Tonic water contains quinine, which is an ingredient in prescription medications to treat malaria, and in high doses, quinine can cause severe adverse side effects, according to a report from the United States Food and D... More »

The primary benefit of drinking tonic water is the ingredient quinine. Quinine helps to fight off malaria. This disease comes from the bites of certain mosquitoes. More »

According to a study published in the July 2012 issue of the Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, drinking alkaline water may have the potential benefit of treating patients with reflux disease. Results of the stu... More »

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Schweppes tonic water is carbonated water with sweetener, preservatives, natural flavors and quinine added. It is commonly used as a mixer in alcoholic beverages, such as gin and tonic. More »

While there are mixed opinions about whether the content on the WebMD website is reliable, one thing is certain: the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) believes that the content is sound, since the federal ... More »

The primary benefit of drinking tonic water is the ingredient quinine. Quinine helps to fight off malaria. This disease comes from the bites of certain mosquitoes. More »

Environmental factors, packaging and processing methods limit the shelf life of water in both opened and unopened bottles, although the United States Food and Drug Administration has no regulations regarding how long bot... More »