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Tonic water is a carbonated drink containing water, sugar, citric acid and quinine in varying amounts. The latter was added originally to help cure or prevent malaria in colonial countries such as India. Tonic water is usually mixed with gin or vodka or used in cocktails. When lemon flavour is added, it is known as bitter lemon. The best brands of tonic water use spring water and natural quinine from the fever tree.

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