely used to protect the body against colds and flu.
  • Vitamin C contributes to the production of collagen. Without sufficient Vitamin C and hence collagen, our skin would show the signs of premature ageing and our arteries and veins would start to leak.
  • Vitamin C deficiency is linked to gum disease, skin haemorrhages, iron deficiency and low mood.

The Health Benefits of Vitamin D

Low dietary intake and limited sun exposure have led to large numbers of the population being deficient in vitamin D. According to the Department of Health, as much as 25% of the population may be deficient in vitamin D, although scientists estimate this to be a lot higher. Less than a decade ago, vitamin D was thought to be involved only in maintaining healthy calcium and phosphorus levels in the body required for healthy bones and teeth but the last decade has seen a surge of studies indicating that vitamin D deficiency is linked to a variety of chronic health concerns.

The numerous benefits of vitamin D include:

  • Vitamin D is absolutely vital for a strong and healthy immune system. Vitamin D is required to trigger the specialised white cells that engulf bacteria and viruses.
  • Ongoing studies indicate a relationship between vitamin D deficiency and high blood sugar levels. It would appear that vitamin D regulates the release of insulin.
  • Low levels of vitamin D seem to be closely linked to concerns where cell mutation is linked. Vitamin D might therefore be involved in protecting our genetic material.
  • Though not fully understood, vitamin D may help to elevate mood and found to be particularly useful for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of depression experienced during the winter months due to lack of sunlight.

It is advisable to get your vitamin D levels checked at least once a year because this vitamin does increase calcium levels in the body and whilst calcium is important, an excess of calcium can result in poor muscle and nerve function. 

Vitamin D Zooki is a vegan Vitamin D supplement providing both Vitamin D3 and Vitamin K2 which are important for bones, immune system & muscle function.


Glutathione is one of the most powerful antioxidants on the market with over 100,000 peer-reviewed scientific articles and experts believe that a vast majority of us may be deficient in this important nutrient. Every single cell within our body manufactures glutathione which is why scientists often consider it the most important antioxidant. Glutathione supplements help to manufacture glutathione peroxidase which protects the whole body against oxidative damage that can age our glands including skin. Glutathione is also required for the manufacture of a number of important enzymes, helps to detoxify the liver and reduces the by-products of metabolism which are damaging to the body.

Glutathione supplements have been the subject of numerous studies on glutathione's ability to tackle hyperpigmentation concerns. Both glutathione and its reduced form, Glutathione GSH, were found to be beneficial for age spots, dark spots and pigment problems. One particular study showed an improvement in its ability to improve wrinkles. This is a significant finding as cutaneous ageing is a significant problem especially as human life spans are increasing.

DoSe Liposomal Glutathione's benefits are associated with its therapeutic strength of 450 mg of Setria Reduced Glutathione in each dose in a liposome from non-GMO sunflower lipids which can be taken up by every single cell within our body. Liposomal Glutathione's side effects are scarce and so this form of reduced glutathione supplement is generally recognised as safe.

If you are already taking some of these vitamins or nutrients, or are about to start taking them, I would recommend that you consider taking liposomal vitamins for their superior delivery system. Liposomal vitamins provide a unique way to deliver the majority of each dose taken without any side effects.


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