The term ’super fruit’ is defined as fruits which are both exceptionally rich in nutrients and good for overall health. These fruits are often abundant in antioxidants, which help to diminish the harmful effects of oxidants (also known as ’free radicals’) and play a key role in repairing damaged cells.
Viqua® mirrors the high concentrations of nutrients found in pomegranates, including Vitamins B1, B2 and C, Niacin, Potassium, Glutanic Acid, Aspartic Acid, Hydrolysable Tannins, Punicalagins, Ellagitannins, Flayonoids, Ellagic Acid, Pelletierines, Psuedopelletierine, Isopelletierine, Methylisopelletierine, Genistein, Diadzein and Estrone. It is also rich in another type of antioxidant molecules known as Polyphenols and contains more of these than any other fruit extract product available.
Among Polyphenols, Punicalagins have been identified as being the most effective against free radicals, thus making it the most important ingredients which pomegranates contain.
To capitalise on this and to make up for how pomegranates naturally contain very variable (and often low) levels of Punicalagin, Viqua® has been designed as a pomegranate extract with a standardised polyphenol content set at 40% including 10% Punicalagin, which is about 40 times more than the level conventionally found in pomegranate juice.