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SWISSE ULTIBOOST GRAPE SEED

Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed is a premium quality formula to support collagen formation, provide antioxidant support and help relieve swelling of the legs.

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Collagen Production: Vitamin C plays an integral role in the formation of collagen. Collagen is a major structural protein, important for strong connective tissue to help maintain skin integrity and appearance.
 
Skin Health: Vitamin C helps the formation of connective tissue and supports the healing process of minor wounds.
 
Potent Antioxidant: The antioxidant properties of grape seed and vitamin C help protect against free radical damage. Grape seeds contain high levels of procyanidins, a naturally occurring bioflavonoid, also found in fruits and vegetables.
 
Relieve Swelling: Grape seed helps relieve swelling (oedema), heaviness, pain and itching of the legs.
 
Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed has been formulated based on scientific evidence to provide a multi-purpose formula in a convenient dose.
EACH TABLET CONTAINS:
 
GRAPE SEED (Vitis vinifera) standardised extract equiv. dry seed 14.25 g (equiv. procyanidins 95 mg)
VITAMIN C (ascorbic acid) 22.5 mg (from calcium ascorbate dihydrate 27.23 mg)
 
No added lactose, gluten, yeast, egg, soy or artificial flavours.
ADULT DOSAGE:
 
Two tablets daily, during or immediately after a meal, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
 
 
STORAGE:
 
Store below 25 degrees Celsius. Do not use if cap seal is broken.
 
 
WARNINGS:
 
If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet. 

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed suitable for Vegetarians?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed suitable for Vegetarians?

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Yes! Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed is suitable for Vegetarians. 

Is Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed suitable for Vegans?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed suitable for Vegans?

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Yes! Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed is suitable for Vegans. 

What are the benefits of Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed?

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What are the benefits of Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed?

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Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed is a premium quality formula including Grape Seed, Vitamin C and Blood Orange to help support collagen formation, provide antioxidant support and help relieve swelling in the legs.  

Why is the label on my Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed different?

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Why is the label on my Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed different?

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There has been an update to the label for Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed due to a change in formulation. Changes in label across Swisse Wellness range happen from time to time and this is a natural process. 

Why has Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed been reformulated?

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Why has Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed been reformulated?

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Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed has been reformulated to ensure we are able to deliver the most premium quality product and continue to support collagen formation, provide antioxidant support and help relieve swelling of the legs.

What is the difference between the original Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed and the reformulated Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed?

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What is the difference between the original Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed and the reformulated Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed?

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There have been some variations to the formulation of Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed, which now contains Grape Seed and Vitamin C. We have increased the amount of Grape Seed to 14 250 milligrams as a part of the reformulation!

Is Grape Seed indicated for Acne?

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Is Grape Seed indicated for Acne?

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Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed is not specifically indicated for acne however, it can help to support skin health. Collagen is the structural protein that forms connective tissue helping to maintain skin integrity and appearance and Vitamin C is a nutrient that plays an integral role in the formation of collagen. Vitamin C can help in the formation of connective tissue as well as support the healing process of minor wounds. 

Can Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed be taken long term?

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Can Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed be taken long term?

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We do not anticipate any challenges with taking Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed long-term however, we recommend consulting your Primary Healthcare Professional when considering any changes to your supplementary routine.

What age group is suitable to consume Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed?

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What age group is suitable to consume Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed?

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We recommend Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed is suitable for Adults who are aged 18 years and over.

Can Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed support Collagen Production?

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Can Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed support Collagen Production?

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Yes! Vitamin C plays an integral role in the formation of collagen. Collagen is a major structural protein, important for strong connective tissue to help maintain skin integrity and appearance.

Can Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed provide Antioxidant Support?

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Can Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed provide Antioxidant Support?

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 Yes! The antioxidant properties of Grape Seed and Vitamin C help protect against free radical damage. Grape Seeds contain high levels of Procyanidins, a naturally occurring Bioflavonoid, also found in fruits and vegetables.

What is the recommended dose of Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed?

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What is the recommended dose of Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed?

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We recommend taking 2 tablets daily during or immediately after a meal, as directed on the label. You may like to take 1 tablet in the Morning with Breakfast and 1 tablet in the Afternoon with Lunch. Please be advised that we do not recommend you take this supplement within 2 hours of consuming tea, coffee or any caffeinated beverages (such as cola).

Should I inform my Primary Healthcare Professional if I am taking Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed?

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Should I inform my Primary Healthcare Professional if I am taking Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed?

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Yes! We recommend consulting your Primary Healthcare Professional for more advice regarding the suitability of Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed, particularly if you are taking pharmaceutical medication.   

Is Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed suitable during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed suitable during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding?

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We do not recommend consuming Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding. We suggest that you consult your Primary Healthcare Professional when considering changes to your supplementary routine, particularly during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding, so that your situation can be monitored as necessary.