What is Swanson Superior Herbs Red Orange Complex?
For those who have never heard of the Mediterranean Diet, it is a diet rich in heart healthy foods like olive oil, fresh fruit and tomatoes, herbs and spices and even to an extent, red wine. What a lot of people forget to mention is that if you live on the island of Sicily, off the south coast of Italy, there is a very special addition to that diet, Blood Oranges.
Because Sicily possesses a quite unique climate and terroir, milder than most places, with warm days and cool nights, it is a prime growing spot for these vibrantly coloured, nutrient packed oranges. Although, many more romantic souls believe they are the product of a combination of volcanic soil (from Mt. Etna) working in harmonious ecological balance with the cool sea breezes and warm sun, giving the fruit it’s unique red blush.
Whatever the reason, the science remains, these oranges, no matter the variety, are all blessed with a little something extra that you won’t find in a regular oranges, anthocyanins.
Anthocyanins are the same bioflavonoid pigment found in pomegranates and blueberries. They are what gives these fruits not only their deep colouration but their own defence from disease too. Fortunately for us, we can harness those powerful antioxidant compounds to better benefit our health too.
What is Swanson Superior Herbs Red Orange Complex used for?
Perhaps what makes the Blood Orange so special is that Polyphenolic compounds such as Anthocyanins can only be produced at low temperatures like those found at night during the winter in Sicily. They are designed to give the fruit a more robust immune system in the face of harsher climates.
Which is exactly what makes them some of nature’s most formidable antioxidants. By combining the juice, flesh and rind of three of Sicily’s best loved Blood Oranges, Swanson have created a complex supplement that offers powerful synergistic defence against the ravaging effects of free radicals.
- Contains the antioxidants Hydroxycinnamic acid
- Vitamin C
Which when combined together, offer a range of defences superior to that of the more common supermarket varieties of orange.
- May help to lower LDL or bad cholesterol levels in your body
- Can also keep your blood vessels strong and flexible.
- Can help boost your immune system and offer more long term health benefits
What is the recommended dosage of Swanson Superior Herbs Red Orange Complex?
To be used as a dietary supplement. Take one vegetable capsule every day with a glass of water.
Other ingredients: rice extract, hypromellose (vegetable capsule), silica.
Suitable for vegetarians.
If you are already on other medication or suffer from any pre-existing conditions which you believe may contradict this supplement then ALWAYS seek advice from your doctor or health practitioner before taking.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Do not take if the outer seal is broken or damaged upon purchase.
NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. Consult your healthcare professional before use if you are pregnant or nursing.
Swanson Health Products
Swanson Health Products includes a wide variety of supplements to support good health, weight management and beauty.
Vitamin C works throughout the body as it enhances immunity, reduces the symptoms of colds, and speeds up the healing of wounds.
A fatty substance produced naturally by the liver and is also found in meat and dairy foods.