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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 assist circulatory health.*
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Collagen Formation: 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, which are naturally occurring bioflavonoids that are also found in fruits and vegetables.*
 
Circulation Support: Grape seed helps assist with the maintenance of a healthy circulatory system, which may assist with periodic leg swelling.*
 
Swisse Ultiboost Grape Seed has been formulated based on scientific evidence to provide a multi-purpose formula in a convenient dose.

Serving Size 2 Tablets
Servings Per Container 90

 

Amount per serving

%DV

Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate dihydrate)

45 mg

75%

Iron (from iron oxide)

10.5 mg

58%

Grape (seed) standardized extract (120:1)
(equiv. Procyanidins 190 mg)
(extract equivalent to dry Grape seed 28.5 g)

237.5 mg

*

* Daily Value (DV) not established

 

Other ingredients:

Microcrystalline cellulose, calcium phosphate dibasic, croscarmellose sodium, polyvinylpolypyrrolidone, tablet coating (hypromellose, polyethylene glycol 8000, titanium dioxide, carnauba wax), polyvinylpyrrolidone, magnesium stearate, colloidal silicon dioxide.

Made in Germany

RECOMMENDED ADULT USE:
 
Two tablets daily, during or immediately after a meal, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
 
 
WARNINGS:
 
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition please consult your Doctor before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
Store at room temperature.
Do not use if inner seal is broken.
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children.
In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.

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Additional references

Cosantini, A., De Bernardi, T., & Gotti, A. (1999). Clinical capillaroscopic evaluation of chronic uncomplicated venous insufficiency with procyanidins extracted from vitis vinifera. Minerva Cardioangiol, 47(1-2), 39 - 46.

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Sano, A., Tokutake, S., & Seo, A. (2013). Proanthocyanidin-rich grape seed extract reduces leg swelling in healthy women during prolonged sitting. Journal of the science of food and agriculture, 93(3), 457-462.

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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. 

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?

Answer

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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If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition please consult your Doctor before use.