Vitamin C based water filters are one of the most convenient solutions to successfully remove chlorine from your water.

These water filters are able to completely neutralize chlorine in your shower water by releasing vitamin C. Yes, the process is just as simple as it sounds. 

Luckily, most of these water treatment systems are easy-to-fit, so can immediately enjoy a toxin free shower without worrying about the installation process. You won’t have to call a professional plumber and pay expensive fees to get your filter ready to function. You can do all the installation work alone, quick and easy.

In this article we are going to discuss vitamin C based water filters and we will take a closer look on two excellent options you can find in our webshop.

The Health Impacts of Chlorine in Water

Questions raised regarding the health effects of water chlorination have a good reason. Chlorine in water can often be the reason for many unpleasant problems you might be experiencing. And while the first thing that comes to mind about the health impacts of chlorine in water is dry skin and hair, unfortunately, there are many other, more serious effects you should know about.

Let’s see some of these health impacts:

  • Your bathing and shower water can be one of the main sources of the health issues provoked by water chlorination. The water you use daily for showering can be the reason behind dry hair and skin, unpleasant skin rashes, itchiness, psoriasis or eczema flare-ups. 
  • Long term exposure to water chlorination can lead to asthma attacks if inhaled during showering or bathing.
  • Chlorine by-products are considered cancerogenic and their presence in your water can lead to an increased risk of breast cancer or bladder cancer.
  • Chlorine in water can have a serious impact on the nervous system of infants and small children.
  • It can also be the reason of reproductive problems and miscarriage.

Osmio Vitafresh Handheld Vitamin C Shower Filter

The Vitafresh Handheld Vitamin C shower filter by Osmio relies on the powerful filtering abilities of vitamin C. The manufacturer used pharmaceutical grade vitamin C and placed it into an easy-to-fit shower handle so you can enjoy a toxin free shower right away.

One of the key features of this product is that you can actually see the level of vitamin C in the filter cartridge, so you will know when to change it. 

Good water pressure is always a priority and that is exactly another great benefit of the Vitafresh Handle Vitamin C shower filter. The stainless steel spray improves water pressure by up to 600%.

In case you worry about using too much water, this shower filter will help you save a significant amount of water. 

Regarding the filtering capacities, in case of this Osmio Vitafresh filter, 1 gram of ascorbic acid will neutralize 1 milligram per liter of chlorine per 100 gallons of water. 

Vitafresh Advanced Shower Filter Combo Pack

When it comes to purchasing a professional water filter based on vitamin C, another great option is the Vitafresh Advanced Shower Filter Combo Pack

Similar to the previously mentioned one, this product as well uses pharmaceutical food grade of vitamin C. The fully tested vitamin C used in the filtering process is compliant with UK and European standards. 

The combo pack comes with 3 filters. Two of them are replaceable cartridge filters with a life up to 10,000 litres. This period can vary depending on the chlorine and chloramine level and the flow rate of your water.

In case you worry about how to fit this filter in your shower, you need to know that this filtration system can be used with absolutely any shower. The product is an easy-to-install water filter system and it uses a ½ inch International Standard size connection.

No loss in water pressure, no using extra water, the Vitafresh Advanced Shower Filter Combo Pack is a cost efficient and eco friendly option. 

The transparent housing of the filter cartridges will help you see how much vitamin C you have left and when you should change the filter cartridges. 

Other ways to remove chlorine from water

Without any doubt, vitamin C based water filters are one of the most efficient and convenient filtering solutions against water chlorination, there are other chlorine treatment options as well.

Manufacturer companies developed chlorine filters and placed them into other types of water filter systems as well. These target effectively chlorine and chloramine along a long list of harmful contaminants.

For example, whole house water filter systems can be a great option to eliminate chlorine from your water. The Osmio PRO-III-XL Ultimate Whole House Water Filter System features a 3-stage filter system that removes such contaminants as fluorite, hormones, bacteria, lead and of course, chlorine. 

The Osmio Duo Hydrogen Water Bottle 400ml uses the latest technology Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) and the leading method of Solid Polymer Electrolysis (SPE) technology to separate and expel chlorine, ozone and oxides  from the bottle.

You can also go with a filter system that combines carbon filter media and ceramic filter media like the Osmio 4 Stage Ultracarb Home Drinking Water Filter System

In case you are interested in other alternative ways to remove chlorine from your water, read our previous article about the best 5 methods to remove chlorine from water. By reading the article you can learn how aeration, boiling your water, water dechlorination products or carbon filters can help you neutralize chlorine in water. 

By reading the article can also find your answer to questions like when should you worry more about the different health impacts of water chlorination. 


Whether you address the issue or not, chlorine is present in every municipal water supply. In order to remove dangerous, disease-causing bacteria and viruses from your water, chlorine is an inevitable element added to the water you consume day by day. 

The problem is that long-term exposure can lead to various unpleasant effects you might experience on your own skin. Literally. Hair problems, asthma attacks, eczema flare ups or other skin irritations are all parts of the unwanted health impacts of water chlorination. 

In order to prevent or eliminate these issues, we recommend you install a professional water filter system that is able to neutralize efficiently chlorine and chloramine in your water supply.